CHS Choirs win medals at District Solo and Small Ensemble Competition

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The Cassville High School choirs recently attended the District Solo and Small Ensemble Competition. Students who earned a 1-rating and will attend the State Competition in Columbia in May include, front row, from left: Taylor Forester, Kynsey Branham, Audra Shumaker, Mariah Willard and Alana Holt. Back row: Kassie Graves, Cidney Harrison, Hope Boston, Noah Galey and Bradley Lueckenhoff. Not pictured: Mikala Deffenbaugh, Brooke Cornell, Levi Pollreisz, Parker Skinner and Maddie Mason. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com

The Cassville High School choirs recently attended the District Solo and Small Ensemble Competition, with 15 students receiving 1-ratings and advancing to the State Competition in Columbia during the first week of May.

Soloists advancing to the State Competition include: Audra Shumaker, Mikala Deffenbaugh, Brooke Cornell and Levi Pollreisz.

Soloists who earned a 1-rating at the District Solo and Small Ensemble Competition and will advance to the State Competition include, from left: Brooke Cornell, Mikala Deffenbaugh, Levi Pollreisz and Audra Shumaker. Contributed photo

Ensembles advancing to the State Competition include: Alana Holt, Mariah Willard, Deffenbaugh, Shumaker, Pollreisz, Noah Galey, Bradley Lueckenhoff and Parker Skinner as Men's and Women's Octet; Willard, Shumaker and Deffenbaugh as Women's Trio; and Hope Boston, Cidny Harrison, Maddie Mason, Taylor Forester, Kynsey Branham and Kassie Graves as Women's Sextet.

Students who earned a 2-rating at the District Solo and Small Ensemble Competition include, front row, from left: Addy Nunley, Kiley Wolf, Jasmine Bickford, Cameron Irwin and Alana Holt. Middle row: Kristen Cox, Korissa Latta, Jessica Roberts, Bailey Hendrix, Tiffany Irwin, Lexie Wilson and Chance Mitchell. Back row: Amanda Jackson, Jena Hilburn, Paige Holliday, Brett Stewart, Noah Galey, Bradley Lueckenhoff, Jeremiah Hilburn and Skilar Beaulieu. Not pictured: Levi Pollreisz, Parker Skinner, Leigh Cox, Drake Thomas, Andy Lambel, Isiah Herbert, Jackson Kirk, Kameron Kalbaugh, Tre Stewart, Jakob Bredeson, Ryann Stewart, Brooke Cornell, Summer Danielson, Savannah Willis, Camille Holman, JayCe Fink, Brooke Harris, Allison Williams and Jackson Kirk. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com

The choirs also had more than 35 students receiving 2-ratings at the competition. Soloists earning 2-ratings included Kiley Wolf, who earned a pair 2-ratings. Ensembles earning 2-ratings included: Lueckenhoff, Pollreisz, Parker Skinner, Galey, Leigh Cox, Chance Mitchell, Drake Thomas and Allen Lambel as Men's Octet; Isiah Herbert, Jackson Kirk, Cameron Irwin, Kameron Kalbaugh, Tre Stewart, Jeremiah Hilburn and Jakob Bredeson as Men's Ensemble; Holt, Wolf, Ryann Stewart, Jessica Roberts, Skilar Beaulieu and Cornell as Women's Sextet; Lexie Wilson, Summer Danielson, Savannah Willis, Camille Holman, Bailey Hendrix and Jasmine Bickford as Women's Sextet; JayCe Fink, Jena Hilburn, Korissa Latta, Kristen Cox, Brooke Harris and Amanda Jackson as Women's Sextet; and Tiffany Irwin, Allison Williams, Herbert, Brett Stewart, Paige Holliday and Addy Nunley as Men's and Women's Sextet.