Freshman, Julia Ha, spent many hours preparing for her orchestra competition on the piano in the boarding house this week! So proud of her hard work and dedication – watch the video here:
All that work payed off as she and other students receive superior ratings!
Four Small Ensemble performances by Varsity Orchestra musician violinists, Mimi Jackson, Bailey Bickerstaff; violists, Taylor Kennedy, Daniel Gardner and cellists, Matthew Kimball, Alex Ellis and Matt Russell earned Superior ratings at the 2014 TAPPS Regional Instrumental Music contest and will advance to the state contest in March.
Instrumental soloists also earning Superior ratings advancing them to the state meet were violinist, Bailey Bickerstaff; cellist, Alex Ellis and pianists, Julia Ha and Daniel Choi.
MS small ensemble participants were violinists, Hannah Windsor, Colm Conneen, Cassie Cannon, Hannah Hengen, Ruby Timmons, Emma Bynum, Maiah Thomas & Jessie Glenn(LS); violists, Joanna Zhu, Holly Stadelmann, James Shipp and cellist, Hayden Gardner.
Instrumental soloists, Hannah Windsor, Colm Conneen, Ruby Timmons, Holly Stadelmann and Hayden Gardner also received Superior ratings for their solo performances.