Monday, March 2, 2015

PINE TREE HIGH SCHOOL HOSTS REGION IV BAND COMPETITION

Pine Tree High School hosted the UIL Region IV South Zone Solo & Ensemble Competition Friday, February 20.  Twenty-nine schools participated in the event, with a total of 848 entries.  This was a massive coordination of effort, with special thanks going to the PTHS Administrators, office staff, PT band staff, custodial staff, security, band boosters, student volunteers, and all of the teachers/students who were relocated during this time.

Congratulations to the following students who earned first division UIL solo and ensemble medals Friday, February 20 at Pine Tree High:

Solos (Class one solos must be performed by memory to advance to state)
28 First Division Ratings with 10 Advancing to State

Flute Solos:
Melissa Hammonds
Madison Randall
Morgan Spann

Bassoon Solo:
David Ritch

Clarinet Solos:
Erica Bernard
Lisette Cerda
Jazmin Merriman
Dezmond Thomas
Jerry Zhang

Bass Clarinet Solo:
Bobby Counts

Contra Bass Clarinet Solo:
Kaylah Knight

Soprano Saxophone Solo:
Jonathan Garcia

Tenor Saxophone Solo:
Be’la Free

Baritone Saxophone Solo:
Jayden Balfour

Trumpet Solos:
Rebecca Ayres (qualified for state)
Kris Balint (qualified for state)

French Horn Solos:
Thomas Childers
Maddie Hardin
Danielle Williams (qualified for state)

Tuba Solos:
Izrell Adams (qualified for state)
Josue Jovel
Chris Schaetz (qualified for state)

Percussion Solos:
Jonah Boone
Andrea Jenkins (qualified for state)
Sam Meadows (qualified for state)
Tyler Russell (qualified for state)
Brandon Watson (qualified for state)

Ensembles: (Class One Ensembles Qualify for State if they earn a first division rating)
86 First Division Ensemble Medals with 55 Qualifying for State)

Flute Quartet: (qualified for state)
Hannah Boggio
Melissa Hammonds
Riley Kennedy
Madison Randall

Saxophone Quintet: (qualified for state)
Patrick Bigham
Jonathan Garcia
Amanda Green
Kelsey Jacobs
Mikayla Wallin

Mixed Clarinet Trio: (qualified for state)
Bobby Counts
Dezmund Thomas
Jerry Zhang

Clarinet Choir: (qualified for state)
Erica Bernard
Korbin Davis
Taylor Jennings
Breezi Khan
Kaylah Knight
Aaron Pierce
Kalie Rhodes
Audrey Soltau

Trumpet Quartet:
Ingrid Herrera
Norma Ortega
Ashlyn Whyte
Laura Zavaleta

French Horn Quartet: (qualified for state)
Riley Blalack
Maddie Hardin
Stephanie Monk
Logan Valenza

Tuba/Euphonium Quartet: (qualified for state)
Izrell Adams
Alfred Dixon
Ezekiel Hernandez
Alex Palacios

Trombone Quintet: (qualified for state)
Nigel Colbert
Levi Morrill
Davis Morton
Maja Palmer
Joel Ramirez

Brass Choir: (qualified for state)
Rebecca Ayres
Kris Balint
Thomas Childers
Khali Grant
Lillie Martinez
Chris Schaetz
Danielle Williams

Brass Choir: (qualified for state)
Luis Cardenas
Alfred Dixon
Sean Freeman
Rebecca Griffith
Cristian Najara
Ulises Perez
Vickie Stewart

Percussion Ensemble: (qualified for state)
Andrea Jenkins
Logan Jennings
Sam Meadows
Dalton Roberts
Tyler Russell
Haydn Smith
Shelby Smith
Brandon Watson

Percussion Ensemble:
Aly Bethard
Raven Deinbeck
Kaitlyn Harris
Juan Lara
Colton Lybarger
Dalton Roberts

Jazz Band:
Rebecca Ayres
Jayden Balfour
Kris Balint
Niki Bargsley
Patrick Bigham
Bobby Counts
Amanda Green
Rebecca Griffith
Kelsey Jacobs
Andrea Jenkins
Kaylah Knight
James McNaney
Kellen Maples
Levi Morrill
Davis Morton
Cristian Najara
Ulises Perez
Aaron Pierce
Joel Ramirez
Brandon Watson
Jerry Zhang

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