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RHS musicians earn medals at solo contest

Vargas, King headed to state contest in May


Rockdale High School band members participating in the UIL Solo & Ensemble contest were (front, l–r) Jon Machac, Darienne Vargas, Selina Sappington, Heather Vargas, Brandon Ramirez, Melanie Ibarra, Nicholes Klecka, (back) Daniel Currie, Kieren Bell, Seth Smith, Matthew Taylor, Bailey Helton, Autumn Davenport, Melinda Perez, Tyler King. 
Reporter/Marie Bakken Rockdale High School band members participating in the UIL Solo & Ensemble contest were (front, l–r) Jon Machac, Darienne Vargas, Selina Sappington, Heather Vargas, Brandon Ramirez, Melanie Ibarra, Nicholes Klecka, (back) Daniel Currie, Kieren Bell, Seth Smith, Matthew Taylor, Bailey Helton, Autumn Davenport, Melinda Perez, Tyler King. Reporter/Marie Bakken HUTTO–Fifteen members of the Rockdale High School band participated in the Region 26 solo and ensemble competition on Feb. 26 at Hutto High School, band director Adrian Acevedo said.

Flutist Heather Vargas and french horn player Tyler King earned high enough marks on their respective solos to advance to the UIL state solo and ensemble contest in May.

Results from the contest include:

Selina Sappington–Division II, Class 3, flute solo.

Darienne Vargas–Won bronze medal on Divsion I, Class 3, flute solo.

Heather Vargas–Won gold medal on Division I, Class 1, flute solo, advanced to state contest in May.

Brandon Ramirez–Division II, Class 3, clarinet solo.

Melanie Ibarra–Won a silver medal on Division I, Class 2, clarinet solo.

Nicholes Klecka–Division II, Class 3, bass clarinet solo.

Jon Machac–Won bronze medal on Division I, Class 3, alto saxophone solo.

Daniel Currie–Division II, Class 2, tenor saxophone solo.

Seth Smith–Won silver medal on Division I, Class 2, trumpet solo.

Matthew Taylor–Division II, Class 2, trumpet solo.

Tyler King–Won a gold medal on Division I, Class 1, French horn solo, advanced to state contest in May.

Melinda Perez–Division II, Class 1, French horn solo.

Autumn Davenport–Division II, Class 2, French horn solo.

Kieren Bell–Division II, Class 3, baritone solo.

Bailey Helton–Won bronze medal on Division I, Class 3, snare drum solo.


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