Singers Win Three Solo & Ensemble Divisions

February 04, 2019

SGS musicians finished 1st in three of the eight divisions they entered at the regional Solo & Ensemble competition on Saturday, Feb. 2.  Caroline He won the Alto division, Reagan Ivey won the Mezzo-Soprano division, and Caroline and Reagan combined to win the Women's Small Ensemble division.  All three performances earned a Superior rating.  Max Rickard was 1st Alternate in the Baritone division (Superior), and the Chamber Choir received a Superior rating and earned 1st Alternate status.  Ethan Wu earned 2nd Alternate award in the Piano division (Superior).  

Congratulations as well to the SGS Choir for a Superior 1 rating, while Rona Smith earned a Superior rating as an 8th grader in the Soprano division.  Reagan also earned a Superior rating in the Violin division.  Singers Ben Clark, Sarah Coleman, Alex Gustafson, John Nowland, Jaxon Spackman, and Ella Stiller all received Excellent ratings.  "This was a great showing," says music director David Demand, as the division winners will compete at the State Solo & Ensemble competition this spring in Ellensburg.