Forty-four Brewer High School band students will advance to the State UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest on May 25 in Austin after competing in the Region 30 UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest on Feb. 9. Seventy-four students earned 1st Division Ratings (the highest score).
The following students will advance to state and also earned a 1st division rating for their ensembles:
Percussion Ensemble - Adam Bradley, Carter Kopacki, Levi Miller, Julian Jimenez and Madison Hollerich
Percussion Ensemble - Samantha Vessels, Diego Garcia, Jeremiah Banda and Aubrie Hammond
Woodwind Trio - Savanna Torres, Erica Rodriguez and Ian Johnson
Sax Quartet – Bacilio Garcia, Gissel Orozco, Karen Navarro and Emmanuelle Amado
Trombone Trio – Kennedy Coyle, Jose Leon and Kameron Shoemaker
Horn Quartet – Magdiely Arreguin, Lesly Salazar, Jackie Medina and Lucas Williams
Brass Quartet – Dagan Herring, Joel Amado, Tonio Jackson and Aiden Owens
Woodwind soloists who earned a 1st Division Rating and will advance to state are: Emmanuelle Amado, Baritone Sax; Christina Shelton, Clarinet; Makayla Maston, Bassoon; Bethany Barker, Flute; Melanie Hernandez and Savanna Torres, Clarinet; and Ian Johnson, Oboe.
Brass soloists who earned a 1st Division Rating and will advance to state are: Matthew Bradley, trumpet; Lucas Williams, French Horn; Mitchell Shulka, Euphonium; Lesly Salazar, French Horn; Ethan Gonzalez, Trumpet; Andrew Williams, Trombone; Joel Amado, Euphonium; Aidan Owens, Trumpet; and Dagan Herring, Trombone.
Adam Bradley, who plays the Marimba, earned a 1st Division and advance to state.
Students not pictured who earned a 1st Division rating for their solos are: Elizabeth Campos, Maddie Mandl, Erica Rodriguez and Isabella Godinez, Flute; Erick Chico and Rayanna Morton, Clarinet; Karen Navarro, Isaias Torrez and Ashlee Segovia, Alto Sax; Tonio Jackson, Oscar Martinez, Karla Olmos, Jason Pineda, Faith Sandstrum, Samantha Coffman and Michael Evans, Trumpet; Magdiely Arreguin, Brianna Rodriguez and Jackie Medina, French Horn; Justin Cruson, Jose Leon, Nick Lopez and Kameron Shoemaker, Trombone; Jacob Kottwitz, Euphonium; Josh Conger, Matt Waller and Richard Harned, Tuba; Diego Garcia and Carter Kopacki, Snare Drum; and Gabriel Jimenez, Percussion.