UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest 2019
By Michael Matlock
The UIL Vocal Solo and Ensemble Contest was held on February 9th at Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center The Andrews High School Choral Department had 23 Division I – Superior Ratings earned on solos, 20 Division 1 Medium Ensemble members and 56 Division I Madrigal members. 18 Soloists and 6 Madrigals (a total of 56 students) qualified for the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest, which will be held at Hendrickson High School in Pflugerville on June 2nd. Students must earn a Division I – Superior rating on a class 1 solo or ensemble to qualify for state. All solos and ensembles were prepared by Michael Matlock, Jody Keesee, Ann Hogan, Gary Ragland and Whitney Ellison.
Class II – Division I Soloists
Aiden Crow, Christian De La Cruz, Haley Gafford, Nicholas McArthur and Brianna Moore
Class I – Division I Soloists (State qualifying soloists)
Kobe Boswell, Ayla Carrizales, Larissa Carruth, Jesus Castillo, Omar Chavez, Sami Daye, Kaitlin Jeppesen, Makenzie Keesee, Kacey Kelley, Kylie King, Char Maxey, Chaz Melton, Joshua Neves, Aylen Olivas, Ryleigh Teeters, Aaron Vasquez, Matthew Villarreal and Jenna Young.
Division I - Medium Ensemble Members
Daniella Armendariz, Gabby Balderamma, Alyssa Bustamante, Beatriz Cancino, Taylor Christopher, Haley Gafford, Daniella Gil, Nayelli Guerrero, Judith Hernandez, Genevieve Jasso, Amaris Mejia, Brianna Moore, Mikalyn Pesce, Jamie Pool, Dayna Reyes, Katy Rush, Raven Shepker, Hannah Tidwell, Gisselle Torres and Anahy Valenzuela.
Class I – Division I Madrigal members (State qualifying ensemble members)
Kynadie Adkins, Kaitlin Argabright, Georgi Roacho, Makenzie Keesee, Kacey Kelley, Taryn Nunn, Jesus Castillo, Blayde Haynie, JT Ramirez, Lisha Hernandez, Skyla Argabright, Char Maxey, Kristine Hernandez, Erica Hernandez, Maranda Farmer, Sami Daye, Matthew Villarreal, Omar Chavez, Kaitlin Jeppesen, Larissa Carruth, Brianna Huerta, Avery Brown, Hailey Riojas, Ayla Carrizales, Brayden Medina, Hallie Patton, Aaron Vasquez, Kobe Boswell, Macee Mack, Avonna Jeffcoat, Faith Barrow, Alyssa Lujan, Brylee Morris, Hannah Patton, Joshua Neves, Dasia Peredez, Kylie King, Dallas Hathcock, Kylyn Nickel, Amia Gibson, Jlee Gomez, Cody Moore, Bryce Mayfield, Saul Canava, Coah Tyler, Ryleigh Teeters, Alexis Saenz, Jenna Young, Kayla Gonzales, Aylen Olivas, Kaylie Patrick, German Rodriguez, Adrian Juarez, Michael Garcia and Brennan Bennett.