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Nine DSHS Choir Students Advance to Area

November 17, 2021


Nine Dripping Springs High School choir students qualified for the area round of the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-State auditions on Nov. 16 in Austin. A total of 16 DSHS students participated in the event after qualifying for the pre-area round based on their performances at the regional competition in October.


Students advancing to the area round are: Portia Schaeffer-Preston (Soprano 1), Anika Chalak (Soprano 2), Abby Wingrin (Alto 1), Sloane Ruley (Alto 1), Michelle Hinojosa (Alto 1), Kate Nolen (Alto 2), Colin Tuohy (Tenor 1), Jonathan Jensen (Tenor 2) and Brody Lane (Bass 2).


The area competition will be held Jan. 8 at Reagan High School in San Antonio.



Soprano 1
Portia Schaeffer-Preston – 4th Chair
Amelie Lawrence (1st Alternate)


Soprano 2
Anika Chalak – 4th Chair


Alto 1
Abby Wingrin – 3rd Chair
Sloane Ruley – 4th Chair
Michelle Hinojosa – 5th Chair


Alto 2
Kate Nolen – 4th Chair

Tenor 1
Colin Tuohy – 1st Chair


Tenor 2
Jonathan Jensen – 4th Chair


Bass 2
Brody Lane – 2nd Chair