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.
Portia Schaeffer-Preston – 4th Chair
Amelie Lawrence (1st Alternate)
Anika Chalak – 4th Chair
Abby Wingrin – 3rd Chair
Sloane Ruley – 4th Chair
Michelle Hinojosa – 5th Chair
Kate Nolen – 4th Chair
Colin Tuohy – 1st Chair
Jonathan Jensen – 4th Chair
Brody Lane – 2nd Chair