On Saturday, October 22 at Independence High School, 43 Decorah High School musicians participated in the Iowa All-State Music auditions. The students prepared difficult musical selections and then competed for spots in the All-State ensembles with students from East Central and Northeast Iowa, including Dubuque and Cedar Rapids schools.

Fifteen students were selected as members of the 2022 ensembles: Cedrik Beiwel, viola; Oliver Brummel, bass; Jenna Hartz, alto; Gabriel Hiner, bass; Mikayla Hiner, soprano; Simon Kutz, cello; Sally Laybourn, alto; Ada Lovelace, soprano; Michael Njus, tenor; Libby Phillips, tenor; Mairi Sessions, tuba alternate; Gareth Sweet, tenor; Elias Vorvick, trombone; Ezra Vorvick, string bass; and Rorie Wiedow, alto.

Front row (l-r): Jenna Hartz, Rorie Wiedow, Libby Phillips, and Gareth Sweet
Second row (l-r): Mikayla Hiner, Sally Laybourn, Mairi Sessions, Eli Vorvick, Michael Njus, and Ada Lovelace
Third row (l-r): Cedrik Beiwel, Ezra Vorvick, Oliver Brummel, Gabriel Hiner, and Simon Kutz