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WHS band students earn 33 medals at Saturday's UIL State Solo and Ensemble Contest in Austin

June 1, 2011 by Anonymous

The Weatherford High School band was awarded 33 UIL State medals at Saturday’s UIL State Solo and Ensemble Competition in Austin.

1st Division Gold State Solo Medalist (6)

Caitlin Rose - Flute
Kason Bakouris - Bb Clarinet
Rebekah Marquardt - Bb Clarinet
James Ewings – Alto Saxophone
Edward Dealecio - Trombone
Tori Hummer - Tuba

2nd Division Silver State Solo Medalist (11)

Katie Ridge - Flute
Katy Bynum - Oboe
Melody Sizer Clarinet
Taylor Van Loh - Clarinet
Christian Bronson – Alto Saxophone
Mark Belding Trumpet
Kelsey Payne - Trumpet
Jeff Limbocker – French Horn
Dakota Foster – Trombone
Jay McNew - Trombone
Brandon Siok – Acoustic Guitar

1st Division Bronze State Ensemble Medalist (16)

Flute Quartet –

Katie Ridge, Amanda Knowles, Shelbie Green, Nichole Cubbage

Woodwind Trio - (Flute, Oboe and Clarinet)

Caitlin Rose, Katy Bynum and Rebekah Marquardt

Saxophone Quartet –

James Ewings, Christian Bronson, Rebecca Marquardt, Wolfgang Kimsey

Brass Quintet – (Trumpet, Trumpet, Horn, Trombone, Tuba)

Mark Belding, Michael Hart, Jeff Limbocker, Jay McNew, Tori Hummer

Joe Dolkos, WISD Director of Bands, said 2010-11 has been an incredible school year of consistent achievement and success at every competitive event. The band earned a total of two UIL Sweepstakes Awards with straight Division I ratings from all of the judges.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, August 21

  • AHS Varsity at Northwest Classic Varsity Tournament through Aug. 23, times TBA

Friday, August 22

  • AHS Varsity vs. Pascal at Aledo, a.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Byron Nelson Scrimmage, 9 a.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy High School at Lakehill Prep, 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 26

  • AHS Varsity vs. Joshua at Aledo, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS vs. Stephenville at Aledo;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 28

  • AHS Varsity at Volleypalozza Varsity Tournament through Aug. 30, times TBA

  • AHS JV at Joshua, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, August 29

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Fort Worth Academy, 5:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cedar Park at Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Granbury Cornerstone at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 30

  • AHS at Marcus I Invitational, North Lakes Park, Denton, Texas 76201, 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS at Denton Guyer;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

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