2019 District Music Honors

High School Musicians Earn District Honors
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Band, orchestra and choir students from both high schools earned top honors at the Missouri State High School Activities Association District Music Festival. Students who received the highest rating are now eligible to advance to the April 26 MSHSAA State Music Festival at the University of Missouri.

For Park Hill South, the orchestra directors are Diane Markley and Ariel Aguilar. The band directors are Andrew Gillespie, Charles Boyd and Katie Wagoner, and the percussion specialist is Andrew Foerschler. The choir director is Elizabeth Brockhoff.

For PHHS, the orchestra director is Suzannah Smith. The band directors are Ky Hascall and David Potter. The percussion specialist is Brian Burlingame. The choir director is Dr. Keith Curington.

PARK HILL HIGH SCHOOL

Soloists – I (Exemplary)

Lucas Blahnik, tenor

Anna Cashatt, soprano

Jerra Creason, alto

Evan Ericksen, tenor saxophone

Isabella Farrell, marimba

Arkadeep Ghosh, trombone

Cameron Harrell, tenor

Blake Harris, snare drum

Anneliese Herlyn, piccolo and flute

Tyler Horton, xylophone, LEAD Innovation Studio

Zach Howard, marimba

Annemarie Jones, French horn

Eunice Jung, violin

Jacob Kao, violin

Dylan Klann, bass and viola

Jennifer Klein, marimba

Angela Mast, trumpet

Katelyn Modlin, soprano

Natalie Monsees, soprano

Alex Nelson, tenor

Alex Nguyen, flute

Sam Panico, piano

Capri Runyan, soprano

Meagan Shaw, soprano

Trevor Stevens, baritone and alto saxophone

Cooper Sturm, tenor

Ashtin Umstattd, alto

Kassidy Wagner, flute

Aimen Zieske, trombone

Soloists – II (Outstanding)

Cora Altic, alto

Hayden Andrews, violin, LEAD

Emily Archer, alto

Emerson Bellof, bass

Parker Bennett, tenor

Jessica Binckley, cello

Jared Blahnik, timpani

Connor Bollmann, violin

Raven Bradburn, soprano

Alex Bravard, baritone

Benji Brown, cello

Raeven Brownell, soprano

Braeden Buttron, marimba

Callie Clopp, bass clarinet

Cole Codding, marimba

Kylee Corbin, cello

Caitlin Crosby, bass

Atalie Dycus, flute

Jordan Fee, soprano and violin

Julia Fleischman, violin

Emily Godley, flute

Fatima Haesemeyer, clarinet

Adam Keehler, snare drum, LEAD

Juliet Kim, violin

Cassandra Koch, marimba

Evie Napoles, soprano

Sam Panico, trumpet and baritone

Pierce Saylock, tenor saxophone

Peter Serrone, baritone

Meagan Shaw, cello

Regan Smith, flute

Eli Stammler, baritone

Haley Tenney, alto

Kassidy Wagner, piccolo

Grace Wineinger, alto

Sam Wojahn, tenor

Luke Zahnd, snare drum

Ensembles - I (Exemplary)

Violin duet: Anna Verhoff and Hayden Andrews (LEAD)

Horn trio: Elizabeth Appel, Annemarie Jones and Isabelle Pham

Bass duet: Caitlin Crosby and Apollos Weissenfluh

Sax quartet: Evan Ericksen, Trevor Stevens, Pierce Saylock and Logan Steele

String trio: Julia Fleischman, Jacob Kao and Dillon Potts

Percussion trio: Zach Howard, Blake Harris and Jeremy Kasper

Violin duet: Eunice Jung and Juliet Kim

Brass trio: Angela Mast, Elizabeth Appel and Arkadeep Ghosh

Soprano-soprano-alto sextet: Natalie Monsees, Madelyn Garrett, Paige Coleman, Meagan Shaw, Samantha Wojahn and Raven Bradburn

Flute trio: Alex Nguyen, Anneliese Herlyn and Kassidy Wagner

Tenor-baritone-bass double quartet: Cooper Sturm, Trevor Stammler, Alex Nelson, Lucas Blahnik, Trevor Stevens, Emerson Bellof, Dylan Klann and Evan Samborski

Ensemble - II (Outstanding)

Viola and cello duet: Kylee Corbin and Sydney Nolte

Cello duet: Abby Finan and Meagan Shaw

Clarinet trio: Fatima Haesemeyer, Isaac Falls and Aron Thieman

Violin and cello duet: MaKaylah Jackson and Sydney Bolden

String quartet: Eunice Jung, Jacob Kao, Dylan Klann and Chloe Hughlett

Brass sextet: Sam Panico, Angela Mast, Annemarie Jones, Aimen Zieske, Dana Labart, and Sadie Mikuls, (LEAD)

Miscellaneous vocal ensemble: Elizabeth Richardson, Haley Kalis, Avery Penn, Chloe Flores, Lindsey Mauk, Emma Everts and Reese Portillo

Miscellaneous vocal ensemble: Meagan Shaw, Katelyn Modlin, Natalie Monsees, Cora Altic, Emily Archer, Ashtin Umstattd and Jerra Creason

Violin and bass duet: Moriah Thompson and Kaz Brandt

PARK HILL SOUTH

Soloists – 1 (Exemplary)

