May 21, 2013
IHS places at state solo and ensemble contest
On April 26 and 27, Issaquah High School won several awards at the Washington State Solo and Ensemble Contest.
Hi Tones won first place in the women’s large ensemble category. Led by Savannah Young, other first-place singers are Maddy Bennett, Alita Campbell, Samantha Cook, Annika Dybevik, Caroline Hamblin, Melina Jones, Tali Magidson, Mackenzie Minehan, Elizabeth Moore, Julianne Nienhuis, Areesa Somani, Maryn Spangler, Rache Strand, Makenna Thomas and Ashley Young.
Other state winners are Andy Able, who took second place playing tuba, and Gregory Ketron taking second place on his trombone.
Groups scoring a No. 1 rating are Mix It Up with Bennett, Campbell, Dybevik, Ashley Young, Samantha Cook, Mackenzie Minehan, Elizabeth Moore, Savannah Young, Jacob Bernado, Bryan Hanner, Dylan Martorano, Mark Olsen, Kajal Lang, Jesse Olsen-Jacobsen, Samuel Tacher and Jack Wheeler. In Harmony with Tacher (leader), Bernado, Hanner, Martorano, Cameron McLeod, Olsen, Anthony Uy, Jared Alves, Kajal Lang, Jesse Olsen-Jacobsen, Kyle Tant, and Jack Wheeler.
Scoring a No. 1 rating in the solo categories are Dybevik, soprano; Wheeler, tenor; and Tacher, bass.