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Student named Outstanding Performer

May 14, 2013
Keri is pictured with high school band director Don Hughes and elementary music teacher, Julie Hill. Mrs. Hill has accompanied Keri on her solos since sixth grade in which Keri has always earned top marks.

Keri Murphy, a senior at Washington High School, has the distinct honor of being selected as an Outstanding Performer at this year's Iowa High School Music Association's Solo/Small Ensemble Festival. Band, vocal, string, and piano Outstanding Performance Award winners are invited to participate in a recital. This recital took place at the Music Hall on the campus of Iowa State University, Ames, on May 15, 2013. She is the daughter of Bruce and Jane Murphy.

Keri has studied privately with Dr. Jason Edwards at Iowa Wesleyan College and for the last two years came away from solo contest with a perfect score on her ballot. One student from each performance center is chosen as the outstanding performer for the day and is invited to participate in the recital. Keri has also achieved membership in the Iowa All State Band for the last two years.

 

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