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March 1, 2017

Tina Veal-Gooch
Director of Public Relations
903.794.3651 ext. 1013

Texas High School Orchestra Students Earn High Marks during UIL Orchestra Competition

Texarkana, TX – Texas High School orchestra students earned high marks during the Regional University Interscholastic League Orchestra Solo & Ensemble Contest in Longview, Texas on February 18.

Carson McCarver and Ariana Thompson received a Class 2 Superior Rating for Solo on Cello and Violin, respectively.

Class 2 Excellent Rating for Solo on Violin was earned by Evan Carr, Natalio Castaneda and Ian Perez. Class 2 Excellent Rating for Solo on Viola was awarded to Kenichi Pass and Devun Saveall. Dre Springfield received a Class 3 Superior Rating for Solo on Violin.

The String Quartet of Natalio Castaneda, Carson McCarver, Kenichi Pass and Ian Perez brought home a Class 2 Superior Rating for their musical talents.

All students are instructed by Steve Bennett, TISD Orchestra Director and THS Assistant Band Director.

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PHOTO IDENTIFICATION (Left to Right)
Front Row: Dre Springfield, Devun Saveall, Ariana Thompson, Kenichi Pass, Carson McCarver

Back Row: Natalio Castaneda, Evan Carr, Ian Perez

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