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ISSMA District Instrumental Solo and Ensemble Contest Results - 2/17

A total of 131 soloists and 54 ensembles from Duneland Schools received Gold medals; 30 soloists and six ensemble Silver medals; and one soloist Bronze in the ISSMA District Instrumental Solo and Ensemble Contest at Kankakee Valley Middle School on Saturday, January 28. Any student who performed in Group I and earned a Gold Division Rating qualified to perform at the state level.  Those students that plan to perform at the ISSMA State Solo & Ensemble Contest in Indianapolis on Saturday, Feb. 25 are listed as advancing to the state level.

Students who competed attend Chesterton Middle School (CMS), Chesterton High School (CHS), Liberty Intermediate School (LIS) and Westchester Intermediate School (WIS) and are under the instruction of Duneland teachers Vince Arizzi of CMS Band/WIS Band; Phil Loos, CHS Orchestra; Tom Schnabel of CMS Orchestra, and Michael Scheiber of CHS Band, Erin Gehrig of LIS/WIS Orchestra.

 

DISTRICT SOLOS ADVANCING TO STATE:

CHESTERTON HIGH SCHOOL
GROUP I – GOLD
Amera Abuhakmeh              Trumpet

Stephanie Archbald              Violin                           

Pieter Ausema                      String Bass   

Aaron Brookhouse                Clarinet          

Gavin Dooley                        Cello              

Tristan Dooley                       Viola              

Ashley Fazekas                    Violin              

Anthony Hampton                Multi-Tenor    

Sarah Harmon                       Violin              

James Hawley                      Snare Drum                          

David Hodgkiss                    Alto Saxophone                  

Mark Hodgkiss                      Tenor Saxophone               

Holly Kittredge                      Flute               

David Kosakowski                Multi-Tenor    

Nico Lovinello                        Viola              

Violet Needham                    French Horn  

Eli Ontiveros                          Tympani        

Sammi Ostrom                      Cello              

Kylie Sabol                            Marimba        

Kylie Sabol                            Snare Drum  

Sarah Schimpf                       Violin              

Andrew Semnyak                 Cello              

Harley Wines                        Tuba              

 

CHESTERTON MIDDLE SCHOOL
GROUP I – GOLD
Emma Ghoreishi                   Violin                           

Dylan Leavitt                         Violin              

Emerson Stobbe                 Tenor Saxophone               

 

 

DISTRICT SOLO RESULTS

CHESTERTON HIGH SCHOOL

GROUP 1

Gold

Jack Jones                             Snare Drum

Bryan Pamintuan                   Marimba

Isabel Richey                        Tenor Saxophone

Jacob Winland                      Trumpet        

                                               

Silver

Ethan Botts                            Clarinet          

Elizabeth Canright                 Violin              

Annabelle Engel                   Clarinet          

Andrew Figg                          Tuba

David Gerth                           Baritone Saxophone           

Nathan Herr                            Clarinet          

Austen Jones                        Violin              

Zane Mauke                          Trumpet        

Kaylie Mullins                         Flute               

Nolan Poczekay                    Baritone         

Payton Stobbe                     Trumpet        

Jonathan Sumita                    Violin              

Anna Wright                           Cello

 

GROUP II

Joseph Adcock                     Cello              

Nicole Bilyak                          Violin              

Elli Didonna                            Flute               

Jadah Eshenaur                     Violin              

Laura Estridge                       Flute               

Brenna Farrell                         Violin              

Anekah Fish                           Viola              

Sailor Franklin                         Marimba        

Glade Fuller                           Viola              

Julia Graff                               Viola              

Abigail Joesten                     Clarinet          

Jack Jones                             Milti-Tenor     

Bryan Pamintuan                   Drum Set      

Anna Parkinson                      Flute               

Chris Sexton                         Trumpet        

Kaitlyn Shideler                     Viola              

                                               

Silver

Keyon Allen                           Trumpet        

Clare McNicholas                  Flute               

Caden Mockler                      String Bass   

Rebecca White                     Trumpet        

 

