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Jazz Band Receives Excellent Rating

If you see any of the jazz band members, please congratulate them for earning an Excellent Rating at this years City of the Arts Jazz Festival on Saturday, 27 April.  They were able to overcome many obstacles this past month and earned this rating with only 1 rehearsal this entire month.  These are very mature musicians! Mr. Dills is very proud of them.

Also, many students participated in Solo and Ensemble that very same day.  18 students worked extra on a solo or a small ensemble piece with little to no help from Mr. Dills  14 SUPERIORS AND 4 EXCELLENTS were made during this event.  
Small Ensemble 1 (Sarah Scogin, Nadia Robertson, Ian Franco, Matthew Sorrells, Raven Macon) SUPERIOR!!!
Solo (Brisedia Cruz-Maldonado) SUPERIOR!!!
Small Ensemble 2 (Chloe Blythe and Ava Needham) SUPERIOR!!!
Small Ensemble 3 (Henry Halsey and Matthew Acevedo) SUPERIOR!!!
Solo (Dwuan Whitehead) SUPERIOR!!!
Solo (Chloe Rochester) SUPERIOR!!!
Solo (Jolie Hauser) SUPERIOR!!!
Solo (Hannah Woolwine) SUPERIOR!!!
Solo (Enna Sigler) EXCELLENT!!!
Small Ensemble 4 (Alanah Campbell and 2 otheres) EXCELLENT!!!  
Mr. Dills would also like to brag on these students for arranging their own arrangement of the movie theme "UP" and then performing it!