MHS band earns honors in UIL contest

From Staff Reports
Posted 2/4/20

Members of the Madisonville High School band took home many honors Saturday in the UIL Solo & Ensemble Contest in Groesbeck, including 16 members qualifying for state competition May 30 in Austin. In all, the band took 43 members to the contest and earned 49 First Division medals.

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MHS band earns honors in UIL contest

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Members of the Madisonville High School band took home many honors Saturday in the UIL Solo & Ensemble Contest in Groesbeck, including 16 members qualifying for state competition May 30 in Austin. In all, the band took 43 members to the contest and earned 49 First Division medals.

“We had a stellar day Saturday,” said Stephanie Schmidt, head band director. “This is an outstanding group of students. It was a very proud day for the Mustang band.”

Among those qualifying for state competition were Sarah Binch, Julio Lopez and MacKenzie Phillips for clarinet trio; Shay Chambers, Maddie Kelso and Julio Lopez for mixed woodwind trio; Cameron Brisher, Ashley Chavez, David Guevara, Michiel Harrell and Armando Polanco for brass choir; Logan Fraley, Michiel Harrell, Rolando Juarez and Dalton Love for trombone quartet; Marvin Cordova, Brody Guy, Colton and Cody Pierson for low brass quartet; and soloists Marvin Cordova for baritone and Harmony Schmidt for vibraphone.

First Division ratings were given to Gabby Bracewell, Megan Cox, Mary Dalton, Ashley Garrett and Leah Jimenez for flute choir; Yesenia Aceves, Lenora Marshall, Haley Orosz and Stephanie Parada for clarinet quartet; Brittney Burchfield, Tucker Brown, Miriam Davis, Brianna O'Brien, Pablo Sanchez, Tyler Sandel, Daniel Torres and Kassidee Wray for saxophone choir; David Guevara, Armando Polanco and Alex Torres for trumpet trio; Cole Fiore, Jett McGowan and Alex Reyes, also for trumpet trio; and Cameron Brisher, Matthew DeBoisblanc, Dalton Love and Hillard Morning for low brass quartet.

Amanda Nguyen was honored with a First Division rating as a flute soloist.

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