Awards

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle

Year Award Organization Event Director
2009 Division I Superior Combined MHS Orchestras Peak Music Festival R. F. Sorgi
2009 Most Outstanding Group Combined MHS Orchestras Peak Music Festival R. F. Sorgi
2010 UIL Sweepstakes MHS Chamber Orchestra UIL R. F. Sorgi
2010 Division I Superior Combined MHS Orchestras Peak Music Festival R. F. Sorgi
2011 UIL Sweepstakes MHS Chamber Orchestra UIL R. F. Sorgi
2011 Division I Superior MHS Combined Symphonic & Concert Orchestras Peak Music Festival R. F. Sorgi
2011 Division I Superior MHS Chamber Orchestra Peak Music Festival R. F. Sorgi
2011 Most Outstanding Group MHS Chamber Orchestra Peak Music Festival R. F. Sorgi
2012 UIL Sweepstakes MHS Symphony Orchestra – Non Varsity UIL R. F. Sorgi
2012 UIL Sweepstakes MHS Chamber Orchestra – Varsity UIL R. F. Sorgi
2013 UIL Sweepstakes MHS Chamber Orchestra – Varsity Declarations

Girl with the Flaxen Hair

The Texians

Judge Comment Sheets

R. F. Sorgi
2013 UIL Sweepstakes MHS Symphony Orchestra – Non Varsity Arlington Sketches

Midnight Tango

Kaleidoscope

Judge Comment Sheets

R. F. Sorgi
2014 UIL Sweepstakes MHS Honors Chamber Orchestra – Varsity Telemann Viola Concerto in G – Mvmt I

– Rachel Brinkmann Soloist

Telemann Viola Concerto in G

– Mvmt II – Erik Chow Soloist

Holberg Suite – Mvmt II Sarabande by Grieg

St. Pauls Suite – Mvmt IV Finale by Holst

Judge Comment Sheets

R. F. Sorgi
2014 UIL Sweepstakes MHS Chamber Orchestra – Non Varsity Highland Celebration

A Maid in Bedlam

Elasticity

Judge Comment Sheets 

R. F. Sorgi
2015 UIL Sweepstakes MHS Honors Chamber Orchestra – Varsity Eight Little Preludes and Fugues by Bach – Mvmt I. C Major

Elegiac Melodies by Grieg, Mvmt. 1 Heart Wounds

Illusions by Frost

Judge Comment Sheets

R. F. Sorgi
2015 UIL Sweepstakes MHS Chamber Orchestra – Non Varsity  The Blacksmith – Traditional / arr by O’Loughlin

Velvet Morning – by O’Loughlin (permission by UIL to play this & Blacksmith)

Turning Point – Longfield

Judge Comment Sheets

R. F. Sorgi
2016  UIL Sweepstakes  MHS Honors Chamber Orchestra -Varsity Concerto Per Due Violoncelli in g minor (Vivaldi)

I. Allegro – Alex Paradis and Sai Sai Ding soloists

II. Largo – Jakob Chow and Morgan King soloists

Serenade in g minor (Kalinnikov)

Vanishing Pointe (Meyer) – Neelam Bohra, Josh Dexter, Lauren Tyson and Alex Paradis soloists

R. F. Sorgi
2016  UIL Sweepstakes  MHS Chamber Orchestra – Non Varsity Overture Allegro

Reverie

North Star to Freedom

 R. F.  Sorgi
2016 UIL Sweepstakes  MHS Chamber Orchestra – Non Varsity Fanfare and Frippery No. 2

I. Fanfare

Mystic Fawn

Gauntlet

C. M. O’Neill
2017  UIL Sweepstakes  MHS Honors Chamber Orchestra -Varsity Suite for Strings, IV. Dashing Away by Rutter

Elegy by Jarrett

Perseus by Newbold

R. F. Sorgi
2017  UIL Sweepstakes  MHS Chamber Orchestra – Non Varsity Symphony #15 in G Major, IV. Finale by Mozart/arr. by Dackow

Girl with the Flaxen Hair by Debussey / arr. by Monday

To Tame the Raging Rapids by Balmages

 R. F.  Sorgi
2017 UIL Sweepstakes  MHS Chamber Orchestra – Sub Non Varsity Declarations by Bishop

Midnight Rain by Day

Echoes of Bartok by Bartok / arr. by Cummings

C. M. O’Neill