Superior, Excellent, Average, Below Average, and Poor
The different levels of solos are based on the solo difficulty. A class 1 solo is the most difficult; whereas the class 3 solo are intended for freshmen or students on their first year of that particular instrument. Class 2 solo’s are of medium difficulty.
Students work hard and truly aim for superior ratings as they show the ultimate preparedness. Below is the list of students who brought home a superior rating.
Solo & Ensemble Results for the Longhorn Band
12 students received a Division 1 on a class one solo!
Sarah Crawford, Flute
Ella Lowrance, Bassoon
Kayla Cantu,Bb Clarinet
Mandy Whitaker, Bb Clarinet
Ellen Nance, Bass Clarinet
Darin Cuevas, Alto Saxophone
Sidney Freeborn, Tenor Saxophone
Randy Gutierrez, Trumpet
Matthew Hyde, Trumpet
Tyler Kerr, Trumpet
John Picasso, Trumpet
Tiffany Martinez, Percussion
Five students received a division 1 on a class two solo. They are:
Mercedes Alonzo, Bb Clarinet
Angel Archer, Bb Clarinet
Katherine McCormick, French Horn
Aimee Toscano, Euphonium
Cheyenne Upton, Percussion
Three students received a Division I on a class three solo. They are:
Colter Dees, Trumpet
Victoria Bell, Euphonium
Samantha Henke, Euphonium
Mandy Whitaker and Sidney Freeborn have qualified for the State Solo & Ensemble contest by performing their class one solo memorized and receiving a division one. They will travel to Hendrickson High School in Pflugerville in early June to compete.