With 210 total entries, at the end of the day Carroll students brought home 124 individual Superior medals for solo work and 81 Superior medals for ensemble performances.
From this, 69 student soloists and 18 ensembles were certified to advance to the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest (TSSEC) in Austin. That competition is scheduled for May 24 and May 30. For more information aboud TSSEC, click here.
The Carroll Dragon Band and Choir staff would like to congratulate the following students who competed Saturday, May 25 in Austin at the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Festival.
“These students performed admirably under the circumstances of the day,” said Jay Bach, Director of Bands for Carroll ISD. “Great work Dragon Band and Choir members.”
There were 19 individual Gold medals, 47 Ensemble Gold medals, and 47 individual Silver medalist on the day. Special recognition went to Senior Neha Jain for her selection as an Outstanding Soloist on flute for a second year running and Kelsey Bronson Outstanding Soloist Soprano Voice. Organizers say this award is equivalent to a State Championship individual event. Both students will receive a Gold Medal symbolic of all State Champions for this remarkable achievement.
Complete results from the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Festival are listed below:
Frist Division- Superior- Gold Medalist and Outstanding Soloist
Second Division- Excellent- Silver Medalist
First Division- Gold Medal Ensembles