Banner Pattern News Detail
Musicians and singers performing
March 15, 2022

AHS Solo Ensemble Contest 2022

The Ames High School Band, Orchestra and Vocal Departments participated in the Ames Solo Ensemble Contest on Saturday, March 5 at Ames High School. A special commendation to each student who prepared music for the contest and who improved their own personal performance skills. The following students/groups received Division I (Superior), Division II (Excellent), and Division III (Good) ratings. No Division IV or V ratings were earned.

Division I (Superior) Ratings 

  • Bb Clarinet Solo: Steven Huang, Josie Mowrer, Jerry Han, Jacob Xing, Karina Scott, Hannah Song, Kai Johnson, Carissa Andorf
  • Alto Sax Solo: Nathan Poag, Max Kovalenko, Bowen Flemming, Brandon Vorst, Hailey Sibbel
  • Horn Solo: Kailyn Thompson, Anleah Walker
  • Trombone Solo: Elias Thompson
  • Bass Trombone Solo: Alex Buttermore
  • Euphonium Solo: Daniel Brumm
  • Marimba Solo: Sawyer Chopskie, Lucy Read, Helen Mao
  • Xylophone Solo: Zeke DeBoest
  • Snare Solo: Ava Chopskie
  • Tenor Solo: Eliza Loecke
  • Vocal Solo: Mizzan Dollisso, Julia Divine, Preksha Sarda, Abigail Thompson
  • Flute Duet: Jenny Park / Kritika Sharma
  • Clarinet Quintet: Jerry Han, Jacob Xing, Carissa Andorf, Kai Johnson, Hannah Song
  • Saxophone Quartet: Bowen Flemming, Nathan Poag, David Kaminski, Elio Vatori
  • Mixed Instrument Ensemble: Will Geisler, Max Kovalenko, Zeke DeBoest, Daniel Brumm
  • Clarinet Choir: Carissa Andorf, Bryanna Bryne, Jerry Han, Steven Huang, Kai Johnson, Josie Mowrer,  Hannah Song, Jacob Xing
  • Vocal Duet: Julia Divine / Olivia Reed
  • Violin Quartet – Mengze Li, Addy O’Neal, Jiwen Li, Sarah Park
  • String Trio – Bianca Garciano, Harrison Orngard, Grace Wu
  • Violin Quartet – Bianca Garciano, Shreya Srinath, Nadia Kobayashi, Amaya Dassanayake
  • Bass Solo – Miles Peterson

Division II (Excellent) Ratings

  • Flute Solo: Sophia Cordoba, Lauren Risdal
  • Clarinet Solo: Bryanna Byrne, Abby Thompson
  • Alto Sax Solo: James Xing, Elio Vatori
  • Trombone Solo: Will Williams
  • Tuba Solo: Hannah Sulc
  • Marimba Duet: Olli Guernsey / Helen Mao
  • Vocal Solo: Jada Britten, Clara Fields, Jason Vernon, Andrew Besch, Natalie Long, Zoe Farrar, Nyadio Chan, Wenjun Liu
  • Vocal Duet: Madie Fischer / Adde Stegemöller, Madie Fischer / Adde Stegemöller
  • Chorale Tenor Bass Ensemble
  • String Duet: Payton Stewart & Lindy Green

Division III (Good) Ratings

  • Vocal Solo: Caleb Helgerson

Comments Only

  • Vocal Duet: Torin Chinery / Annika Kent