Seymour High School and Seymour Middle School band students participated in Indiana State School Music Association Solo and Ensemble Contest on Feb. 4 at Columbus East High School.
Seymour students receiving a gold rating for solos were Hallie Crenshaw (piccolo and flute), Chloe Baker, Chloe Bryden, Emily Zink, Jennie Stuart, Mary Abernathy, May Huff, Barry Huff, Bailee Wolfe, Brandon Holtman, Harrison Cottrill, Dustin Morris, Jacob Voss, Shosei Ando, Grace Rennekamp, Haley Weaver, Katie Abernathy, Chandler Skinner, Sydney Wiesehan, Baleigh Penrose, Molly Hayes, Bridget Marshall, Candace Barlow, Evan Baurle, Janet Taguchi, Connie Li, Selena Peters, Liberty Mahoney, Abby Davis and Morgan Sargent.
Those receiving gold ratings with ensembles were Skyler Cash, Sergio Galicia, Janet Taguchi, Chloe Bryden, Hallie Crenshaw, Jennie Stuart, Mary Abernathy, Macy Rotert, Lorelei Schmidt, Brandon Holtman, Harrison Cottrill, Victoria Mahoney, Kyle Valencia, Raquay Holland, Rachel Collett, Leah Desender, Bailey Burgmeier, Morgan Sargent, Julia Bye, Maverick Conner, Sophie Gorman, Hannah Smith, MaKayla Moore, Courtney Mansfield, Angela Pena, Abby Downey, Makenna Sunbury, Elizabeth Baughman, Abby Downey, Abby Voss, Morgan Hixsom, Baleigh Penrose, Janet Taguchi, Evan Baurle, Ammon Christensen, Hannah Romero, Haidy Romero, Kate Snook, Sarah Davis, Chandler Skinner, Katie Abernathy, Grant Sutton, Matthew Christensen, Mitchell Fields, Mason Smith, Trevor Layne, Dustin Morris, Elton Lawhead, Abby Wheeler, Trevor Layne, Jacob Voss, Maria Marcos, Selena Peters and Madeline Holcomb.
Students receiving silver ratings for solos were Cameron Kincer, Eric Blacklidge, Elton Lawhead, Jacob Zike, Ashlie Smith, Jened Layman, Katie O’Mara, Morgan Boas, Ethan Ortman, Ora Lovett, Luke Hauersperger, Andrea Axsom, Kyle Valencia, Katie Miller, Sam Schmidt, Grace Hartman and Sergio Galicia.
Students who will be playing solos Feb. 25 at the ISSMA State Solo and Ensemble Contest are Hallie Crenshaw (piccolo and flute), Chloe Bryden, Chloe Baker, Emily Zink, Jennie Stuart, Mary Abernathy, May Huff, Barry Huff, Bailee Wolfe, Brandon Holtman, Harrison Cottrill, Dustin Morris, Jacob Voss and Shosei Ando.
Also competing for medals will be a percussion ensemble with students Raquay Holland, Rachel Collett, Leah Desender, Bailey Burgmeier, Morgan Sargent, Maverick Conner and Julia Bye; a French horn ensemble with Brandon Holtman, Harrison Cottrill, Victoria Mahoney and Kyle Valencia; a flute sextet of Chloe Bryden, Hallie Crenshaw, Jennie Stuart, Mary Abernathy, Macy Rotert and Lorelei Schmidt; and a saxophone ensemble with Janet Taguchi, Skyler Cash and Sergio Galicia.
The students are directed by Kevin Cottrill, Kyle Lutes and Debbie Carroll.
Seymour Middle School students playing solos and receiving a gold medal were sixth-graders Sam Chandler, Adam Waltz, Jillian Tormoehlen, Olivia Fowler, Hannah Whitehead, Taylor Medaris, Grace Lewis, Alex Weaver, Cassidy Lawson, Jessica Hougland and Madylin Downey; seventh-graders, Clayton Greenawalt, Hiley Obermeyer, Lilly Kelly, Katie Deppen, Carley Sanders, Stevie Sedam, Grace Hawkins, Will Cottrill, Shelby Holt, Kiersten Ellis and Paris Olmeda; and eighth-graders William Rodenbeck, Michael Guinn, Kim Clemente and Chris Stevens.
Those playing solos who received a silver medal were sixth-graders Dillian Cooper and Draken Morris; seventh-graders Mallory Minton and Michael Proffer; and eighth-grader Gavyn Stagnolia.
Aryana Bishop received a bronze medal for her solo.
Students participating in an ensemble who received a gold medal were sixth-graders Chase Rogers, Wyatt McKinney and Gavin Hall; Taylor Medaris, Jaylee Baker and Samantha Carter; Dallicia Scott, Madelyn Busby and Grace Lewis; Madylin Downey, Jacob Jones and Ty Stuckwisch; and Brady Garner, Drew Banister and Charlee Ganzalez; seventh-graders Paris Olmedo, Sam Ghiloni and Jacob Sawyer; Kiersten Ellis, Matte Nicholson and Ali Klacamp, Dory Villatoro, Olivia Schrink and Cassie Rotert; Hannah Ackeret, Natalie Pena and Camryn Hudson; Olivia Schrink, Stevie Sedam and Grace Hawkins; Dunigan Huddleston, Luke Lanam, Micah Maschino and Todd Fee; and Adelfo Perez-Gonzalez, Aydon Caudill and Gabe Baker; and eighth-graders Kaitlyn Richards, Bry Bailey and Malee Oakes; Cam Cox, Bryce Miller, Mallory Moore and Gavyn Stagnolia; Landon Mix, Ryan Elmore and Bryce Miller; Ryan Neal, Hayden Larison and William Rodenbeck; and Charlotte Rust, Christopher Stevens and Brady Horton.
Students in an ensemble who received a silver medal were eighth-graders Trinity Dupuis, Bry Bailey and Brody Shipley.
Seymour Middle School students are directed by Ellen Mirer, Kyle Lutes and Debbie Carroll.