MVCDS musicians had an exceptional day at OMEA Solo and Ensemble Contest Saturday, Jan 28, 2017. Entered in 19 separate events, students came home with 15 top ratings of Superior(I) and 4 ratings of Excellent(II).
Superior ratings for solo playing were awarded to: Lucy A. ‘20 - Violin Solo Jonathan B. ‘20 - Violin Solo Julia X. ‘19 - Violin Solo Joel H. ‘19 - Viola Solo Loa C. ‘20 - Cello Solo Michelle L. ‘19 - Cello Solo Oliver H, ‘18 - Piano Solo Poom P. ‘17 - Piano Solo
Excellent ratings for solo playing were awarded to: Shreyas B. ‘19 - Violin Solo Nipun J. ‘19 - Violin Solo Duncan J. ‘20 - Viola Solo Oliver H. ‘18 - Cello Solo
Superior ratings for ensemble performance went to: Jonathan B. and Loa C. - Violin Cello Duet Joel H., Charlotte D. ‘20, and Melisa S. ‘19 - Viola Trio Poom P., Julia X., and Loa C. - Piano Trio Jonathan B., Emma D. ‘18, Patrick M. ‘19, and Michelle L. - String Quartet Julia X., Shreyas B., Lang L. ‘18, and Loa C. - String Quartet Emma D., Lucy A., Duncan J., Oliver H., and Paradon P. ‘20 - String Quintet Julia X., Shreyas B., Jonathan B., Daniel C. ‘18, Samina H. ‘17, Lucy A., Annie W. ‘20, Lang L., Patrick M., Joel H., Melissa S. ‘19, Duncan J., Charlotte D., Seth G. ‘20, Loa C., Michelle L., Oliver H., Poom P. and Paradon P. - String Choir
These ratings were awarded by six different judges on six separate stages. Many of these performances went far beyond any kind of rating. They ranged from beautiful to exciting to mesmerizing, to jaw dropping. We are so proud of our musicians!