February 13, 2018 - Shelbyville 7th and 8th grade band students have spent the past few weeks preparing a solo and/or an ensemble for competition. On Friday, February 9, these students competed at Solo and Ensemble Contest at Nacogdoches High School. Thirty events performed at the contest with twenty-four receiving superior ratings (1st divisions) and six receiving excellent ratings (2nd division). At the end of the evening the band brought home a total of 30 medals.
The following students performed at the contest: Tay-una Allen, Brenda Baustista-Moran, Aubree Camp, Naomi Caporali, Jaelyn Crawford, Reese Davis, Clayton Dean, Avery Faulkner, Matthew Freeman, Celeste Holloway, Jayda Hopkins, Matthew Hudman, Dawson Jackson, Kara Jones, Gracie Leach, Skyler Lee, Collin Lloyd, Krystal Martinez, Kendall Murry, Chloe Musico, Jesica Perez, Samuel Pless, Rebekah Powell, Katelynne Risinger, Abigayle Shofner, Ava Silva, Gracie Slocum, Neena Smith, Neera Smith, Ja'Kory Standley, Jasmine Stutts, Eli Taylor, and Kayla White.
We are extremely proud of our students. We look forward to performing for you as we prepare for the Shelbyville Bands Spring Concert on May 7, 2018 at 6pm.
Piano Accompanist: Jennifer Weems
Band Directors: Deshmond Johnson and Kasi Trent