The Sound of God Given Talent is Heard at the Band Solo & Ensemble Festival

The Lord blessed us abundantly over the past weekend at the district band solo & ensemble festival. Congratulations to the many band students, 6th through 12th grade that had amazing performances! Every student received ratings that earned them a medal. We had 73 superior ratings! Also, many thanks to Mrs. Latham,

Mrs. Carl, and Mrs. Fung for their help accompanying and coaching the students.


6th Grade

Superior Rating


Stella Lee- Flute Solo

Harlee Cress- Flute Solo

Peyton Stabler- Flute Solo

Kase Gibson – Clarinet Solo

Camden Ledlow- Clarinet Solo

Corinne Nasello- Clarinet Solo

Carolina Miranda- Clarinet Solo

Cale Strickland- Alto Sax Solo

Mylan Collins- Trumpet Solo

Ashley Logan- Trumpet Solo

Dan Colon- Horn Solo

CJ Miller- Horn Solo

Jaxon Hatcher- Trombone Solo

Ian Goines- Trombone Solo

Avery Cassell- Euphonium Solo

Mark Dainty – Tuba Solo

Gray Ottman- Snare Drum Solo

Gray Ottman- Mallet Solo

Flute Duet- Harlee Cress & Stella Lee

Flute Trio- Harlee Cress, Myah Kane, & Stella Lee

Clarinet Trio- Kase Gibson, Camden Ledlow, & Corinne Nasello

Brass Quintet- Mylan Collins, Ashley Logan, CJ Miller, Jaxon Hatcher, & Mark Dainty


6th Grade

Excellent Rating

Myah Kane- Flute Solo


7th & 8th Grade

Superior Rating

Kylah Blough- Flute Solo

Lauren Jones- Flute Solo

Lily Sirianni   – Flute Solo

Allan Stewart- Oboe Solo

Maddox Hatcher- Bassoon Solo

McKenna Gravitt- Clarinet Solo

Skyler Grooms- Clarinet Solo

Jai Mitchell- Clarinet Solo

Tina Zhang- Clarinet Solo

Jonas Streets- Bass Clarinet Solo

Ajeyaa Niver- Alto Sax Solo

Conor Browne- Alto Sax Solo

Wesley Rogers- Horn Solo

Sean Valentine- Tuba Solo

Wenjo Lai- Snare Drum Solo

Jordan Nuthalapaty- Snare Drum Solo


Flute Duet- Kylah Blough & Lauren Jones

Flute Duet- Lily Sirianni & Rena Wilson

Trombone Duet- Jack Grubb & TJ Weeks


7th & 8th Grade

Excellent Rating

Rena Wilson- Flute Solo

Clarinet Trio Skyler Grooms, Katherine Whatley, & Tina Zhang

Woodwind Choir Kylah Blough, Lauren Jones, Rena Wilson, Lily Sirianni, Allan Stewart, Maddox Hatcher, Hillary Vargas, McKenna Gravitt, Skyler Grooms, Jai Mitchell, Tina Zhang, Jonas Streets, Ajeyaa Niver, Conor Browne

Brass Choir Kylie Kirkman, Everett Volheim, Stephanie Diaz, Ethan Edds, Wesley Rogers, Neil Dave, Jacob Crosby, Jack Grubb, TJ Weeks, Sean Valentine, Brent Curtis, Wenjo Lai,  Hyatt Galbraith, Jordan Nuthalapaty


High School

Superior Rating


Katie Jones- Flute Solo

Jazmyn Weeks- Clarinet Solo

Trinity Delgado- Clarinet Solo

Anna Lowe- Alto Sax Solo

Emma Robinson- Horn Solo

Hannah Miller- Trumpet Solo

Erica Owen- Trumpet Solo

Ethan Caswell- Trumpet Solo

Jamie Murray- Trumpet Solo

Brandon Autey- Trombone Solo

Josh Plyler- Euphonium Solo

Kacey Hutto-Timpani Solo


Saxophone Trio Sun Woo Lee, Anna Lowe, & Seth Martinez

Saxophone Duet Sun Woo Lee & Anna Lowe

Mallet Trio Avery Bryant, Matti Fusaro, & Max Mudger


High School

Excellent Rating

Rachel Plyler- Horn Solo

Emma Galbraith- Trombone Solo

Tyler Maloy-Piano Solo

Woodwind Sextet Rebecca Chapman, Katherine Grubb, Rachel Plyler, Emma Robinson, Annie Bolter, Trinity Delgado


In addition, the following events qualified for State: Trinity Delgato – Clarinet Solo, Anna Lowe – Alto Sax Solo, Hannah Miller – Trumpet Solo, Saxophone Duet: Sun Woo Lee & Anna Lowe

All of the students who participated this weekend worked very hard in their preparation and we congratulate them!