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John Schindler (standing) directs the LRHS band

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS Band competed at their state solo and ensemble on Wednesday, at Vero Beach High School.

Mustangs earned the top rating of superior in 16 out of the 20 events they performed.

Four Mustangs earned superior with distinction for having their solos memorized for the performance –  

  • Kyle Sidnam – Snare Drum solo
  • Kyle Roundy – Snare Drum solo
  • Benjamin Rosasco – Trombone solo
  • Hoang Pham – Piano solo

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12 Mustangs acts earned superior ratings –

  • Kathleen Cravens – Alto Saxophone solo – Superior
  • Sara Hutchinson – Euphonium solo – Superior
  • Joseph Hughes – Trombone solo – Superior
  • Connor Wren – Euphonium solo – Superior
  • Alif Patwary – Euphonium solo – Superior
  • Lana DiBiase – French Horn solo – Superior
  • Anatalia Diaz – Flute solo – Superior
  • Annelise Nauman – Baritone Saxophone solo – Superior
  • Virginia Frisbie – Alto Saxophone solo – Superior
  • Jasmine Burden – Saber solo – Superior
  • Jazz Combo – Chris Bracco, Hoang Pham, Max Wilson, Konstantino Papageorgiou – Superior
  • LRHS Winter Guard – Jasmine Burden, Amme Cook, Hailey Jensen, Madison Shirley, Alyssa Soria, Mya Stuart – Superior

Bracco said, “It felt really good to get a superior rating, my band and I put in a lot of work and had a lot of fun. We were confident we would get a high rating.”