Iowa High School Music Association Large Group Festival

Bennett competed in the IHSMA Large Group Festival with the Pleasant Valley (PV) String Orchestra, PV Orchestra, and PV Concert Band conducted by Robert Swinney (Orchestra Director) on May 3 and 4th.

The String Orchestra received a I or Superior Rating

PVHS String Orchestra
PVHS String Orchestra

Bennett plays the Bass Fiddle that belonged to his Great Grandfather, Bob Roudabush.

nett (L) playing Bass Fiddle with the PVHS String Orchestra
nett (L) playing Bass Fiddle with the PVHS String Orchestra

Bennett and Orchestra firends taking a break between performances.

Bennett and Orchestra friends between performances
Bennett and Orchestra friends between performances

The PVHS Orchestra performed after the String Orchestra and also received a I or Superior rating.

PVHS Orchestra
PVHS Orchestra
Bennett (L) playing Bass Fiddle with the PVHS Orchestra
Bennett (L) playing Bass Fiddle with the PVHS Orchestra

Bennett plays the Tuba with the PVHS Concert Band. PVHS has the largest band in the State of Iowa and had 4 separate bands competing. Bennetts band received a II or Excellent rating.

PVHS Concert Band
PVHS Concert Band
Tuba section of Bennetts Concert Band Group
Tuba section of Bennetts Concert Band Group

Bennett had a loyal fan club there to enjoy his performances. Members of the fan club present were: Marie Roudabush (Great Grandmother), Burt and Marilyn Gearhart (Grandparents), Christine Cournoyer (Mother), Chase and Tanner Cournoyer (Brothers).

Bennetts Fan Club
Bennetts Fan Club

 

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