Monday, May 4, 2015

State Solo Ensemble Results

Jenna Booth-musical theater solo, Kevin Tomlinson-musical theater solo, Katie Solfest-vocal solo, Jed Lorenz and Douglas Sands-vocal duet, McKenzie Hutchins, Josie Olson, Benji Schaefer, Grant Austin, Jed Lorenz, Allison Olson, Jenna Booth-percussion ensemble

Douglas Sands-piano solo, vocal solo, musical theater solo, Katie Solfest-musical theater solo, Kevin Tomlinson-vocal solo, Breanna Butterfield-vocal solo, Brielle McKillip-vocal solo, Allison Olson-timpani, xylophone, musical theater solo, Anna Schoen-alto saxophone solo, Selena Kent-vocal solo, Sam O'Brien-musical theater solo, Katie Solfest and Douglas Sands-trombone/trumpet duet, 

Jenna Booth and Cade Kunferman-vocal duet, Jenna Booth, Katie Solfest, Jed Lorenz and Douglas Sands-vocal quartet

Monday, March 16, 2015

High School Solo Ensemble Results 2015

Solo Ensemble Results

Class A Golds Advancing to State:
Katie Solfest-musical theater solo, Doug Sands-vocal solo, Sarah Thompson-vocal solo, Katie Solfest-vocal solo, Doug Sands-vocal solo, Kevin Tomlinson-vocal solo, Jenna Booth-musical theater solo, Sam O’Brien-musical theater solo, Kevin Tomlinson-musical theater solo, Breanna Butterfield-vocal solo, Allison Olson-musical theater solo, Selena Kent-vocal solo, Allison Olson-timpani solo, Anna Schoen-alto saxophone solo, Allison Olson-xylophone solo, Doug Sands-piano solo, Jed Lorenz and Douglas Sands-vocal duet, Jenna Booth and Cade Kunferman-vocal duet, Katie Solfest and Doug Sands-brass duet, Jenna Booth, Katie Solfest, Jed Lorenz and Doug Sands-vocal quartet

Class A:
Tyes Balk-vocal solo, McKayla McElwaine-vocal solo, Cade Kunferman-vocal solo, Sam O’Brien-vocal solo, Jenna Booth-vocal solo, Sarah Thompson-musical theater solo, Sarah Thompson and Breanna Butterfield-vocal duet, Grace Olson and Allison Olson-vocal duet, Doug Sands and Katie Solfest-vocal duet, Katie Solfest, Sam O'Brien, Matt Schwoch, Doug Sands, Tyler Karlstad, McKayla McElwaine, Evan Seguin, Allison Olson, Savannah Austin, Tyes Balk, Autumn Bautch, Jenna Booth, Breanna Butterfield, Brandon Gunderson, Selena Kent, Sophie Kent, Cade Kunferman, Jed Lorenz, Rosario Mora-Bates, Roselia Mora-Jacobson, Tylor Murphy, Michael Nelson, Grace Olson, Coreen Rindahl, Sarah Thompson, Kevin Tomlinson, Dustyn Topper, Taylor Weier, Alyca Wojcik, Michael Zaremba-Jazz Choir

Class B:
Desi Hart-flute solo, Allison Olson-multiple percussion solo, Alyca Wojcik-alto saxophone solo, Ethan Johnson-tenor saxophone solo, Jenna Zingshiem-clarinet solo

Class C:
Ryan Johnson-percussion solo

Class A:
Tyler Karlstad-musical theater solo, Breanna Butterfield-musical theater solo, Taylor Weier-musical theater solo, Michael Zaremba-musical theater solo, Brandon Gunderson-musical theater solo, Tyes Balk-musical theater solo, Matt Schwoch-vocal solo, Cade Kunferman-musical theater solo,  Rosario Mora-Bates-vocal solo, Grace Olson-vocal solo, Tyler Karlstad-vocal solo, Allison Olson-vocal solo, Roselia Mora-Jacobson-vocal solo, Taylor Weier-vocal solo, Grace Olson-musical theater solo, Autumn Bautch-vocal solo, Roselia Mora-Jacobson-musical theater solo, Tylor Murphy-vocal solo, Michael Zaremba-vocal solo, Coreen Rindahl-vocal solo, Brandon Gunderson-vocal solo, Dustyn Topper and McKayla McElwaine-vocal duet, Selena Kent and Sam O’Brien-vocal duet, Alyca Wojcik and Autumn Bautch-vocal duet, Breanna Butterfield, Sarah Thompson, Sam O’Brien and Selena Kent-barbershop quartet, Jenna Booth, Katie Solfest, Lauren Jaskowski and Savannah Austin-barbershop quartet, Dustyn Topper, Kevin Tomlinson, Matt Schwoch and Doug Sands-barbershop quartet

Class B:
Paige Wallery-flute solo, Grant Austin-drum set solo

Class C:
Evan Johnson-saxophone solo

Class A:
Autumn Bautch-musical theater solo, Marshal Reed-trumpet solo

Critique Only:

Tylor Murphy-flute solo

Monday, February 2, 2015

Jr. High Solo/Ensemble Results

Congratulations to the following students for their participation in Solo/Ensemble Festival this weekend in Whitehall.  Students from grades 7-12 can perform in Class C, B, or A, which increases in difficulty, with C being the easiest and A being the most difficult.  Most Jr. High students participate in class C. 
Class A:
Gold Ratings:
Brielle McKillip-vocal solo, Alissa Bailey-vocal solo, Chloe Cope-vocal solo, Aubrey Lasher-vocal solo, Halle Nicolet-vocal solo, Gabe Todahl-vocal solo, Jacob Solfest-vocal solo 

A special congratulations to Brielle McKillip and Alissa Bailey for receiving a high enough rating to advance to state.  This is extremely difficult to achieve in high school, let alone in jr. high school.  

