AHS musicians get high marks at contestPublished 5:22pm Saturday, February 2, 2013
Students from the Austin High School music department performed at the Region I Music Contests on Saturday. The band, choir and orchestra students garnered more than 100 superior ratings as well as more than 100 excellent ratings in solo and ensemble events held at Lakeville South High School.
Two events received perfect scores of 40, including Taylor Miland’s saxophone solo and the Cross Country Boys Vocal Octet. Four entries received the coveted “Best of Site” honors, where a judge selects the top event from the more than 40 performances he or she witnessed in that site during the day. Those events included: Senior Vocal Septet, Junior Vocal Mixed Ensemble, Cross Country Boys Vocal Octet, and Laura Siegfried’s flute solo.
Superior Ratings: La Fiera Strings, AHS Jazz Band, Adam Bergstrom, Aleesha Anderson, Alexis Kruse, Alicia Skolte, Allison Jensen, Anna Bachmeier, Ashley Harrington, Bailey Mueller, Bob Sherman, Brad Gerlach, Breanna Ritter, Brooke Flugum, Claire Lunning, Cole Navoa, Curtis Oberbroeckling, Dan Gerlach, Elijah Kenitz, Emily McAlister, Ethan Johnson, Grace Berke, Heidi Johnson, Hunter Lewis, Isaac Schumacher, Jacob Burkhart, Jacob Striker, James Snee, Jasmin Hultgren, Jessica Bakke, Jessica Pedersen, Jiyoon Shin, Jocelyn Sheehan, Joe Gerber, Jonah Weis, Josh Irvin, Joy Riley, Justin Hansen, Katey Tischer, Kathryn Alan, Katie Maxa, Kelsey Oldenkamp, Kendall Hull, Kennedy Novy, Kristen Carlson, Kyra Olson, Laura Siegfried, Lisa Stundahl, Lizette Salazar, Madeline Strobel, Madison Overby, Madison Wuertz, Mara Overby, Maria Gutierrez, Matt Anderson, Matt Neumann, Matt Tylutki, McKenzie Besel, Megan Brown, Meghan Burroughs, Melissa Navoa, Micah Strobel, Michael Kroymann, Mollie Eich, Molly Kestner, Nick Ross, Qatar Peters, Quinn Brunner, Rachael Bernand, Rachel Vos, Rachel Wahlert, Rosa Palma, Sam Deyo, Sam Ogilvie, Sean Coffey, Sophia Thoen, Sydney Ogilvie, Tabitha Nelson, Taylor Miland, Taylor Osmundson, Taylor Sharp, Tommy Olmsted, Trista Akkerman, Tristan Lund, Veronica Bravo, Will Bjorndal and Yessenia Ortiz.
Excellent Ratings: Alana Bissinger, Alex Hansen, Andrea Ramirez-Hernandez, Athena Hansen, Autumn Laury, Bailee Brooks, Bekah Simerson, Brooke Pedersen, Carlene O’Connor, Cassie Gordon, Chanda Ounkong, Charlie Martin, Chloe Summerfield, Christine Barinka, Citalli Chavez, Courtney Bogle, Derek Vos, Diane Salas, Ellie Dyke, Erin Anderson, Hunter Lewis, Ian Bearden, Jacquelyn Bruen, Jake reinartz, Jamie Bakke, Jenna Anderson, Jenna Williamson, Jeremy Olmsted, Jessica White, Jesus Gallego, Jora Bothun, Josie Nelsen, Karla Kubesh, Katelynn Hillson, Keely Zynda, Kristine Snyder, Kyra Olson, Kylah Miller, Lindsey McAlister, Lydia Ehret, Matt Knoll, Matt Neumann, Matt Retterath, McKenna Gleisner, Megan Fleiner, Miranda Wangen, Natalie Sayles, Olive McDermott, Olivia Leuer, Riley Meyer, River Meling, Rose Corwin, Sara Schoen, Sarah Eich, Sydney Hastings, Tim Farrell, Tori Grev, Tyler Amick, Tysha Allen, Valentina Troung-Ferrera, Zach Fenne.