The San Marcos High School Choir Department recently took 24 soloists and two ensembles to the UIL Solo and Ensemble competition.
The results, according to Director Dawn Sheridan-Reinhuber, included 14 Division 1 (Superior) ratings and nine Division 2 (Excellent) ratings.
Nine soloists are advancing to the All-State Solo and Ensemble competition in May, as well as SMHS’s first competitive trio in more than 20 years at the state level.
The advancing students are:
• Soloists Konnor Callender, Chelsea Davis, Myra Ehrlich, Mercedes Gonzalez, Monet Moreau, Cassidy Wallace, Isabel White, Jon Delgado and Joey Galaviz
• Ensemble members Abby Bowers, Konnor Callender and Mercedes Gonzalez
Receiving Superior Ratings on their solos were Sara Jo Porterfield, Rainy Weems and Samira Retzer .
Sheridan-Reinhuber says, “These kids were wonderful representatives of our school and our department.”