WHS Band Success at Texas State Solo & Ensemble contest

WHS Band Success at Texas State Solo & Ensemble contest
Posted on 05/31/2016
Saxophone Quartet: Sarah Brown, Melody Villanueva, Carnealus Manning, Ecclessia Velasco
Saxophone Quartet: Sarah Brown, Melody Villanueva, Carnealus Manning, Ecclessia Velasco

Percussion Ensemble: Demetrius Allen, Grace Ates, Caleb Lackey, David Mendoza, Jackson Osborne, Jonathan Sais
Percussion Ensemble: Demetrius Allen, Grace Ates, Caleb Lackey, David Mendoza, Jackson Osborne, Jonathan Sais

This past weekend 27 of Waco High Schools State advancing band members traveled to Austin TX to compete in the UIL Texas State Solo & Ensemble Contest. We are are pleased to announce that Ten of our WHS band members received Division ONE Ratings (The highest possible score) and received UIL State Medals for their efforts.

The students are as follows:

Saxophone Quartet: Sarah Brown, Melody Villanueva, Carnealus Manning, Ecclessia Velasco

Percussion Ensemble: Demetrius Allen, Grace Ates, Caleb Lackey, David Mendoza, Jackson Osborne, Jonathan Sais

The WHS Band also had ensembles receive Division TWO ratings (Woodwind Quartet), and division three ratings for their ensemble and solo performances (Brass Choir, Woodwind trio, Tuba solo). Please join the Waco HS Band staff in congratulating these students on their outstanding accomplishment in representing Waco HS at the highest level across the state of Texas.