Madrigal Feaste plays to large crowds at TMS
The 11th annual Madrigal Feaste played to full “castles” last month at the Tonganoxie Middle School commons area.
Tonganoxie middle and high school vocal departments provided the entertainment for the two-night dinner event.
The Royal Court consisted of: King Jonathan Duvall, Queen Jessica Sommers, Prince Jacob Tannehill, Jester Jacob Casselman, Princess Christopher Tiner, Princess Jody Baragary, Princess Alysia Gonzales, Grand Duchess Mallory Harrell, Grand Duchess Allie Packard, Grand Duchess Jo Kissinger, Grand Duchess Amy Wilkins, Duchess Kelsi Briggs, Duchess Rachel Milbourn, Duchess Paige Shomin, Duchess Jennifer Stinson, Margravine Sara Krapp, Margravine Hedvig Langehaug, Countess Kate Ebbert, Countess Haley Griffiin, Count Kelsey Lawrence, Countess Madelyn Lewis, Countess Bonnie Monahan, Viscount Thomas Fox, Viscountess Halston Field, Viscount Tyler Wehmeyer, Viscount Zac Edwards, Viscountess Annabelle Friese, Baron Jackson Bartlett, Baroness Meagan Behm, Baron Ben Clark, Baroness Kourtni Freemyer, Baron Lelynd Davis, Baron Mat Davis, Baroness Haley Starcher, Baron Joshua Hunter, Baron Justyn Leslie, Baron Hayden Sigourney, Baron Jared Sommers, Baron Nathan Tuter, Baron Colten Weaver, Baronetess Megan Briggs, Baronet Cody Gauger, Baronetess Lauren Harrell, Baronet Quin Smith, Baronetess Haley Knipp, Baronet Christian Tiner, Baronetess Grace Reilly, Sir Marcus Barnes, Dame Emma DeMaranville, Sir Zach Berry, Sir Austin Ettinger, Dame Kaitlin Hall, Sir Thomas Gord, Sir Joshua Lingo, Sir Alex Tate and Sir Marcus Wilkins.
This year’s apprentice servers were Kayla Beadle, Kahlee Crossno, Andrew Dent, Cassie Hargrave, Elizabeth Kietzman, Dylan Kroll, Alexis Lauri, Taylor Lee, Holly Lentz, Randa Lewis, Amy Lindsay, Amanda Martin, Nathaniel Masters, Sara Osborne, Colten Pope, Alyson Sander, Braden Shryock, Grace Snodgrass, Micaela Weaver, Gabi Westrich, Brianna Whitworth, Britany Wiles and Blake Williams.
Ceremonial music performed at the Madrigal Feaste started with “Welcome One and Welcome All,” as well as “Masters in This Hall,” “Gloucestershire Wassail,” “Boar’s Head Carol,” “Deck the Hall” and “Silent Night.”
For the Royal Concert, the eighth-grade choir performed “Joyfully Sing,” “Now My Heart” and “Christmas is Coming.” The concert choir performed “A Festive Madrigal,” “Bel Festino” and “Ding Dong! Merrily on High.”
The THS Chieftain Singers then performed “Throw Open Your Shutters!” “Lavender’s Blue,” Music’s Echo” and “Fyer, Fyer, My Heart.”
Students also performed “Rapunzel, Rapunzel, Let Down Your Hair” during the Feaste.
Cast members for “Rapunzel” were Tommy Ford, steward; Jacob Casselman, jester; Jonathan Duvall, king; Madelyn Lewis, heckler; Jessica Sommers, queen; Josh Hunter, Moderately Grimm; Nathan Tuter, Relatively Grimm; Kelsi Briggs, beggar and Rapunzel/Rapunzel; Tyler Wehmeyer, boy; Jackson Bartlett, prince; Ben Clark, distraught father; Mallory Harrell, Lady 1; Grace Reilly, Lady 2; Paige Shomin, Lady 4; Halston Field (Dec. 7) and Bonnie Monahan (Dec. 8), Lady 4; Sara Krapp, witch; Zac Edwards, delivery guy; Joshua Lingo, hunter; and Emma DeMaranville, the Boar’s Head Toast.