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GLENWOOD CITY – Members of the Colfax Music Department attended the Solo & Ensemble Festival on Tuesday, March 12th. Schools participating were: Colfax, Durand and Glenwood City. The primary purposes of WSMA festivals are to:
• Establish standards of quality for music literature.
• Motivate students to prepare and perform to the best of their abilities.
• Improve students’ understanding of music literature and music concepts
• Provide opportunities for performance of original student compositions.
• Support improvement of school music programs through individual and group achievement.
• Encourage exploration of diverse musical styles and ensemble combinations.
The Wisconsin School Music Association uses the following guidelines for criteria checkmarks:
*I & I – Excellent (consistently outstanding)
II – Very Good (very good performance with only minor shortcomings)
III – Good (demonstrating accomplishment but lacking several essential qualities)
IV – Fair (numerous weaknesses and/or errors)
V – Poor (lacking in fundamental aspects of performance, understanding, or preparation)
CO – Critique only. Student played for the experience of getting feedback from adjudicator. No rating assigned.
I* rating (advancing to state):
Trey Hovde-vocal solo
Trey Hovde-music theatre solo
Hunter Larson-vocal solo
Hunter Larson-music theatre solo
Tate Russell-vocal solo
Tate Russell-music theatre solo
Tate Russell-piano solo
Caden Erickson-vocal solo
Caden Erickson-music theatre solo
Caden Erickson -saxophone solo
Edward Doerr-vocal solo
Drew Gibson-music theatre solo
Wesley Kallstrom-vocal solo
Wesley Kallstrom-music theatre solo
Wesley Kallstrom-piano solo
Wesley Kallstrom and Erica Kallstrom-piano duet
Pierce Harvey and Nate Lee-vocal duet
Cassidy Reitz-piano solo
Cassidy Reitz-clarinet solo
Aza Knaack-bass clarinet solo
McKenna Yingst-music theatre solo
Tanner Nierenhausen-trumpet solo
Aza Knaack-bass clarinet solo
Erica Kallstrom, Wesley Kallstrom-piano duet
Cassidy Reitz and Tate Russell-piano duet
High School Guys’ Vocal Ensemble (Amazing Grace)
High School Vocal Jazz (String of Pearls and I’ll Be Seeing You)
High School Show Choir
Drew Gibson vocal solo
Edward Doerr music theatre solo
Tristan Lenz vocal solo
McKenna Yingst vocal solo
Cassidy Reitz, Erica Kallstrom, Wesley Kallstrom-piano trio
Edward Doerr vocal solo
Erica Kallstrom piano solo
Class B I rating:
Katie Riley-piano solo
Catherine Zons-piano solo
Katie Riley and Catherine Zons-piano duet
Catherine Zons-saxophone solo
Aimee Fruit and Elena Smith-flute duet
Jazz Band (All the Things You Are)
Katie Riley-flute solo
Tate Russell vocal solo
Tate Russell piano solo
High School Guys’ Vocal Ensemble
State Solo & Ensemble will be held on Saturday, May 4th at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire.