On March 22, the Van-Far High School Band earned an “Exemplary I rating,” the top rating, at the MSHSAA State Large Ensemble Festival held at Mexico High School. This is the first time since 2010 for the band to earn the top honors.
The Van-Far Choir earned an “Outstanding II” rating.
On Saturday, March 24, several members of the music department traveled again to Mexico, this time for the district solo contest. From the group, Jayson Orr, Aubrey Bunge, and Trevor Winders earned an “Exemplary I rating” to qualify for the State solo festival on Thursday, April 26 at the University of Missouri-Columbia.