Crusaders Perform at the Regional Solo and Ensemble Music Contest

We had one of our best showings at the Regional Solo and Ensemble Music Contest held at Bothell High School on February 10!

Congratulations to the following students who won their category and will compete for the WIAA/WMEA State Solo and Ensemble Contest in late April:

  • Trombone - Mina Head
  • Large Brass Ensemble - “The Double-Decker Destroyers” (Aaron Ao, Jayson DeJesus, Mina Head, Kyle Jenkins Anthony Schmidt)
  • Small Woodwind Ensemble - “Dooit” (Emmie Head, Mason Leach, Sacha Mallalieu)

Congratulations to the following students who were chosen as first alternates. If the winners of the category are unable to go to state, they will compete in their place:

  • Mallet Percussion - Jericho DeJesus
  • Trumpet - Kyle Jenkins
  • Timpani - Ethan Pelton
  • Small Woodwind Ensemble - “Katoots”  (Emmie Head, Jarrett Rosenberg)

Honorable Mention:  The following Small Woodwind Ensemble not only earned a Superior rating but was also selected to compete in the playoff beating 59 other Small Woodwind Ensembles for that honor:

  • Small Woodwind Ensemble - “The Flutes” (Hallie Mitchell, Em Robinson)

The following students are to be congratulated for earning Superior ratings but unfortunately were not selected for state in their category:

  • Flute - Emmie Head
  • Clarinet - Jarrett Rosenberg
  • French Horn - Anthony Schmidt
  • Oboe - Michael Williams
  • Large Woodwind Ensemble - “The Funky Freshmen” (Sabrina Austin, Jayson DeJesus, Emmie Head, Mina Head, Kyle Jenkins, Sacha Mallalieu, Jarrett Rosenberg, Anthony Schmidt)
  • Small Brass Ensemble  - “The Trumpet Bros” (Kyle Jenkins, Anthony Schmidt)

Well done Crusaders!