HAYS, KS -- University jazz ensembles and western Kansas high school musicians will be featured at two separate events coming to Fort Hays State University's Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center.
The university Music Department's Jazz Ensembles I and II will perform in concert at 8 p.m. April 19.
Then the High School Solo Competition Recital will be at 3 p.m. on April 22.
Six pianists and one violinist will be on the high school program. Performers were selected by members of the Ohio University, Athens, music faculty.
The high school performers are listed by hometown.
Hays: Julie Trump, pianist.
Larned: Paul Nething, pianist.
Lawrence: Christy Wheeler, pianist.
Ransom: Jennifer Horchem, pianist.
Salina: Eric Johnson, pianist.
Valley Center: Tara Bowen, violinist.
Wichita: Sharon Ho, pianist.