Samuel Andersen, tenor

Grace Atchison, soprano

Jack Blackburn, tenor

Sydney Boutz, French horn

Luke Boyd, xylophone

Cole Bracken, bass

Hanna Browning, bass

Allison Castor, alto

Kristen Clevenger, trumpet

Claire Coats, violin

Anna Cooper, piano

Bethany Danner, alto

Jillian Garrett, flute

Ben Goodin, violin

Jayda Hankins, violin

Megan Harris, clarinet

Connor Henry, euphonium

Ella Houts, violin

Lydia Kelly, soprano

Jacob Magyar, tuba

Mercedes McGonigle, clarinet

Ethan McWilliams, cello and piano

Amy Montalbano, French horn

Sara Montalbano, trumpet

Luke Moyes, timpani

Carrick O’Bleness, baritone

Meghan Pate, violin

Stephen Quattlebaum, tenor

Sophia Schneider, alto

Charlie Scott, marimba and piano

Kendra Slaughter, flute and piccolo

Natalie Sledd, soprano

Elliott Smith, violin

Isabella Tasset, violin

Brooke Tiedt, flute

Mia Toigo, clarinet

Peyton Traphagan, euphonium

Alex Ware, vibraphone

Adrian Washington, bass

Connor Willis, flute

Tyler Wolfe, trombone

Soloist - II (Outstanding)

Nashua Bickford, trumpet

Amber Bracken, alto and cello

Emily Buckmaster, alto

Sadie Carlson, alto

Celia Cooper, oboe

Meghan Cunningham, violin

Jayda Davis, soprano

Avery Doggett, cello

Kaley Dustin, alto

Kiana Fernandes, clarinet

Quinn Francis-Cummins, violin

Jillian Garrett, piccolo

Marika Harmon, violin

Andrew Harris, tenor saxophone

Ainsley Higgins, soprano

Dylan Holyfield, alto

Ella Houts, piano

Martin Jimenez, viola

Mandie Kerr, alto

Rachel Kriz, tuba

Aryahna LeGrand, soprano, LEAD

Jake Lockey, bass

Allison Majors, soprano

Makayla Mead, violin and piano

Jackson Minor, tenor

Cole Minton, trombone, LEAD

Vincent Morrione, trumpet

Megan Parrott, clarinet

Jenna Preuss, soprano

Amanda Reece, clarinet

Megan Ritchie, violin

Steven Ritchie, violin

Shanee Sa'o, soprano

Connor Tackkett, cello

Glenn Wright, horn

Ensembles - I (Exemplary)

Soprano-soprano-alto-alto octet: Kyndall Allen, Grace Atchison, Bethany Danner, Lydia Kelly, JaiViena Zeno, Mia Dozier, Allison Bodenhamer and Seth McClure

Soprano-alto-baritone sextet: Kyndall Allen, Shanee Sa'o, Amber Bracken, Knowel Taylor, Aidan Espinosa and Ethan McWilliams

Percussion ensemble: Trey Breshears, Savannah Bourn, Luke Moyes and Evan Atchison

String duet: Hanna Browning and Quinn Francis-Cummins

Soprano-alto-tenor-bass quartet: Bhryanna Cayton, Dylan Holyfield, Jackson Minor and Carrick O’Bleness

Brass quintet: Kristen Clevenger, Sara Montalbano, Tyler Wolfe, Jamal Zlitni and Sydney Boutz

Woodwind quartet: Kiana Fernandes, Kendra Slaughter, Toby Frick and David Stone

Soprano-soprano-alto trio: Lydia Kelly, Bethany Danner and Kaley Dustin

Saxophone quartet: Aidan Lueth, Sophie Schulze, Zach Ringo and Nathan Shaw

Soprano-alto-tenor-bass octet: Allison Majors, Natalie Sledd, Sadie Carlson, Janae Hlavacek, Samuel Andersen, Ahmed Zlitni, Cole Bracken and Nathan Zornes

Tenor-tenor-bass-bass octet: Jackson Minor, Stephen Quattlebaum, Xavier Jackson, Ahmed Zlitni, Will Barlow, Adrian Washington, Aidan Espinosa and Elijah Wesley

Tenor-tenor-bass trio: Stephen Quattlebaum, Adrian Washington and Carrick O’Bleness

String duet: Connor Tackkett and Ethan McWilliams

Flute quartet: Kendra Slaughter, Brooke Tiedt, Jillian Garrett and Ashlyn Rancudo

Ensembles – II (Outstanding)

String trio: Hanna Browning, Jake Lockey and Willem VanAsselt

Soprano-soprano-alto trio: Kate Carovillano, Sophia Hernandez-Sosa and Allison Bodenhamer

Soprano-soprano-alto-alto octet: Bhryanna Cayton, Allison Majors, Kate Carovillano, Sophia Hernandez-Sosa, Kaley Dustin, Sophia Schneider, Emily Buckmaster and Dylan Holyfield

String duet: Aliyah Ekiek and Meghan Cunningham

String quintet: Ally Hammond, Megan Ritchie, Martin Jimenez, Taylor Evans and Jake Lockey

String duet: Martin Jimenez and Megan Ritchie

Soprano-soprano-alto sextet: Makenna Ornes, Grace Atchison, Storm Henry, Adelina Morales, Mia Dozier and Seth McClure

String quartet: Shannon Rose, Makayla Mead, Jayda Hankins and Ben Goodin

String trio: Isabella Tasset, Marika Harmon and Mackenzie Kessler