TWCA high school band students performed at the TAPPS Solo & Ensemble Contest at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio on Wednesday, March 27. The Solo & Ensemble competition requires months of preparation. Students selected their pieces before Christmas and have spent countless hours practicing in preparation to perform individually before a judge. Their hard work paid off, as the following students were awarded:
Division 2 – Excellent Rating – Solo Performance
Bea Romero, violin
Will Jennings, trumpet
Stuart York, trumpet
Division 1 – Superior Rating – Solo Performance
Regan Harris, clarinet
Austin Veldekens, alto sax
Ben Gunthorpe, tenor sax
Ben Gunthorpe, baritone sax
Tommy Freet, trumpet
Grant Perry, French Horn
Harry Catron, baritone
Josh Mortenson, tuba
Caleb Bigler, snare drum
Division 1 – Superior rating – Ensemble Performance
Regan Harris, Austin Veldekens and Ben Gunthorpe, Woodwind trio
A year-end address from the Head of School.
Congratulations to Melissa Birdwell and Ariel Tucker on being ranked at the top of the senior class!
Join us this weekend for a performance of The Wizard of Oz!