GROUP III

Gold

Kelsey Bolton                       Flute               

Colin Campbell                    Drum Set      

Colin Campbell                    Marimba        

Colin Campbell                    Snare Drum  

Amie Combs                        Flute               

Adam Davis                          Trombone     

Adam Davis                          Baritone         

Gavin Dooley                        Marimba

Toby Franklin                         Snare Drum  

Nick Hanson                           Marimba        

Aidan Li                                  Marimba        

Madison Muszynski              Marimba        

Dimitri Nicholson                    Marimba        

Gwen Sanders                      Oboe            

Anthony Suleski                    Trombone     

Hunter Torres                         Snare Drum  

 

Silver

Julia Hunter                            Alto Saxophone                  

Alex Hutson                           Violin              

Regan Kistner                        Alto Saxophone                  

Carli Sparacio                        Trumpet        

 

Bronze

Annabelle Engel                   Alto Saxophone                  

 

GROUP IV

Gold

Olivia Cappos                      Snare Drum  

Blake Fletcher                        Snare Drum  

Sadie Kidd                             Marimba        

Sadie Kidd                             Snare Drum  

Aidan McNicholas                 Snare Drum  

Dimitri Nicholson                    Snare Drum  

Liam Oberlander                   Snare Drum  

Chris Peffers                          Snare Drum  

 

Silver

Anne Pruitt                             Snare Drum  

Alec Schmidt                         Marimba        

                                                                                                                                   

CHESTERTON MIDDLE SCHOOL

GROUP 1

Silver

Abrianna Rodriguez              Violin              

Corynn Rodriguez                Violin              

 

GROUP II

Gold

Ada Brandstetter                   Violin              

 

Silver

 

GROUP III

Gold

Frances Clancy                      Violin              

Trent Delliquadri                     Violin              

Chloe Detterling                    Cello              

Kylie Finley                            Viola              

Quentin Funderburg              Oboe            

Libby Gibson                       Viola              

Katie Hanson                         Cello              

Anais Juliano                          Violin              

Rebecca Mueller                   Cello              

Kate Nevers                          Violin              

Zoe Swanson                       Cello              

Maddie Taylor                       Violin              

 

Silver

Aidan Healy                           Trumpet        

Ian Rutherford                        Trumpet        

 

GROUP IV

Gold

Cordelia Armstrong              Flute               

Hannah Beadle                     Viola              

Lauren Bolla                           Viola              

Emma Broward                     Clarinet          

Jonathan Browning               Alto Saxophone                  

Kate Caracci                           Violin              

Sam Cooke                           Alto Saxophone                  

Andrew Engel                       Keyboard     

Andrew Engel                       Snare Drum  

Caden French                        Snare Drum  

Nicolas Kittredge                   Baritone Saxophone           

Megan Koster                       Trombone     

Kelly Lahaie                           Keyboard     

Kelly Lahaie                           Multiple Percussion              

Julia Larson                            Clarinet          

Faye Mauke                          Cello              

Alex Newman                       Keyboard     

John Petro                             Trombone     

Greta Schmahl                       Alto Saxophone                  

Roxanne Schwab                 Clarinet          

 

Silver

Megan Benzer                      Clarinet          

 

GROUP V

Gold

Heidi Boltze                           Keyboard     

Conor Casteel                      String Bass   

Chloe Eash                            Clarinet          

Emma Ekblaw                       Clarinet          

Cormac Fallon                       Trumpet        

Grant Flesher                         Keyboard     

Noah Fletcher                        Baritone         

McKenna Handley                Alto Saxophone                  

Anna Hawkins                        Tenor Saxophone               

Luke Hutson                          Viola              

Addison Kellogg                   Trombone     

Megan Koutsopanagos       Flute               

Troy McCormick                    Clarinet          

Chris Mullen                           Trumpet        

Sidney Pittman                      Oboe            

Eric Sparks                             Trumpet        

Chloe Vanderlin                    Clarinet          

Milena Veltri                           Trombone     

Alaina Wring                          Trombone

 

Silver

Adalyn Weitzel                     French Horn  

Abigail Woodson                 Flute               

 

LIBERTY INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL

GROUP V

Gold

Edith Estridge                      Viola

Tyler Peterson                      Violin

Sally Shrum                           Violin              

Ali Stringham                        Cello

Maizy Swanson                    Cello

 

