MSBOA District 9 Solo and Ensemble Festival

MSBOA District 9 Solo and Ensemble Festival
Five Oscoda High School students traveled to Beaverton High School on Saturday, February 2 to participate in MSBOA (Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association) District 9 Solo and Ensemble Festival. 
 Each of these students earned Division I (Superior) Ratings on their events, and qualified for MSBOA State Solo and Ensemble Festival which will be held on Saturday, March 16 at Cadillac High School.
Oscoda events were:
Sydney Lopez (11) performing the alto saxophone solo "Sonata No. 3"  by George Frideric Handel
Andrew Benton (9) performing the tenor saxophone solo "Piece in g minor" by Gabriel Pierne
Ethan Raybourn (12) performing the piano solo "Nocturne in e minor Op. 72 No. 1" by Frederic Chopin
Quintet Abigail Thompson (12) euphonium, Hunter Gerow (9) trombone, Andrew Benton tenor saxophone, Sydney Lopez baritone saxophone and Mallory Gordon (9) baritone saxophone (from AuGres-Sims HS) performing "In the Hall of the Mountain King" by Edvard Grieg.
Pictured left to right
Hunter Gerow, Sydney Lopez, Abigail Thompson, Andrew Benton, Ethan Raybourn

band