Record Breaking Number of Choir Students Advance to Area

Last week, 21 students representing the DSHS Choir program submitted recordings for the TMEA All-State Auditions 2nd Round: Pre-Area. Out of approximately 15-18 students per voice part, only the top 5 in each voice part were chosen to advance to the final round of competition: Area. 

Of the 21 students who competed, 13 are moving to the area competition, with two alternates. This is the largest number of students advancing to area in DSHS history.

Soprano 1:

Portia Schaeffer-Preston, 1st Chair Soprano 1
Kyndal Miethke, 2nd Chair Soprano 1
Sloan Handley, 3rd Chair Soprano 1

Soprano 2:

Alyssa Schaeffer, 5th Chair Soprano 2

Alto 1:

Abby Wingrin, 1st Chair Alto 1
Alyssa Nimocks, 2nd Chair Alto 1
Claire Tole, 3rd Chair Alto 1

Alto 2:

Camila Gutierrez, 2nd Chair Alto 2
Kate Nolen, 3rd Chair Alto 2
Arianna Bentz, (1st Alternate) 6th Chair Alto 2

Tenor 1:

Colin Tuohy, 2nd Chair Tenor 1
Kevin Keithly, 4th Chair Tenor 1

Bass 1:

Caleb Owens, 2nd Chair Bass 1

Bass 2:

Brody Lane, 3rd Chair Bass 2
Marshall Williams, (1st Alternate) 6th Chair Bass 2


By Cady Russell, Online Editor-in-Chief, from Courtney Neva, Choir Director

Featured photo by Antoine Julien on Unsplash

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