The annual Dakota~Thurston County 4-H Music Contest and Presentation contest was held on Thursday evening April 21st, at the Dakota City United Methodist Church.
4-H youth from both counties prepared musical selections and performed their best for the judge and audience. There were instrumental solos and duets, vocal solos and duets, a presentation and even a tap dance!
Rylie Hermelbracht participated in the Presentation contest and gave a wonderful presentation on Rabbit Showmanship. She has the opportunity to attend the Presentation at the Nebraska State Fair in August. The judge for the event was Kristi Tremayne. Kristi shared comments with the contestants and encouraged all of them to continue with their music education and performing.
Best of Show Grand Champion: Joy Trimble
Best of Show Reserve Champion: Audric Cavenee
Payton Hermelbracht – Clarinet
Audric Cavenee – Double Bass
Audric Cavenee – Bass Clarinet
Elle Lamplot – Piano
Amaryn Bodlak – Piano
Addison Lamplot – Piano
Rylie Hermelbracht – Tenor Saxophone
Jenna Raymer – Trombone
Brooke Raymer – Snare Drum
Purple: Joy Trimble
Blue: Payton Hermelbracht & Audric Cavenee – Clarinet
Purple: Elle & Addison Lamplot
Purple: Amaryn Bodlak – Tap Dance
Grand Champion: Rylie Hermelbracht (B)