Area bands compete in Triton Jazz Festival
FORT DODGE – The inaugural Triton Jazz Festival was held on the Iowa Central Community College campus on Jan. 17.
Fourteen jazz bands from Class 1A, 2A, 3A, and 4A high schools performed for a panel of judges, who provided clinical critiques.
First, second, and third place rankings are as follows:
Class 1A High School
Prairie Valley No. 1 ranking
Southeast Webster Grand No. 2 ranking
Class 2A High School
Okoboji No. 1 ranking
South Central Calhoun No. 2 ranking
Alta Aurelia No. 3 ranking
Class 3A High School
Humboldt No. 1 ranking
Greene County No. 2 ranking
Nevada No. 3 ranking
Fort Dodge Senior High No. 1 ranking
Soloists from the various schools also received award, including Demetry Thongsouk (Alto Sax) and
Colt Richardson (Tenor Sax), both from Webster City High School.