Perry High School is once again pleased to announce this year’s talented group of music students, who participated in the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) Solo and Ensemble Adjudicated Event. Held at Mayfield High School in January, this event serves as a venue for talented young musicians to perform and be adjudicated by an experienced music educator, receive feedback comments about their performance and an overall rating – Superior, being the highest.
Receiving a Superior Rating for Instrumental Solo were: Emma Kurtz, Casandra Warfield, Tia Gillespie, Riley Kuhn, Kirk Hodkinson, Patrick Noonan, Hannah Wren, Madeleine Pierce, and Gavin Tannish.
Perry High School band members receiving a Superior Rating for their Instrumental Solos in the
Ohio Music Association’s 2018 Solo & Ensemble Adjudicated Event are: (front row, from left)
Riley Kuhn, Emma Kurtz, and Cassandra Warfield, (back row, from left) Gavin Tannish, Patrick Noonan, and Kirk Hodkinson.
Not pictured are: Madeleine Pierce, Tia Gillespie, and Hannah Wren.
A “Superior Rating” for Vocal Solo was awarded to: Lauren Andrikanich, Olivia Flauto, Tia Gillespie, Alec Gonzalez, Jaren Hodgson, Hope Klinar, Alex Kuret, Emma Kurtz, Anna Niedzwiecki, Emilie Pierce, Reann Santilla, Crissy Schveder, Maddi Snively, Julia Sundy, Angela Vicini, Rebecca Waggel, and Hannah Wren.
Receiving a Superior Rating for Instrumental Ensemble were: Perry Saxophone Trio, Perry Saxophone Quartet.
For Instrumental Solo, an Excellent Rating was awarded to: Leah Pitsenbarger, Toni Kirk, Christy Bissett, Brooke Ward. Receiving an Excellent Rating for Vocal Solo, were: Rachel Cumberledge, Patrick Hurley, Patrick Noonan, Mandi Schueren.
For Instrumental Ensemble: Perry Flute Quartet B, Perry Trumpet Quartet, Perry Flute Quartet C, Perry Horn Trio, Perry Trombone Quartet, Perry Brass Quintet, Perry Flute Quartet A, each received an Excellent Rating.
Perry High School is a member of the Ohio Music Education Association's 7th District, which is comprised of schools in Lake County, Geauga County and the eastern half of Cuyahoga County. Founded in 1924, the OMEA is involved at all levels of music education in Ohio, serving more than 1.8 million public school students from 612 school districts and 51 colleges and universities. Its mission: “to foster a spirit of collaboration for the mutual benefit of all aspects of music education.”