On Saturday, February 3, High School band members participated in MSBOA District Solo & Ensemble, held at Livonia Franklin High School. Eleven students participated in the event and each represented Plymouth Christian Academy with dignity, class, and grace.
Students are assessed on their tone, intonation, technique, rhythm, and musical interpretation. Afterwards, the adjudicator rates the student(s) I-V (highest-lowest). To learn more about this rating system, you can visit their website HERE.
High School Band members who prepared events for this year’s District XII Solo & Ensemble Festival include:
Receiving a medal, a rating of a “I”, and qualification for State Solo & Ensemble:
Hannah Askew – Clarinet Solo
Isabel Mossel – Violin Solo
Isabel Mossel & Sarah Fernandes – Violin Duet
Sarah Fernandes – Violin Solo
Jenae Ross – Marimba Solo
Jenae Ross – Violin Solo
Receiving a medal and a rating of a “II”:
Christopher Bilko – Trumpet Solo
Luisa Ligon – Trombone Solo
Eric Moore & Devin Potrykus – Snare Drum Duet
Luke Pohl – Marimba Solo
Luke Pohl & Jenae Ross – Marimba Duet
Brendan Schmucker – Trumpet Solo
Congratulations to all who took part in this event!