Students in the Highland Orchestra program competed in the ISSMA District Solo and Ensemble Competition on Saturday, January 31 at Crown Point High School.
Congratulations to gold medalists and State Qualifying soloists Felipe Caldeira, Kathleen Doolittle, Dustin DuFault, Wyatt Kucginski, Xander Melby, Chris Peters, and Robert Ross!
A special congratulations to the members of the FIRST state-qualifying large string ensemble in recent Highland history: Jonah Aifuwa, Manasi Arya, Felipe Caldeira, Kyle Cole, Amanda Cook, Kathleen Doolittle, Dustin DuFault, Christina Fiegle, Annaliese Ford, Hayley Kim, Aaron Kondrat, Katie Krick, Wyatt Kucginski, Dean Lebeter, Annabelle Makowski, Xander Melby, Ryan Moskalick, Chris Peters, Robert Ross, and Olivia Tiffany.
Congratulations to high school gold medal soloists Christina Fiegle, Faith Eylander, Julie Brunt, Riley Cruse, Zoe Kim, Annabelle Makowski, Caroline Orzel, Joseph Salazar, Kylie Richardson, Mia Veronesi, Natalie Childress, Amanda Cook, Kyle Cole, Alan Kondrat, Christian Walls, and Lily Wall.
Congratulations to middle school gold medal soloists Meet Patel, Rebecca Fenes, Bonnie Butler, Emily Lewandowski, Karli Byrd, Kory Wyant, Lizbeth Herrera, Yesmin Zitioui, Audrey Gregory, Emma Kondrat, Grace Aurand, Grace Girman, Jessica Guerra, Joshua Lidster, Carlyn Stone, Ethan Lewis, Zion Gifford, Daniel Wilson, Haley Neyhart, Angela Golub, Ishaan Patel, Jasmyna Bauer, Sarah Peters, Amanda Cruse, Kate O'Brien, Nathaniel Graegin, and Satyavsh Arya.
Congratulations to the gold medal string quartet with Ethan Lewis, Anthony Mako, Ishaan Patel, and Meet Patel.
And finally, congratulations to all four middle school large ensembles for earning gold medals for their performances, 6th grade A, 6th Grade B, 7th Grade, and 8th Grade.
We are very proud of our string players and their accomplishments!