The “2016 Best Communities for Music Education” award the district recently received was backed up by our amazing student musicians at the Wisconsin State Music Association Solo and Ensemble District Festival recently.
Lake Geneva Middle School hosted the March 5 event and the results for our local students have been compiled.
A dozen Delavan-Darien High School individuals and groups, and Phoenix Middle School vocal soloist Ronnell Flemming earned ratings of A1* and have qualified for the state Solo and Ensemble Festival scheduled for April 20 at UW-Whitewater.
Heading to state with Flemming are DDHS student musicians: Allison DeJong, Piano solo; Emily Graham, Flute Solo; Ester Jenninga, Piano solo; Cheyenne Norman, Viola Solo; Julien Riviere, Viola Solo and Duet; Melonie Wright, Alto Saxophone Solo; Cole Castel and Alexander Rosencrans, Trumpet Duet.
Also going to state are the:
- DDHS Lydian Choir, Vocal Jazz (Jace Banasik, Allison DeJong, Clair Gamble, Jailyn Schroeder, Racquelle Simons, Nicole VanDyken, David Vegter, Morgan Holmes, Anya Jeninga, Tyler Kasun, Brie Anne Mick, Dorian Miller, Erinn Penniman, Starr Peterson, Uriel Reyes, Julien Riviere, Christian Santiago, Noah Smith, Erik Tildahl, Cameren Torres, Robert Zaratzian).
- DDHS Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble Group (Noal Brouwer, Alejandro Cruz, Rachel DeBow,Brock Deschner, Kyle Deschner, Tyler DuBois, Jade Hultine,Richard Karbash, Thomas Karbash, Andrew Logterman, Dorian Miller, Julian Ochoa-Morales, Hector Padilla, Erik Penniman, Maria Perez, Julien Riviere, Alexander Rosencrans, Noah Smith, Zachary Weerts, Emilee Wellman, Melonie Wright).
- DDHS “Pops” Choir, Alternative Strings Ensemble (Madelyn Andreoni, Tyler Aranda, Jace Banasik, Esme Castaneda, Liliana DeLaCruz, Quinn Gibson, Eliberto Gomez Rodriguez, Alexandra Gonzales, Alyssa Gonzalez, Makenzie Gordon, Makayla Graham, Jessica Iverson, Dorian Miller, Danielle Mohr, Areli Montelongo, Cheyenne Norman, Torrie Noyes, Xavier Ortiz, KoraZoe Quinn, Julien Riviere, Monserrath Ruvalcaba, Sean Seitz, Alejandro Tejeda, Nicole VanDyken, Anthony Wilson, Robert Zaratzian).
- DDHS String Choir, String Choir (Jace Banasik, Liliana DeLaCruz, Alexandra Gonzales, Alyssa Gonzalez, Makenzie Gordon, Makayla Graham, Dorian Miller, Danielle Mohr, Cheyenne Norman, Torrie Noyes, Julien Riviere, Nicole VanDyken, Robert Zaratzian).
Dozens of other students and groups from grades 6-12 performed well at the district festival and earned some top billings
We are #DDCometProud of our student musicians, music instructors and accompanists for these great accomplishments!