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60 SHS Musicians Advance to State Solo and Ensemble Competition

Sherman High School will proudly send 60 musicians to the UIL Texas State Solo and Ensemble competition in May. A total of 26 soloists and 11 ensembles will head to Austin, at the end of the school year, to represent their school and community. During the recent UIL Solo and Ensemble contest, SHS earned 37 First Division ratings, five Second Division ratings, and one Third Division rating with more than half of the student participates advancing to that state competition. Congratulations to the following SHS solo and ensemble state qualifiers:



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State qualifying soloists:

Kayla Davis

Noel Cobb

Nathan Branson

Vanessa Duarte

Conner Gray

Reed Thornton

David Wittler

Edgar Alvarenga

Caleb Brown - 2 solos!!

Isaac Guzman

Matt Mallinson

Elijah Martinez - 2 solos!!

Mario Ramos

Lilly Boessen

Kaitlin Catellier

Justin Davis

Jude Hennegan

Duke Jarvis

Summer Jones

Kaitlyn Langton

Lauren Rodgers

Tyler Van Sant

Sadie White

Kailyn Ireland

Preston Burgess


State qualifying Ensembles and their members:

Flute Quartet - Irish Jig - Corinne Gros, Tori Manning, Lundun McBride, Alexus Thompson

Double Reed Quartet - Four Marches from the American Revolution - Kendall Caves, Kayla Davis, Ashlynn Hammett, Conner Jefferson

Flute Choir 1 - All Through the Night - Faith Ball, Morgan Beauchamp, Jonothan Ngo, Keyla Sulejman, Olyvia Whitmire, Samantha Young

Flute Choir 2 - All Through the Night - Karina Duarte, Shelby Farmer, Madison Pineda, Gracee Roberson, Keyla Sulejman, Samantha Young

Clarinet Choir 1 - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik - Diedra Hart, Alex Larrea, Bryce Rowland, Eli Turner

Clarinet Choir 2 - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik - Miranda Farias, Sa'Nya Hunter, Luz Mata, Eli Turner

Trumpet Trio 1 - Trumpets of Spain - Jonas Garcia, Noah Parfait, Justin Smith

Trumpet Trio 2 - Trumpets of Spain - Caleb Herman, Chloe Miller, John Ward

Trumpet Trio 3 - Trumpets of Spain - Xochitl Gonzalez, Joel Jimenez, Brooke Robinson

Tuba/Euph Quartet 1 - A Whale's Tale - Nathan Branson, Conner Gray, Isaiah Parades, Todd Walker

Tuba/Euph Quartet 2 - Promenade - Vanessa Duarte, Alvin Hoque, Sam Kratochvil, Isaiah Parades



Kimberly Simpson