Keizertimes. (Salem, Or.) 1979-current, March 16, 2018, Page PAGE A4, Image 4

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McNary band wins big at districts
McNary High School stu-
dents competed in the Ore-
gon Music Education Associa-
tion district competition on
Saturday, March 10.
Brass Ensemble District
Winner: Jesus Martinez Fuen-
tes, Andrew Okada, Danny
Okada, Jeremiah Voight, and
Kacey Whitfi eld
Small Brass Ensemble Dis-
trict Winner: Jeremiah Voight
and Danny Okada
Large Woodwind Ensem-
ble First Alternate: Rose Le-
lack, Nicholas Weathers, Cole
Branson, Tabitha Sol, and Kac-
ey Whitfi eld
Large Woodwind Ensemble
Second Alternate: Julia Melt-
ing, Nicholas Weathers, Rilei
Smith, Katana Hamilton, Kay-
la Jones, Ana Diaz, and Chan-
dler Foster
Small Woodwind Ensem-
ble First Alternate: Elizabeth
Wenger, Konnor Sjullie, and
Jaden Baiza
Baritone Voice Second Al-
ternate: Hunter Miller
Solo Tuba Second Place: Je-
sus Martinez Fuentes
Solo French Horn District
Winner: Kacey Whitfi eld
Solo Trumpet First Alter-
nate: Jeremiah Voight
Solo Low Saxophone Sec-
ond Place: Hailee Smith
Solo Clarinet Second Place:
Nicholas Weathers
McNary will compete in
the OSAA/OMEA state solo
and ensemble competition on
April 27-28 at Pacifi c Univer-
sity in Forest Grove.
ABOVE: McNary students Kacey Whitfi eld (french horn), Danny Okada (trumpet), Jesus Martinez Fuentes (tuba), Andy Okada (trombone) and Jeremiah Voight
(trumpet) won the brass large ensemble event on Saturday, March 10. BELOW, LEFT: Konnor Sjullie (tenor sax), Elizabeth Wenger (baritone sax) and Jaden Baiza
(alto sax) were fi rst alternate in small woodwind ensemble. RIGHT: McNary’s saxaphone ensemble group performs.
LEFT: Jeremiah Voight and
Danny Okada perform their
trumpet duet in front of judg-
es at McNary High School on
Saturday, March 10.