Eight members of the Dripping Springs High School Choir have advanced to the Area Auditions on Jan. 11, 2020 at Reagan HS in San Antonio after performing at the Region 18 Pre-Area Auditions on Nov. 12. The following students were ranked among the top-five chairs in their voice part, qualifying them for Area:
The eight who advanced and the three alternates came from a group of 20 students that qualified for the Pre-Area auditions from a Region Choir performance on Nov. 9 at the AISD Performing Arts Center under the direction of clinician Dr. Joey Martin of Texas State University.
The 20 students that qualified were: Tate Anderson, Arianna Bentz, Kaylee Cormack, Eliana Glenn, Sloan Handley, Isaiah Hoffman, Gavin Kirkup, Brody Lane, Daniel McIver, Kyndal Miethke, Ethan Owens, David Perez-Villarreyes, Kylin Richardson, Portia Schaeffer-Preston, Ella Schroeder, Ana Smith, Cole Thomas, Claire Tole, Josh Tomashek, and Juliana Ussia. Of those 20, four students were unable to audition because of illness.
The DSHS choir is under the direction of Courtney Neva.