WESTCHESTER INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL

GROUP V

Gold

Miranda Daye                       Violin

Connor Engels                    Violin

Claire Jerome                      Violin              

 

YOST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

GROUP V

Gold

Ayden Edwards                    Snare Drum                                                  

 

 

DISTRICT ENSEMBLES ADVANCING TO STATE

 

CHESTERTON HIGH SCHOOL

GROUP I

Gold

Large String Ensemble: Elizabeth Zehner, Ashley Fazekas, Sarah Harmon, Keagan Wong, Karina Hanson, Marie O'Neill, Madeline Hamady, Josh Guzek, Tristan Dooley, Anekah Fish, Olivia Smilgius, Andrew Smenyak, David Hamady, Pieter Ausema    

Clarinet Choir: Aaron Brookhouse, Annabelle Engel, Brooke Wilson, Hannah Maluvac, Abigail Joesten, Nathan Herr, Ethan Botts        

Brass Quintet: Andrew Figg, Trey Bonnema, Amera Abuhakmeh, Violet Needham, Allison Henry       

Mallet Ensemble: Sailor Franklin, Bryan Pamintuan, Tristan Dooley           

String Quartet: Sarah Harmon, Sarah Schimpf, Andrew Smenyak, Tristan Dooley

 

DISTRICT ENSEMBLE RESULTS

CHESTERTON HIGH SCHOOL

GROUP I

Gold

Trumpet Quartet: Amera Abuhakmeh, Jacob Winland, Allison Henry, Payton Stobbe

Trombone Quartet: Trey Bonnema, Andrew Figg, Anthony Langley, Max Owens 

 

GROUP II

Gold

String Trio: Joseph Adcock, Karina Hanson, Anekah Fish

Violin Quartet: Alexis Savage, Rachel Byrnside, Sierra Girourard, Nicole Bernth

Saxophone Trio: Hannah Maluvac, Elissa McNicholas, Holly Kittredge

Flute Quartet: Megan McAllister, Kassidy Crowell, Teresa Mahan, Shayne Wassell         

Misc.Woodwind Quintet: Sydney Sarver, Sam Houghteling, David Gerth, Mark Hodgkiss, David Hodgkiss

Trumpet Trio: Rebecca White, Madison Moss, Donald Holt

Mallet Ensemble: Gavin Dooley, Aidan Li, Nick Hanson, Dimitri Nicholson

 

Silver

Misc. String Quintet: Alyssa Blondet, Mae Mallon, Jenna Aguilar,Giselle Hood, Melanie Erkman         

Saxophone Quartet: Ricky Rosenau, Vicky Adams, Sam Houghteling, Leam Armstrong

 

GROUP III

Gold

String Quartet: Camden Thurman, Konnor Kudrecki, Zoe Kierstead, Emily Soblotne      

Saxophone Trio: Madison Comfort, Annabelle Engel, Sydney Sarver

Flute Choir: Kaylee Mullins, Clare McNicholas, Laura Estridge, Shaye McCarthy, Holly Kittredge, Mercedes Cooper, Harleah Hufstedler, Abbey Leffert, Alyssa Cole            

Trumpet Trio: Chris Sexton, Ryan Herr, Abigail Palmer          

Misc. Brass Quintet: Anthony Suleski, Andy Gerth, Indy Loving, Dan Alexander, Adam Davis   

Percussion Ensemble: Jeegar Singh, Jack Jones, Chris Peffers, Dimitri Nicholson          

 

Silver

Violin Trio: Alex Hutson, Miles Janowski, Dylan Draves          

Misc. String Quartet: Gavin Dooley, Natalie Erkman, Matthew Van Kley, Josh Osborn

 

CHESTERTON MIDDLE SCHOOL

GROUP III

Gold

Violin Quartet

Frances Clancy, Kate Nevers, Peyton Martinson, Alaina South        

String Quartet

Anais Juliano, Ally Christian, Katie Hansen, Kylie Finley       

String Quartet

Danny Vear, Libby Gibson, Peyton Martinson, Sabrina Thomason 

Misc. String Quartet     

Kate Nevers, Danny Vear, Sabrina Thomason, Chloe Deterling        

 

GROUP IV

Gold

Violin Trio:

