MHS Lions Orchestra SWEEPS UIL 2015!

Congratulations to the MHS Lions Orchestra after an incredibly cold and exciting UIL!

The Varsity Orchestra received straight Superior ratings from all six judges and was the only 5A Varsity Orchestra to bring home a sweepstakes trophy!  This is the 6th consecutive Sweepstakes for the MHS Lions Varsity Orchestra since their UIL debut 6 years ago in 2010!

UIL Varsity 2015 pic

UIL Varsity 2015

The Non Varsity Orchestra received straight Superior ratings from all six judges and was the only 5A Non Varsity Orchestra to bring home a sweepstakes trophy!  This is the 4th consecutive Sweepstakes for the MHS Lions Varsity Orchestra since their UIL debut 4 years ago in 2012!

UIL Non Varsity 2015 pic

UIL Non Varsity 2015

I hope we can find a way to keep these incredible traditions going! SO PROUD of the hard work and dedication of these students!!!

Judge sheets and recordings will be available shortly on our “Awards” page.

 

 

 

MHS has our FIRST All-State Orchestra Member!

MHS had 1 student make it through the rigorous process to become a member of the All State String Orchestras! This is quite a feat as we are part of one of the most competitive and difficult Regions in the State for Orchestra!!!! 

We are EXTREMELY proud of this students and would like to congratulate her on her hard work!

Rachel Brinkmann Viola

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!

All Region Results

MHS had 3 students make one of the All Region Orchestras this past Saturday! This is quite a feat as we are part of one of the most competitive and difficult Regions in the State for Orchestra! 

We are EXTREMELY proud of these students and would like to congratulate them on their hard work!

Rachel Brinkmann Viola
Erik Chow Viola
Alex Paradis Cello

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!

2014 Solo and Ensemble results

Congratulations to the MHS Lions Orchestra for doing such an incredible job of representing this program and our campus at the MISD Solo & Ensemble competition last Saturday!

Please CONGRATULATE the following students for the SUPERIOR performances! The “Exemplary” rating is on TOP of the Superior performance. It’s an extra medal awarded to those students that really exceeded the requirements and had an incredibly musical performance.

LAST FIRST EVENT RATING
Baca Edward Solo Superior & Exemplary
Bramlage Seth Solo Superior & Exemplary
Camacho Jacob Solo Superior
Chow Erik Solo Superior & Exemplary
Chun Sam Solo Superior & Exemplary
Chun SooBin Solo Superior
Clark  Kelsey Ensemble Superior & Exemplary
Clark Kelsey Solo Superior & Exemplary
Conley Tonea Solo Superior
Deatherage  Margot Ensemble Superior & Exemplary
Firuz Zara Solo Superior
Gaus Alex Solo Superior
Gautam Sweta Solo Superior & Exemplary
Gelpi Alyson Solo Superior
Gutierrez-Irizarry Andrea Solo Superior
Hallford Cameron Solo Superior
Hayden Abigail Solo Superior
Hendrickson Chase Solo Superior
Jaramillo Elena Solo Superior
Jones Channing Solo Superior
Jones Edriana (Ana) Solo Superior
Kent Will Solo Superior
Kilroy Isabel Solo Superior & Exemplary
Latta  James Ensemble 2 Superior & Exemplary
Latta  James Ensemble 1 Superior & Exemplary
LaVoie Hannah Solo Superior & Exemplary
Lipscomb  Sarah Ensemble 2 Superior & Exemplary
Lipscomb  Sarah Ensemble 1 Superior & Exemplary
Lisonbee Brandon Solo Superior
Martin  Ralph Ensemble Superior & Exemplary
Martin Ralph Solo Superior & Exemplary
Matillano  Rebecca Ensemble Superior & Exemplary
Matillano Rebecca Solo Superior & Exemplary
McIntosh Trevor Solo Superior
Mobley  Andrew Ensemble Superior & Exemplary
Oesterreicher Kaitlin Solo Superior & Exemplary
Oesterreicher Nicole Solo Superior & Exemplary
Price Haley Solo Superior & Exemplary
Priscak  Chelsea Ensemble Superior & Exemplary
Rice  Gabby Ensemble Superior & Exemplary
Sanchez  Kathleen Ensemble Superior & Exemplary
Scheidhauer  Cherish Ensemble Superior & Exemplary
Snead Josh Solo Superior
Wachira Cynthia Solo Superior & Exemplary
Zang Hannah Solo Superior

 

Spring Trip and Festival NEWS

Congratulations to the MHS Combined Orchestras for their performance at the Cavalcade Showcase of Music Festival in Colorado Springs! They received a Superior rating for their performance and BEST IN CLASS!!!!! It was also an AMAZING trip!

2014-04-03 09.31.33 Olympic training center group shot on stage pic Trophy pic

 

MHS UIL Results 2014

Congratulations to the MHS Lions Orchestras for ROARING at this year’s UIL Concert & Sightreading Contest!

Our Non Varsity brought home their second consecutive SWEEPSTAKES trophy. The group debuted at UIL last year for the first time so that is 2 Sweeps out of 2 years!

Our Varsity brought home their 5th consecutive SWEEPSTAKES trophy! This group debuted at UIL 5 years ago so that is 5 Sweeps out of 5 years!!!

SO PROUD of the hard work and dedication of these students! Go to our “Awards” page to hear our recordings!

 

MHS Orchestra All City Results 2013

MHS had 28 students make one of the All City orchestras and four students qualify as an Alternate. We are VERY proud of these students and would like to congratulate them on their hard work!

Edward Baca Cello
Seth Bramlage Violin
Erik Chow Viola
Samuel Chun Cello
Soo Bin Chun Violin
Kelsey Clark Cello
Eric Hallstrom Violin
Elena Jaramillo Viola
Steven Kent Violin
William Kent Violin
Isabel Kilroy Cello
James (Ben) Latta Violin
Sarah Lipscomb Viola
Brandon Lisonbee Violin
Raphael (Ralph) Martin Bass
Trevor McIntosh Viola
Andrew Mobley Cello
Kaitlin Oesterreicher Violin
Nicole Oesterreicher Viola
Roshni Patel Violin
Chelsea Priscak Cello
Liliana Reyes Violin
Gabby L. Rice Cello
Kathleen Sanchez Violin
Cherish Scheidhauer Violin
Madelynn Schober Cello
Lauren Tyson Viola
Hannah Zang Violin

Ana Jones Viola Alternate
Oskar Olsson Bass Alternate
Josselyne Orbegoso Violin Alternate
Daniel Scher Bass Alternate

MHS Orchestra All Region results 2013

MHS had 2 students make one of the All Region Orchestras this past Saturday and one student qualify as an alternate. This is quite a feat as we are part of one of the most competitive and difficult Regions in the State for Orchestra!

We are EXTREMELY proud of these students and would like to congratulate them on their hard work!

Rachel Brinkmann Viola
Soo Bin Chun Violin (alternate)
Erik Chow Viola

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!

MHS Orchestras upcoming Pre-UIL Feb 5th

The MHS Chamber and Symphony A Orchestras will perform Tuesday February 5, 2013 at McKinney Boyd High School for our Pre-UIL Benchmark.

We will run a complete “UIL” experience which includes judges and comments. I  know the students are ready for this and will do well!!

The itineraries are available for download:
Symphony Itinerary
Chamber Itinerary

Winter Concert Tonight

Our Winter Concert is tonight at 7:00 PM. Students are to use the itinerary to our Fall Concert posted earlier this year.
See you there!