Monday, February 8, 2010

Congratulations to BHS Solo and Ensemble Participants

Congratulations to all of the students who represented the BHS Bands at MSBOA District IV Solo and Ensemble Festival over the weekend. We had 25 events attend, a record for my time at BHS. Below is a breakdown of the students who earned a first-division or second-division rating. Those students who earned a first-division rating are now eligible to attend State Solo and Ensemble Festival at the end of March.

First Division Ratings
--Nick Rifel: trumpet solo
--Matt Germaine: trombone solo
--Amy Molner: piano solo
--Ryan Levy: snare drum solo
--Shelby Chessman: trumpet solo
--Daniel Okun: tuba solo
--Mark Jones, Chelsea Rowe, Alissa Rowe, Matt Germaine & Nick Rifel: brass quintet
--Mark Jones: euphonium solo
--Kris McGough: euphonium solo
--Sarah Shaw & Katie Murphy: clarinet duet
--Megan Gilson: flute solo

Second Division Ratings
--Max Dubrinsky: snare drum solo
--Cassi Fitch & Justine Ciaravino: flute/clarinet duet
--Lim-Lim Kobe: piano solo
--Mitchell Hart & Zack Lask: mallet duet
--Sydney Oliva: tenor saxophone solo
--Ashleigh Merriman: clarinet solo
--Joylene Jabboori: flute solo
--Chelsea Rowe & Alissa Rowe: trombone/trumpet duet
--Chloe Bennett, Anna Goldberg & Michelle Henning: clarinet trio
--Phillip Ring: alto saxophone solo
--Sarah Binkow & Zilphia Martin: clarinet duet