Band wins seven medals at state competition

Maya Hausman was a member of the state winning woodwind quintet.

Seven Cleveland band students won medals at the instrumentalists’ state solo and state chamber music competition recently, and the woodwind quintet was crowned state champions, said band director Gary Riler.

In the state chamber music competition, Cleveland’s Woodwind Quintet: Alice Bokman, Maya Hausman, Ben McHarris, Ariah Piper, and Miles Wheeler took first place.

Winning solo medals were Alice Bokman, Gemma Canfield, Ansel Harris Crowne, Cooper Headrick, Henry Parker, Ariah Piper, and Hayden Spurgeon.