(Courtesy of USD 457)
Garden City High School choir students traveled to Dodge City High School for regional solo and ensemble contest on Saturday, April 6, 2019. There were four ensembles and 22 soloists that competed at the competition. Students receiving a “I” rating have qualified to perform at state competition that will take place in Topeka, Kansas on Saturday, April 27, 2019.
The GCHS choir soloists that received a “I” rating and are advancing to state include: Jason Tran, Carson Linenberger, Peter Hall, Kyler Bennett, and Kolby Blackburn.
The school had four ensembles perform and all four groups received a I rating. The ensembles include:
A Cappella Ensemble: Sarah Arrieta, Kolby Blackburn, Kenzie Britton, Aaron Canales, Sky Decker, Peter Hall, Giselle Martinez, Yvonne Mota, Brooklyn Percival, David SanJuan, and Jason Tran.
Les Chantes Ensemble: Ashley Archer, Sarah Arrieta, Eva Condit, Sky Decker, Kiana Hankins, Qualesha Laurelez, Adriana Mendoza, Amy Quintero, Melannie Ramirez, Natalie Rouse, and Maddie Stout.
Freshman Girls Ensemble: Anahi Alcantara, Tania Calvario, Lezette Cantaros, Shyla Cowles, Lesly Cruz, Patricia Garone, Mariana Gomez, Anissa Hinojos, Cierra Huber, Odalys Leyva, Mikayla Martinez, Jackie Martinez-Ortiz, Aaliyah Mendez-Aguilar, Isabella Reyes, Sage Riggs, Kristin Roth, Peighton Tabor, Isabella Torres, and Chelsea Valadez.
Buffalo Men’s Ensemble: Kolby Blackburn, Peter Hall, Braeden Koehn, Jayden Loving, DeAngelo Martinez, Damian Ortiz, and David SanJuan.
The GCHS soloists that received a “II” rating include: David SanJuan, Drew Unruh, Ashley Archer, Sara Felvus, Maddie Stout, Jasmin Flores, Amy Quintero, Lily Sanchez, Damian Ortiz, Chelsea Valadez, Cierra Huber, and Mariana Gomez.
The GCHS choir director is Misty Baldwin.
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