Ada Brandsetter, Liz Hibshman, Natalie Eato 

Misc. String Quartet: Lauren Bolla, Hannah Beadle, Natalie Eaton, Hunter Kendall        

Misc. String Quartet: Peyton Day, Chloee Ross, Faye Mauke, Grace Perrine          

Misc. String Quartet: Savannah Self, Tristian Reed, Catherine White, Gawasi Kahn       

Misc. String Quintet: Kaitlyn Kogl, Peyton Day, Lauren Bolla, Dylan Leavitt, Caitlin Kovalan    

Clarinet Trio: Megan Benzer, Roxanne Schwab, Anthony Miskus    

Saxophone Trio: Allena Mercks, Emerson Stobbe, Nicolas Kittredge          

Misc. Woodwind Trio: Quentin Funderburg, Nalani Malackowski, Maria Schmahl           

Misc. Woodwind Trio: Sierra Robbins, Payton Shideler, Megan Benzer      

Saxophone Quartet: Ryan Donovan, Emerson Stobbe, Nicolas Kittredge, Matt Lane      

Misc. Woodwind Quartet: Lexi Lambert, Julia Larson, Anna Fletcher, Greta Schmahl    

Trumpet Trio: Aidan Healy, Ian Rutherford, Nolan Bernth                    

Large Brass Ensemble: Charlie Byrd, Ian Rutherford, Aidian Healy, Benjamin Forgey, Nolan Bernth, Mark Sullivan, John Petro, Megan Koster, Lucy Novreske 

Percussion Ensemble: Caden French, Andrew Engel, Rhett Lubeck, Evan Sprang           

Large Percussion Ensemble: Kevin Johnston, Anthony Paetsch, Rhett Lubeck, Andrew Engel, Isabella Wunderlin, Caden French, Evan Sprang, Ellie Martz, Alex Newman          

 

Silver

Misc.Woodwind Quartet: JD Browning, Roxanne Schwab, Anthony Miskus, Aaron Straitiff      

Misc. Brass Trio: Mark Sullivan, Megan Koster, Vincent Campaniello         

 

GROUP V

Gold

Misc. Woodwind Trio: Haleigh Nelson, Madison Wunderlin, Juliana Bentiveng                       

Clarinet Quartet: Melanie Allison, Makinna Prott, Emma Ekblaw, Troy McCormick         

Misc. String Quartet: Drake Redman, Conor Casteel, Ethan Adams, Luke Hutson

Saxophone Trio: Sam Cooke, Calen Jones, Mckenna Handley

Misc. Woodwind Quartet: Anna Hawkins, Sidney Pittman, Chloe Vanderlin, Emma Ekblaw      

Misc. Woodwind Quintet: Abby Woodson, Megan Koutsopanagos, Jeannette Parker, Emma Broward, Chloe Eash

Trumpet Quartet: Eric Sparks, Chris Mullen, Trevor Donley, Luke Stento    

Misc. Brass Quintet: Addison Kellogg, Reece Erow, Carter Hoffman, Noah Fletcher, Cormac Fallon  

Large Brass Ensemble: Chris Mullen, Trevor Donley, Eric Sparks, Hayden Barton-Damsch, Jason Jones, Alaina Wring, Milena Veltri, Adalyn Weitzel, Zoe Lucas       

Large Percussion Ensemble: Ellie Martz, Grant Flesher, Jackson Claussen, Hannah Estridge, Riley Ross, Emma Pape, Avery Woodward-Real

 

LIBERTY INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL

GROUP V

Gold

Misc. String Trio: Tanner Lipka, L.J. Manta, Conner Smenyak

Misc. String Quartet: Ali Stringham, Saffy Shrum, Edith Estridge, Maizy Swanson

 

WESTCHESTER INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL

GROUP V

Gold

Misc. String Trio: Miranda Daye, Claire Jerome, Lexi Salinas

Misc. String Sextet: Owen Rutherford, Connor Engels, Nate Rogala, John Fleming, Jack Jessen, Eamon Skube

Large String Ensemble: Connor Engels, Lana Troy, Claire Jerome, Natalie Arney, Danielle Chisko, Aryel Kuhl, Cally Gemeinhart, Sydney Orsburn