February 17, 2022

HHS Musicians Earn High Ratings

It was all smiles this past weekend at Fennville High School as several students of the Holland High School Bands and Orchestras showed off their Division I "Superior" and Division II "Excellent" rating medals after performing at this year's Michigan School Band & Orchestra Association's District X Solo & Ensemble Festival on Saturday, February 12th.

Students prepared solo and small ensemble performances that were adjudicated and critiqued by esteemed judges to further develop students' musical skills and abilities.

Performances awarded the top Division I "Superior Ratings":

  • Abigail Fahrion - Cello Solo
  • Eleanor McMullen - Violin Solo
  • Meredith Walters & Alisa Mason - Violin Duet
  • Jasmine Samudio-Valle & David Jimenez-Clarinet Duet
  • Kierian Overbeek, Jasmine Samudio-Valle, & David Jimenez-Flute & Clarinet Trio
  • Miles Shanahan, Emerson Johnson, Kierian Overbeek, & Brandon Kelch-Saxophone Quartet
  • Jaelynn Ybarra-Brandon & Sam Hoffman-Flute & Clarinet Duet
  • Emerson Johnson-Alto Saxophone Solo
  • Melina Garica-Alto Saxophone Solo
  • Adrian Castillo & Emerson Johnson-French Horn & Alto Saxophone Duet
  • Kristin Messer-Flute Solo
  • Kristin Messer and Sofia Angulo-Saxophone Duet
  • Sam Lunn, Hunter Tripp, Benjamin Logan, Moses Ortega Velez, Jared Pedraza, Connor Huizinga, Dyami Campos, & Marcus Ruiz-Percussion Octet

Performances awarded Division II "Excellent" Ratings":

  • Maria Rocha - Cello Solo
  • Hanely Sanchez-Hernandez - Violin Solo
  • Donovan Lewis-Tuba Solo

Also performing at Saturday:

  • Giselle Torres - Cello Solo

Congratulations to all performers representing Holland High School’s Performing Arts Department.