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Band and Choir Solo and Ensemble Results - 2017
Band and Choir Solo and Ensemble Results - 2017
The Houston High School Band had a very good night at the SubSection One Solo and Ensemble Contest.  Houston Band Members garnered a Best in Site, 7 Superior Ratings, and 14 Excellent Ratings!
Best in Site and Superior Rating was awarded to Noah for his performance of Concerto in A Minor by Bach.  He attained a perfect score of 40 out of 40 for his performance.

Mr. Munderloh would like to thank Noah for accompanying several vocal events, too.

Seven students were also awarded Superior Ratings (35-40 points). 
Maria Esch – Tenor Sax Solo
Bree Jore – Clarinet Solo
Amber Chapel – Clarinet Solo 
Nick Erickson – Snare Solo
Ariel Scanland and Sophia Stilin – Clarinet Duet 
Tristan Quinn – Trumpet Solo
Earning Excellent Ratings for Solos were:
Brandon Grupe – Trumpet
McKenzie Dankers – Flute
Maddy Srock – Bass Clarinet
Ethan Papenfuss – French Horn
Gretchen Hill – Flute

Earning Excellents for Ensembles were: 
Jenny Albrecht & Dustin Stampka – Trombone Duet
Audrey Stilin, Emma Yocum &Tessa Peterson – Sax Trio
Alyssa Rostad, Lilli Carlson & Ben Beckman – Percussion Trio
Sarah Albrecht, Damon Carrier & Lena Thompson – Low Brass Trio
Jason Hill, Ethan Papenfuss & Evan Heintz – Trumpet Trio
Lydia Thompson, Becca Lee, Marissa Kennedy & Kloey Jacobs – Flute Quartet
Jon Smith, Mikkel Schutte and Casey Porter – Percussion Trio
Amber Chapel, Bree Jore and Shelby Norlien – Clarinet Trio
Haley Carr, Dakota Stampka and Trenten Kubitz – Trumpet Trio

These students can all be heard at the final Band Concert, Tuesday, May 23, 7:30 p.m. 

Congratulations to the HHS Choir members who participated in Solo and Ensemble Small Group Contest. Nine soloists received a Superior rating.
Noah and Maria both received the Best in Site Award for their vocal solos.  

Superior Rating for Solo:
Damon Carrier
Lilli Carlson
MacKenzie Dankers
Brandon Grupe
Bree Jore
Brynne Schultz
Connor Van Gundy

Excellent Rating for Solo: Amber Chapel

Excellent Rating for Ensemble:
Damon Carrier
Brandon Grupe
Evan Heintz
Tanner Krage
Ethan Papenfuss
Cade Roth
Alex Townsend
Connor Van Gundy

Good Rating Ensemble:
Ethan Papenfuss and Evan Heintz - Duet 

The Spring Choir Concert is scheduled for Sunday, May 21st at Cross of Christ Church at 7:00 PM.

~ submitted by Mr. Grupe

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