PHS takes the stage at Musicfest


April 20, 2023

Courtesy of Chelsea Corrao

The jazz band performs at Musicfest. Back row, from left: Eleanor Kandoll, Issabella Carow, Canek Sosa, Logan Haley, Zander Jones, Evan Ware, Adrian Ducat, and Heidi Brantuas. Front row, from left: Oliver Petersen, Elias Ward, Torey Fry, Sean Toth, and Thomas Olsen-Phillips.

The Petersburg High School band took the ferry down to Ketchikan last week to perform at Musicfest and cheer on other bands who made the trip from Metlakatla to Skagway.

The 28 PHS students spent three days putting on concerts in front of a packed Ketchikan High School auditorium as well as playing solo and ensemble pieces.

"We've been working really hard in here and we performed better than we had been performing in class, which is always the goal, so there were lots of smiles from our kids and standing ovations from the audience," Band Director Chelsea Corrao said.

"They definitely had a...

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