Silver Ratings:
Alyssa Miland-vocal solo

Class B:
  Gold Ratings:
Zoe Gullicksrud-vocal solo, Mayra Hernandez-vocal solo, Halle Nicolet-timpani solo, Tom Myren-saxophone solo, Zach Olson-saxophone solo

Silver Ratings:
Alyssa Miland-flute solo, Paige Monson-saxophone solo 

Bronze Ratings:
Meghan Hering, Taylor Riggen-flute duet, Jordan Ausen, Bethany Christianson-flute duet

Class C:
Gold Ratings:
Jordan Ausen-vocal solo, Afton Larrabee-vocal solo, Jayden Ellifson, Jordan Schadrie-vocal duet, Chloe Cope, Anna Matchey, Brielle McKillip, Aubrey Lasher, Halle Nicolet, Alissa Bailey-vocal double trio, Alondra Guiterrez-saxophone solo, Amanda Traaseth-trombone solo, Jordan Schadrie-marimba solo, Kloe Hillestad-saxophone solo, Alli Schick-saxophone solo, Afton Larrabee-flute solo

Silver Ratings:
Taylor Riggen-vocal solo, Olivia Windjue-vocal solo, Olivia Windjue, Jordan Ausen-vocal duet, Afton Larrabee, Zoe Gullicksrud-vocal duet, Thea Hazelton, Brooke McLean-vocal duet, Taylor Riggen, Mayra Hernandez-vocal duet, Jacob Solfest, Gabe Todahl-vocal duet, Chloe Cope, Anna Matchey, Kylie Putzy, Alissa Bailey-vocal double duet, Aubrey Lasher, Chloe Cope, Halle Nicolet, Brielle McKillip-vocal double duet, Jayden Ellifson, Jordan Ausen, Olivia Windjue, Bethany Christianson, Jordan Schadrie, Thea Hazelton-vocal double trio, Josie Zingshiem-saxophone solo, Anabelle Vikingson-flute solo

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Welcome Back!

Hello Eleva-Strum Music Department, Parents and Community Members!

We are kicking of the school year with lots of pep band practices, concert practices, national anthem lessons and a new class: Cardinal Singers-the study and performance of popular music.

We'd like to start by congratulating our student representatives:

Concert Choir:
President-Selena Kent
Vice President-Sam O'Brien
Secretary-Doug Sands
Junior Representative-Tylor Murphy
Sophomore Representative-Grace Olson
Freshman Representative- Sophie Kent

Cardinal Singers:
President: Breanna Butterfield
Vice President: Tyes Balk
Secretary: Jada Biederman
Representative: Sean McRoberts

High School Band Leadership Team:
Seniors: Michael Nelson, Cassie Hazen, Desi Hart, Doug Sands
Juniors: Katie Solfest, Tylor Murphy, Anna Schoen
Sophomores: Grace Olson, Savannah Austin
Freshman: Grant Austin, Rosario Mora-Bates

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Summer Band Form

Please click on the link below to fill out the summer band form, for grades 5-8:


Saturday, May 3, 2014

State Solo/Ensemble Results


Emily Rongstad-vocal solo, Gabe Toft-baritone solo, Noelle Belmore-musical theater solo, Sarah Thompson-vocal solo, Doug Sands-musical theater solo, Sarah Thompson-musical theater solo, Doug Sands and Gabe Toft-vocal duet, Katie Solfest and Doug Sands-brass duet, Percussion Ensemble

Adina Eytcheson, Maria Berge, Noelle Belmore, Emily Rongstad, Sam O'Brien, Selena Kent-double trio, Autumn Rehling-vocal solo, Tylor Murphy-vocal solo, Doug Sands-vocal solo, Breanna Butterfield-musical theater solo, Gabe Toft-musical theater solo, Grace Olson-vocal solo, Emily Rongstad-musical theater solo, Katie Solfest-musical theater solo, Doug Sands-piano solo

Jenna Booth-musical theater solo

Critique Only:
Grace Olson, Jenna Booth, Lauren Jaskowski, Camryn Felton-double duet

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Vocal Music Department receives Monetary Award!

Noelle being serenaded by Barbershop Quartet "Dunn 4"

On Saturday, April 12th, the Eleva-Strum Vocal Music Department was presented an award of $300 from "The Dunn County Barbershoppers" at their 45th Annual Barbershop Show "Crazy Little Thing Called Love."  Eleva-Strum was one of two schools being presented with this award, with Elk Mound receiving the other award.  Holly Shattuck, Eleva-Strum choir director accepted this award on behalf of the vocal music department.  Also in attendance was choir vice president Noelle Belmore and alumni choir and musical student Ben Bilski.