Templeton Middle School eighth-grader Sarah Vowels was honored for her participation April 29 in the Wisconsin School Music Association State Music Festival held at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. Performing on clarinet, Vowels received a “very good” rating for her solo performance. The rating was achieved by receiving “excellent” or “very good” marks in the categories of tone, music interpretation, intonation, expression and articulation. She qualified for the state festival by receiving the highest rating possible at a district music festival in early April.
The festival featured student soloists and ensembles from throughout southeast Wisconsin.