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Band Rates Superior at Solo and Ensemble Event

Brian Monroe Published: February 20, 2013 9:15 PM

On February 16, 2013 over 80 Stow-Munroe Falls High School Band students completed at the Ohio Music Education Association Solo and Ensemble Adjudicated Event, held at Crestwood High School in Mantua, OH. Of the events entered 33 received "superior" ratings, 8 received "excellent" ratings. Student are judged individually on a state standard by music teachers from across the state. Students may earn a Superior, Excellent, Good, Fair or Poor rating.

Student's receiving a Superior Rating as a soloist are: Emma Stout (clarinet), Rachel Pokelsek (clarinet), Alex Bryden (piano), Erin Fenwick (piano), Steven Gates (Multiple Percussion), Andrew Sandman (trombone), Paul Thiese (French horn), Sarah Wills (trombone), Shannon Hoffman (marimba), Shannon Hoffman (piano), Collin Oborn (trombone), Mark Kelley (Trumpet), Hailey Lybrook (Flute), Carmen Ramos (F Horn), Scott Kevern (trumpet), Sam Pribula (flute), Joseph O'Malley (trumpet), Sarah Falbo (flute), Emerson Cloud (bassoon), Ryan Cook (trombone), Nick Rinaldi (flute), Amanda Gopp (alto saxophone), Matthew Roseman (snare drum), Elizabeth Garner (oboe) Kirstin Holm (oboe), Adam Bockbrader (alto saxophone), Tori Lero (tenor saxophone)

Student's receiving an Excellent Rating as a soloist are: Ryan Aho (trumpet), Joshua Sandman (piano), & Sarah Powell (flute)

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The following students participated in ensembles which received a Superior Rating :

Wind Ensemble Clarinet Choir (Emily Toppin, Erica Quay, Emma Stout, Amanda Kenepp, Izzy Jones, Rachel Pokelsek, Matt Barnett, Kayla Thomas, Abbey Schrickel)

Freshman Flute Trio: (Kelsey Adams, Maria Colvis and Kayla Cartwright),

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Carlson IV Saxophone Quartet: (Amanda Gopp, Julie Nolte, Victoria Lero, Nick Powell),

Wind Ensemble Percussion Ensemble: (Shannon Hoffman, Mason Gabriel, Matt Roseman, Josh Sandman, Mike Petrecca, Halle Miller, Mark Styles, David Fair)

Wind Ensemble Trumpet Trio: (Mark Kelley, Scott Kevern, Ilyanna Keller),

Wind Ensemble Flute Quartet: (Sarah Falbo, Sarah Powell, Suzanna Moyer, Samantha Pribula)

Saxophone Sextet: (Amanda Gopp, Caleb Studt, Julie Nolte, Emerson Cloud, Tori Lero, Nick Powell)

The following students participated in ensembles which received an Excellent Rating:

Wind Ensemble Brass Choir: (Mark Kelley, Scott Kevern, Kristen Cannon, Ilyanna Keller, Brett Bejcek, Paul Thiese, Matt Stuneck, Carmen Ramos, Christine Halasz, Collin Oborn, Ryan Cook, Peter Rebuck, Brent Wilmoth, Ryan Evans, Justin Mast)

Woodwind Quintet: (Sarah Falbo, Izzy Jones, Kirsten Holm, Emerson Cloud, Brett Bejcek)

Flute Trio: (Brianna Mirgliotta, Nick Rinaldi, Sierra Clark)

Freshman Percussion Ensemble: (Cameron Sinko, Matt McCombs, Chris Paxton, Danny Silvey, James Brownridge, Patrick Dyer, Joey Rebuck, Mary Tressel, Hannah Fenshaw, Cameron Stebbins)

The Stow-Munroe Falls School Band Departments in under the direction of Brian Monroe, Greg Newman and Sandra Sandman. The SMFHS Bands will be performing their annual benefit concert, Tuesday, March 5th, at 7:00PM in the High School Auditorium. The concert is free. Donations will be accepted to benefit the American Cancer Society.

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