The Garden City High School music department participated in the State Large Group Contest held Wednesday, April 12, 2017. The competition was held at Dodge City High School in Dodge City, Kansas. A panel made up of three judges rated each of the performances in their particular music group.
Garden City High School took two bands to state competition. Symphonic Band received a “I” rating and the Wind Ensemble received a “I” rating.
Two choirs participated in the state competition. A Cappella Choir received a “I” rating and the Freshman Girls chorus received a “I” rating. The A Cappella Choir received straight “I” ratings from all three judges. There were 95 GCHS choir members that participated in the competition.
The orchestra took two groups to the state competition. The Symphonic Orchestra received a “I” rating and the Concert and Philharmonic orchestras received a “II” rating. There were 132 GCHS orchestra students that participated in the competition.