Po-Hi band excels at contest

Ponca City Now - March 4, 2016 1:52 pm

The following are the ratings for the high school band students from the District 4 OSSAA Solo and Ensemble Contest held last Saturday at NOC in Tonkawa. Solo results are listed first:

Josh Branch – clarinet solo – I

Riley Barrick – clarinet solo – I

Joshua Chrisman – clarinet solo – I

Rhiannon Bahnmaier – bass clarinet solo – I

Giant Boykin – alto saxophone solo – I

Brayden Smith – trombone solo – I

Garrett Coats – percussion solo – I

Katherine Fields – percussion solo – I

Kobe Cain – percussion solo – I

Rudy Rockett – percussion solo – I

Riley Bahnmaier – alto saxophone solo – II

Paul Miller – percussion solo – II

Emily Werner – percussion solo – II

Becca Stinson – percussion solo – II

Of the above, Branch, Boykin, Smith, and Cain qualified for state contest by means of playing their solo from memory.

Ensemble results are as follows:

Flute Choir (Emily Batschelett, Feather Campbell, Zoe Freeman, Sarah Gustafson, Lacy Hooper, Autumn Posey, Katelyn Schulz, Britney Webb, Hope Willis) – I

Clarinet Choir (Riley Barrick, Joshua Branch, Eve Cawley, Mikayla Chaloupek, Joshua Chrisman, Kylie Jones, Tonya McDaniels, Luis Ramirez, Rhiannon Bahnmaier, Andrew Escobedo, Victoria Ramirez) – I

Brass Choir (Noah Raza, Autumn Thiele, Jordan Zhang, William Corff, Brayden Smith, Logan Stout, Ethan Androes, Joshua Blodgett, Caleb Murray, Tyrese Hinman) – I

Percussion Quartet (Emily Werner, J. J. Richards, Cale Helsel, Katie Fields) – I

Percussion Ensemble (Kobe Cain, Garrett Coats, Dereck Jernigan, Landon Lander, Paul Miller, Caden McCormick, Matthew Otto, Rudy Rockett, Austin Ross, Becca Stinson) – I

Flute Trio (Emily Batschelett, Katelyn Schulz, Britney Webb) – II

Double Reed Trio (Kylie Hopkins, Kirsten Law, Robyn Maloney) – II

All of the ensembles that earned a superior (I) rating qualified for state contest. None of the solos and ensembles made below a II, which is in itself a nice accomplishment.


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