SLHS music students perform well at solo and ensemble contest

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Solo Ensemble Contest I ratings: Percussion Choir, Brass Choir, Flute Choir, Clarinet Choir, Low Brass Choir, Ellie Scully and CherDer Ya Moo (flute duet), Sandra Ramos (bass clarinet solo,) Ethan Courter (marimba duet,) Victor Tapia, Reed Wunschel, Raul Tejeda, Dylan Youngstedt, Raul Arevalo (mixed brass ensemble,) Eric Ni and Saw Moo (clarinet duet,) Dustin Robinson (trombone solo,) Celine Mai and Piyawan Luklan (flute duet,) Owen Lenzmeier (xylophone duet,) Ethan Courter and Luke Nicholson (percussion duet,) Sarah Olson (clarinet duet,) Ellie Scully, Cher Der Ya Moo, Celine Mai (flute trio,) Jessi Baker and Emma Kenkel (sax duet,) Sami Lalone, Beauna Thammathai, Skylar Cole (flute trio,) Damian Guanajuato (Horn solo,) Skylar Cole (flute solo,) Jessica Slight (Horn solo,) Sarah Olson & Ellie Scully (mixed woodwind duet,) Sandra Ramos and Andrew Hann (bass clarinet duet,) Jessica Slight and Skylar Cole (mixed instrument duet) and Beauna Thammathai (piano solo.) Owen Lenzmeier received a perfect score on his ballot. Outstanding performers were Celine Mai, Che Der Da Moo, Ellie Scully (flute trio) and Ethan Courter (marimba solo.) / Photo submitted

The Iowa High School Music Association state solo/ensemble contest was held at Storm Lake on Monday, March 26.Students were critiqued by a judge for a rating on their solos and ensembles. Three events were chosen as outstanding performers at the end of the day. These students will perform at the state honor’s recital on May 9 in Ames.