Eighteen Students Qualify for UIL State Solo and Ensemble Festival
Eighteen Dripping Springs High School students have qualified for the 2020 UIL State Solo and Ensemble Festival based on their regional performances. Three orchestra and 15 band students qualified, which requires a Class 1 solo to be performed from memory and receive a "First Division rating." The state festival will be held May 30-June 1, 2020.
Band students who qualified for the state festival are:
Matthew Sheeler, Bassoon Nathan Crutchfield, Alto Sax Drew Wilson, Alto Sax Natalie Chavez, Trumpet Johnny Dollard, Trumpet Katie Tiernan, Trumpet Dylan Salem, Trombone Quentin Dollard, Euphonium Collin Boes, Percussion John Costilla, Percussion Hannah Fontenot, Percussion Anton Miller-Thomas, Percussion Jason Oliphant, Percussion Jack Perry, Percussion Miles Romero, Percussion
Orchestra students who qualified for the state festival (all on violin) were: Lucy Elizarraras, Sophia Fisher, and Ian Stinson. Other orchestra students who placed with a Superior First Rating were: Skye Chapman, Ian Stinson and Kayla Stradling.