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Presidio High School Band advances 39 to State

February 9th, 2017 under Education
Band students pictured, front from left, John Valeriano, Alonso Colomo, Gerardo Viramontes, Andres Villa, Maxwell Ferguson, Rebecca Sanchez.   Middle Row from left to right:  Roberto Reyna, Ricardo Chapa, Ivan Contreras, Ismael Carrasco, Bryan Dominguez, Hector Montemayor, Christine Calma, Crystal Camacho, Jisell Sanchez, Arany Velasco, Vianney Gonzales Back row from left to right:  Arely Leyva, J'lynn Goldston, Karyme Valdez, Miranda Saenz, Viviana Salazar, Shantel Garcia, Andy Escontrias, Daniel Bailon, Roxana Rodriguez, Bianca Martinez, Breeana Hernandez, Yaritza Garcia, and Gisselle Chavez Not pictured Adrian Escontrias and Flor Leyva.

Band students pictured, front from left, John Valeriano, Alonso Colomo, Gerardo Viramontes, Andres Villa, Maxwell Ferguson, Rebecca Sanchez.
Middle Row from left to right: Roberto Reyna, Ricardo Chapa, Ivan Contreras, Ismael Carrasco, Bryan Dominguez, Hector Montemayor, Christine Calma, Crystal Camacho, Jisell Sanchez, Arany Velasco, Vianney Gonzales
Back row from left to right: Arely Leyva, J’lynn Goldston, Karyme Valdez, Miranda Saenz, Viviana Salazar, Shantel Garcia, Andy Escontrias, Daniel Bailon, Roxana Rodriguez, Bianca Martinez, Breeana Hernandez, Yaritza Garcia, and Gisselle Chavez
Not pictured Adrian Escontrias and Flor Leyva.

MONAHANS – The Presidio High School Band participated in the annual UIL Solo & Ensemble Contest on Saturday, Feb. 4 held in Monahans.  Students prepared and performed pieces from varying competitive levels, received rating evaluations from invited judges.  All students receiving a division one rating on his/her performance received a medal and if they received a one rating on a Class I (most difficult) memorized Solo/Ensemble, advanced to the State competition that will be held in March for Mariachi & late May for band in Austin, Tx. .

Results are as follows:
Advancing to State – Division one ratings on class one solos:
Ivan Contreras(11) & Bryan Dominguez(12)-Alto Saxophone; Maxwell Ferguson(12)-Tuba

Advancing to State – Division one ratings on class one ensembles:

Flute Trio-J’lynn Goldston(12), Karyme Valdez(11), Arely Leyva(10)

Clarinet Quartet-Shantel Garcia(11), Viviana Salazar(11), Miranda Saenz(11), Andy Escontrias(11)

Saxophone Quartet- Bryan Dominguez(12), Andres Villa(12), Gerardo Viramontes(12), Ismael Carrasco(10)

Brass Quintet- Daniel Bailon(12)Roxana Rodriguez(12)-trumpet;Rebecca Sanchez(12)-french horn; Hector Montemayor(12)-trombone; Maxwell Ferguson(12)-tuba

Percussion Ensemble – Flor Leyva(12), Alonzo Colomo(12), John Valeriano(12), Adrian Escontrias(9), Ricardo Chapa(9), Roberto Reyna(9)

Mariachi – Andres Villa(12), Bryan Dominguez(12), Crystal Camacho(10), Yaritza Garcia(10), Arany Velasco(9), Vianney Gonzalez(9) – Violins;  Jisell Sanchez(9), Bianca Martinez(10), Christine Calma(11)-Guitar; Gisselle Chavez(9),  Breeana Hernandez(10)- Vihuelas; Maxwell Ferguson(12)- Guitarron; Roxana Rodriguez(12), Daniel Bailon(12)- Trumpets

Receiving Division one ratings on Solos: 

Jisell Sanchez(9) flute, Melissa Lozano(10) clarinet, Andres Villa(12)alto sax, Gerardo Viramontes(12)alto sax, Rebecca Sanchez(12)french horn, Hector Montemayor(12)trombone, Victor Contreras(9)trombone,  Nataly Martinez(11)baritone, Amy Zubia(10)baritone, Wendy Piedra(10)baritone.

Receiving Division one ratings on Ensembles:

Flute Trio:  Ayna Hernandez(10), Daniella Ramos(10), Vanessa Rodriguez(9)

Saxophone Quartet: Omar Udave(10), Aaron Lujan(9), Abril Urias(9), Desirae Lujan(10)

Also performing at contest:  Soloists Karyme Valdez(11) , Karen Lozano(11)-flute; Ismael Carrasco(10)alto saxophone.  Ensembles: Flute Trio – Crystal Camacho(10), Yaritza Garcia(10), Abigail Coker(10); Clarinet Quartet-Arany Velasco(9), Vianney Gonzalez(9), Anahi Velasco(9), Daniela Valenzuela(9).

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