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VIDEO: High school musicians gather at MU for state festival

Saturday, April 27, 2013 | 6:13 p.m. CDT; updated 6:50 p.m. CDT, Saturday, April 27, 2013
Michelle Huey from Park Hill High School in Kansas City practices the bass Friday outside McDavid Residence Hall before performing at the 62nd Annual Missouri State High School Activities Association State Music Festival.

COLUMBIA — Joe Somoza and Leland Williams came from North Kansas City High School to play as a duet this weekend in the Missouri State High School Activities Association State Music Festival.

This wasn’t their first time performing at the festival. Leland qualified in Class 1 in his performance last year.

Michelle Huey is a bass player from Park Hill High School in Kansas City. She came to Columbia with her mother, Diane Huey, and her piano accompanist, Ted Horowitz. Michelle Huey will graduate from high school this year and plans to study music and engineering in college.

MU hosted the 62nd annual festival, which included 395 schools and more than 4,800 individual performances this year, according to the activities association's website.

Supervising editor is Brian Kratzer.


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