Band Scores Big at Region 9 Solo and Ensemble Contest

The big winners included Amanda Clapie on Flute – Sarah Schiwart on Flute– Joshua Watzak on Bassoon – Madeline Ruhl on Clarinet – Mason Shorrosh on Trombone – Jake Jones on Tuba – Blaine Parks on Tuba – Trevor Taunton on Snare Drum – Aiden George on Marimba – Audrey Condon on Marimba – Michael Garcia on Marimba – Reece Summers on Marimba - Hunter Sanders on Marimba.

 

West had 10 competing ensembles competing in the event earning seven superior-first division ratings, three second division ratings, and six ensembles advanced to the State contest in May. West ensembles making it to state are as follows: Woodwind Trio w/ Amanda Clapie, Alexandra Rubalcaba, and Josh Watzak. Woodwind Trio w/ Zoe Jensen, Courtney Kramer, and Marissa Mercer. Trombone Trio w/ Mason Shorrosh, Rodrigo Alvarado, and Cassandra Rubalcaba. French Horn Quartet w/Ty Williams, Jessica Trejo, Briana Wilson, and Emily Dahlin. Brass Quintet w/ Alex Bezilla, Dean McCarty, Emily Dahlin, William Mathis, and Lane Wimberly. Mallet Percussion Ensemble w/ Calie McAdams, Michael Garcia, Reece Summers, and Keegan Krop.