Excellent and Superior Ratings for TCPS at Solo and Ensemble Festival

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Members the Talbot County Public Schools Bands traveled to North Caroline High School last month for the Eastern Shore Band Directors Association (ESBDA) Annual Solo & Ensemble Festival. All participants receive ratings from I to V with I being “Superior”, the highest rating. A rating of II is deemed “Excellent”. Those who earn an Excellent (II) or a Superior Rating (I) receive certificates and are able to order medals representing their achievement. Students who earned a superior also qualified to audition at the state level at Towson University in May.

Saint Michaels Middle High School had three musicians compete as follows:

Molly Fullerton –Trumpet Solo*
Marty Fullerton – Trumpet Solo*
Marty Fullerton, Geo Graves, and Madison White–2 Trumpets and French Horn Trio

Representing Saint Michaels Middle High School, Molly Fullerton and Marty Fullerton competed as Soloists and earned Superior (I) ratings. The Trio of Marty Fullerton, Geo Greaves and Madison White earned an Excellent (II) rating.

Easton High School Students:

Tristyn Mousslih, Tracey Abance* – Trumpet Duet
Laurie Alltop* – Solo Flute
John Stinson – Solo Snare

Easton Middle School Students:

Anna Leshner, Elaina Steinly, Loren Lee* – Clarinet & 2 Flutes Trio
David Gardner* – Clarinet
Avery Carter and Calvin Davis* – Clarinet Duet
Ryan Latham, Curt Hutchinson* – Snare Drum Duet
Joe Szymanski, Will Ross, Kellen Lambert – Trumpet, French Horn, Alto Sax Trio
Jonathan Storch – Trumpet Solo
Kiersten Chaney, Kellen Lambert – Alto Sax Duet
Sandra Lane, Kylie Fluharty, Jasmyn Richardson – Tenor, 2 Clarinets Trio
Joel Duah and Mathijs Goyens-Harvey – Baritone, Tenor Sax Duet
Diamond Brown, Melissa Pineda – Flute, Clarinet
Bechorah Aguoru* – Clarinet Solo
Rachel Lapp – Trumpet Solo
David Ludwig, Jason Blades Hrynko – Clarinet, Trumpet Duet
Mara Stoyanov and Natalie Englehart* – Flute Duet
Mara Stoyanov* – Flute Solo
Abigail Meadows Charlotte Mosely, Ian Branic* – Clarinet, Flute Trumpet Trio
Louis Lentz, Anderson Bartolon* – Snare Drum Duet
Brooke Howard, Samantha Mason* – Snare Drum Duet
Jacob Abatiello, Louis Lentz – Snare Drum Duet

*Earned Superior Rating and will audition at the State Level at Towson University in May.

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