JANESVILLE (WIFR) -- Parker High School Music Department participated in the 2013 Wisconsin School Music Association’s State Solo and Ensemble Festival at UW-Whitewater on Saturday, April 27. Thirty two events were selected to participate at the District Solo and Ensemble Festival held at Parker on February 23. The following events received Division I ratings:
Percussion Ensemble – seniors Josh Henry, Michael Smythe and Allison Wagener, junior Ryan Thomas and freshman Alec Osbourne.
Sax Quartet - Travis Hawkinson and Austin McDonald on Alto sax, Ellen Reid on Tenor sax and Spencer Twining on Baritone sax, all seniors.
Josh Henry, senior - Drum Set Solo
Megan Mitchell, senior – 5 events: Exemplary Performer for her Soprano Solo, Musical
Theatre Solo, Vocal Duet, Piano Solo, and Violin Solo
Jordan Peyer, junior – Tenor Solo and Musical Theatre Solo, Exemplary Performer
Ben Treinen, senior – Bass Solo
Delaney Evans, junior – Soprano Solo
Irving Romero, sophomore – Tenor Solo and Musical Theatre Solo
Karly Stowers, junior – Soprano Solo
Sarah Myles, junior – Soprano Solo
Jacob Schmid, freshman– Tenor Solo and Vocal Duet
Mina Wise, juniors– Soprano Solo and Musical Theatre Solo
Nathan Traynor, Osman Espinoza, and Bryce Gajdosik, sophomores – Men’s Trio
Brianna Wyss, sophomore – Soprano Solo
The following events received Division II ratings:
Brianna Boys – Alto Solo
Molly Reid – Soprano Solo
Ben Treinen – Musical Theatre
Alex Hernandez, Sean Smith, and Grace Stewart were selected for the festival, but were unable to perform.