May 12, 2022

The Decorah High School Music Department participated in the annual State Large Group Music Festival on Friday, May 6 at Waverly-Shell Rock High School. This is an adjudicated festival in which bands and choirs perform for a panel of three judges and receive one of five divisional ratings for their performance: Division I “Superior” rating, Division II “Excellent” rating, Division III “Good” rating, Division IV “Fair” rating, Division V “Poor” rating. The ratings are based on a point scale. Symphonic Band received a division I rating, Wind Ensemble a division II rating, Ninth Grade Choir a division I rating, Viking Chorus a division II rating, and Concert Choir a division I rating with two perfect scores.