Dexter sets get high marks in competition

Dexter Band Boosters

On Friday, March 4, 2022, Dexter High School Bands (Varsity, Concert and Symphonic) and Orchestras (Concert and Chamber) showed off their talents on stage at Ann Arbor Huron High School for the annual MSBOA District (Michigan School Band & Orchestra Association) 12 Festival competition.

On Tuesday, March 8, Dexter High School Choirs (Concert, Descant, and Chamber) showed off their talents onstage at Clarenceville High School in Livonia for the annual MSVMA (Michigan School Vocal Music Association) District 12 High School Choral Festival competition.

Dexter HS Concert Orchestra. Photo credit: Elena Lu

Under the direction of Orchestra Director, Mr. Matt Deloria, Music Director, Dr. Kenneth Moore, and Choir Director, Ms. Julie Bassett, every band, orchestra, and choir at Dexter High School has achieved Premier League odds.

On Thursday, March 10, Mill Creek Middle School’s 7th and 8th grade bands received Division 1 grades at the MSBOA District 12 Band Festival hosted by Thurston High School in Redford. The Mill Creek Middle School groups are led by Mr. Andrew Damman and Mrs. Rachel Wilson.

Dexter HS Chamber Orchestra. Photo credit: Michelle Sposito

Music, orchestra and choir festivals are an opportunity for music ensembles to present a program which is evaluated by performance judges. Sets are rated on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being the highest rating.

Dexter HS University Tape. Photo credit: Bob Robke
Dexter HS Concert Band. Photo credit: Amy Robke
Dexter HS Chamber Choir. photo credit Selma Filiz
Dexter HS Concert Choir. photo credit Haila Moazami
Dexter HS Descant Choir. photo credit Haila Moazami
Mill Creek Grade 8 Band. photo creditMichelle Matson
Mill Creek Grade 7 Band. photo creditCarolyn Anderson-Fermann

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