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7 MIHS Band Students Heading To State Contest in April

7 MIHS Band Students Heading To State Contest in April
MISD Communications

Mercer Island, WA, February 1, 2024 – Seven Mercer Island High School Band students were category winners at the Eastshore Solo and Ensemble festival on January 27 at Mt. Si high school.

“Great performances, smiles, and support were the norm in each room and it was especially fun to see so many of their to support the players in each room,” said MIHS Band Co-Director Parker Bixby.

There were also eight MIHS students who were selected as alternates in 14 categories.

The winners have earned a bid to participate in the State Contest to be held at Central Washington University in April. 

Winner - MIHS Trombone Choir - Large Brass Ensemble

Winner - MIHS Trombone Duet - Small Brass Ensemble

Winner - MIHS Woodwind Quintet - Large Woodwind Ensemble

Winner - Alanna Larson - Multiple Percussion 

Winner - Wonjoon Seo - Trumpet

Winner - Oliver Lee - Trombone

Winner - Elena Lill - Oboe

1st Alternate - MIHS Trumpet Ensemble

1st Alternate - MIHS Percussion Ensemble 

1st Alternate - Denis Batalov - Alto Saxophone

1st Alternate - Derek Hsi - Trombone

2nd Alternate - Julian Jay - Bassoon

2nd Alternate - MIHS Brass Quintet

2nd Alternate - Jascha Silberstein - Piano

2nd Alternate - MIHS Woodwind Choir

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