The following WCHS Advanced Orchestra students received medals at ISSMA State Solo & Ensemble Contest in Indianapolis Saturday, Feb 27:
Pictured from left:
Analiese Helms, gold medal for violin solo, gold medal for viola solo and gold medal for playing viola in Mozart Trio
Lydia Harrison, silver medal for cello solo
Noah Diaz, gold medal for playing violin in Mozart Trio
James Chan, gold medal for violin solo and gold medal for playing violin in Mozart Trio
That adds up to 6 gold medals and one silver medal! Congratulations to all of these students!
Thirty-five members of the Warsaw Community High School Band performed at the Indiana State School Music Association State Solo and Ensemble competition.
Eleven solos and four ensembles qualified for the state competition, which was held at North Central High School in Indianapolis on Saturday, Feb. 27.
All four ensembles – the flute quartet, saxophone choir and two percussion ensembles - received gold ratings for their performances at the state competition. Ten soloists earned gold ratings for their performances. These soloists are Samuel Bolduc, trombone; Katharine Engler, flute; Jannalynn Niebbia, flute; Kole Smith, trumpet; Jacob Snider, tuba; Paige Spratt, French horn; Martha Robison, flute and piccolo; and Lyndsey Wolfe, flute and alto flute.
Sara Perkins, alto saxophone, earned a silver rating for her solo. All 35 band members who qualified earned a gold medal in at least one event. The WCHS Band program is under the direction of Mickey Ratliff and Emily Mikel.