Prepare for an entertaining evening Feb. 20

Meet the 2018 Bulldog Beat Show Choir. See story for identification.

OHS musicians will be anxious to showcase their talents during a Jazz Band/Show Choir concert Tuesday, Feb. 20, beginning at 7 p.m. at the high school.

In their first performance of the season, Jan. 29 in Marshalltown, the Bulldog Beat Show Choir received a Division I rating. Coping is is the Dutch Masters Classic in Pella, Saturday, Feb. 17. Their home performance Feb. 20 is followed by the Ram Showcase Saturday, Feb. 24 at Southeast Polk High School. And finally, the group will compete Saturday, March 3 at Cedar Rapids Jefferson High School.

This year’s set includes: “Fighter” by Christina Aguilera (soloists Camryn Buxton and Aidan Skalicky); “I’ll Make a Man Our of You,” from Disney’s Mulan (Patrick Glenn, soloist); “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” by the Andrews Sisters; “Fight Song” (soloists Natalie Keenan CJ Buck, Aidan Skalicky, Joe Sells, Claire Thede); and “Ballroom Blitz (soloist Bryce Stevens).

Pit musicians are Mranda Wheelock (alto sax), Aubrey Keenan (alto sax), Emma Blair (tenor sax), Allea Klauenberg (trombone), Jared Tonsfeldt (trumpet), Alex Bebb (trumpet), Jack Clayton (guitar), Hannah Booth (bass), Carter Stonehocker (synth), and David Emerson on piano.

“The Bulldog Beat would like to thank the community for its whole-hearted support of this great Ogden tradition,” says Director Michael-Huey Jones. “We hope to see you at the home show.”

Read more in the Feb. 14 issue of The Ogden Reporter.

PHOTO ID: Meet the 2018 OHS Show Choir: Front row, left to right, Claire Thede, Hannah Salati, Courtney Paulsen, Camryn Buxton, Natalie Keenan, Gabby Diggs, Myra Bolton. Second row, Abby Bryan, Lily Hammer, Lauren Kennedy, Hope Schroeder, Margo Christensen, Aidan Skalicky, Amber Braniff, Shaylie Johannsen, Elaina Clayton. Back row, Alex Clubine, Patrick Glenn, CJ Buck, Charlie Lake, Sam Christensen, Bryan Woodall, Noah Snedden, Bryce Stevens, Jeff Chumbley, Ethan Haberer, Jacob Samuelson, Garrett Buxton, Steven Flynn. Not pictured: Mason Will, Lennon Schriever, Joe Sells. -Ogden Reporter photo by Kathy Pierce