”It’s important to me that my students and their families know that leaving this year was never in my intentions,” Judy Erpelding, director of Free State High School orchestra, writes in this column.
Free State High School orchestra members have been selected to perform in an annual festival with youth orchestras from across Kansas and Missouri.
Free State seniors Morgan Kimuri and Mei Gordon Washington practice cello every day, many mornings before dawn. The community will be able to witness the girls’ and their classmates’ dedication firsthand during a free concert with the KC Symphony’s Mobile Music Box Tuesday at South Park.
Judy Erpelding, director of orchestras at Free State High School, has been selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction.
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