Thursday, April 17, 2014

Greenville Junior High Band Students Attend Solo and Ensemble Contest

On Saturday, April 12, 2014, members of the Greenville Junior High School Band attended the Ohio Music Education Association’s District XI Solo and Ensemble Contest.   All students participated on a volunteer basis and did extremely well.   The students were adjudicated on a rating scale from 1 to 5 in which 1 is the highest rating.   Overall the students returned to G.J.H.S. earning 14 “I” ratings and 7 “2” ratings.  

The following soloists received a “1” rating:     Aubrianna Shields, Chloie Graves, Max Onkst, Madison Baker, Jordan Miller, Shelby Herrmann, Lauren Dull, Shawna Osborne, and Brandon Kolb.

Ensembles receiving a “1” rating were :8th Grade Brass Trio, 7th Grade Saxophone Trio, 8th Grade Woodwind Trio, 7th Grade Flute Quartet, 7th/8th grade snare drum trio.    

The following soloists receiving a “2” rating were:  Anna Manges, Tyler Clark, Aaron Buchy, Mariah Nicholas, and Garrett Hartle.   Ensemble receiving a “2” rating were:  8th grade woodwind quartet, 7th grade trumpet trio.

The Greenville Junior High Bands are under the direction of Mr. Brian McKibben with the assistance of Mrs. Kat McNew- Anderson