Sycamore Students Earn Superior, Excellent Ratings at OMEA Competition
The Sycamore High School Band, Orchestra, and Choral programs had a record-setting number of students compete in the Ohio Music Education Association District 14 Solo and Ensemble Contest. More than 115 Sycamore High School Band, Orchestra, and Choral students participated in the event.
Thirty-four choral student soloists and three ensembles earned Superior and Excellent ratings at the competition held at Elder High School on January 28. The participants included:
In the orchestra category, violinist Myron Williams and cellist Lindsey Brinkman received Excellent ratings for their solo performances. Brinkman, along with violinist Sanjana Sukhavasi also received an Excellent rating as a duet.
Cellists Sophie Burge, Alice Lundgren, and Yuto Nakahata receiving Superior ratings for their cello solos. Violinists Victor Lim, Natasha Wang, Jiin Woo, and Christine Zou also received Superior ratings.
Receiving Superior ratings for an ensemble were the violin duet of SoEun Cho and Christine Zou, violin duet of Natasha Wang and Orchid Wang, and the trio of Natasha Wang, Orchid Wang and cellist Yuto Nakahata.
The following Band students received Superior or Excellent ratings for their solo and ensemble performances:
Sycamore Community Schools has been named one of the Best Communities for Music Education in America for the seventh consecutive year. Many of these talented students will be performing at the 55th Annual Fine Arts Fair and Pancake Day at Sycamore High School on March 4 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.