CHS Band Students Bring Home Top Ratings from Contest

April 14, 2016

Seventy-two Centennial solo and ensemble instrumental students participated in the Region 5AA Solo/Ensemble Contest in April and bring home top ratings. The students performed for a Minnesota State High School League judge and then received comments and a rating.Centennial did extremely well, receiving 38 "Superior" ratings, 33 "Excellent" ratings, and one "Good" rating.

Superior Ratings

Dan Abraham, Durowaa Aguyen-Mensah, Hunter Allison, Wyatt Anderson, Spencer Averbeck, Eric Barnes (2), Jaden Barnes (2), Kaisa Bornhoft, Abby Boyer(2), Nick Brewer, Katie Carlson, Ruth Crowder, Elijah Dahl (2), John Dosch, Owen Drabek, Bryan Eastlund (2), Brady Evans (3), Espen Fredrick, Owen Fredrick, Katie Fredericks (2), Sadie George (3), Noah Green, Garrett Hanson (2), Hannah Hanson, Matt Hareland, MiKyla Harjamaki, Madelyn Harvieux, Luke Hofmann, Lily Jansa (2), Ellie Keen (2), David Kimball (2), Wes Knox, Marie Lattner, Miranda Lee (2), Kennan LeJeune (2), Kevin Lyk, Rachel Meacham, Vanessa Nielsen, Trystin Paynovich, Sarah Pederson, Kai Petersen, Murron Rome (2), Ming Sin (2), Yee Sin (3), Shayla Stoterau, Matt Tlachac (2), Emily Toensing (2), Spencer Tuma (2), Rebecca Twait (3), Preston Waldvogel (2), Debbie Wallen, Abby Welch, Tatiana Wilson, Eric Wonchoba, Katy Ziebarth

Excellent Ratings

Nicole Abraham, Dillon Adams, Hunter Allison, Asha Anderson, Makayla Anderson (2), Shiloh Anderson, Ashley Antus, Grant Bailey (2), Sophia Broberg, Kaitlyn Brown, Ben Capistrant, Tara Chapman, Sam Crocker, Ruth Crowder, Natalie Danzl, John Dosch, Emily Edwards (2), Zach Eicher, Owen Fredrick, Jake Fried, Rachel Garofalo, Hannah Hanson, MiKyla Harjamaki, Josh Head, Justin Hiers, Victoria Jennrich, Ellie Keen, Jack Knowlan, Sammy Krohn, Pierce Laden, Amy Marrah, Ryan McDonald, Rachel Meacham, Danelle Olson, Emma Pattock, Max Piotrowski (2), Julia Ratz, Josh Rauch, Mitch Ries (3), Cora Rost, Paul Runkle, Claire Severson, Erin Thomas, Spencer Tuma, Savanah VanHese

Two performers received a score of "Perfect 40".  They are Noah Green – oboe solo, and Kennan LeJeune – horn solo. Two performances were also recognized as "Best @ Site." They are Kennan LeJeune – horn solo, and the Marimba Choir – Elijah Dahl, Owen Fredrick, Sadie George, Lily Jansa, Ellie Keen, David Kimball, Yee Sin and Spencer Tuma.