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AHS Students Perform at the Perry Band Olympics

ahs perry band olympics

The band took 170 entries of solos, duets, trios, & large ensembles.

The students earned third place in Class I against students from Valley, Dowling, Waukee, Ankeny Centennial, and Urbandale. Ankeny High School and Southview students earned 37 top five placings; 111 Division I Superior ratings; 51 Division II Excellent ratings; and 3 Division III Good ratings.  

 

 

Students earning Top Five Placings: 1st place


Evan Lyons 11-12 bari sax solo
McKayla Doyle 9-10 bari sax solo
Lauren Palkovic 11-12 oboe solo
Eli Wilson 11-12 bass solo
Abby Gerth 11-12 horn solo
Avery Hickcox 9-10 trombone solo
Clara Freese 9-10 Euphonium solo
Emerson Taylor, Lauren McCarville, Amber Reysack 9-10 flute trio
10th grade percussion ensemble

oboe solo
Students earning Top Five Placings: 2nd place


Kate Heine 11-12 horn solo
Sam Lee 11-12 mallet solo
Lily Bretthauer 9-10 bassoon solo
Marianna Elia 11-12 alto sax solo
Mary Wieczorek 11-12 tenor sax solo
Jocelyn Pocernich 9-10 bass clarinet solo
Ivana Kyande 9-10 bari sax solo
Lauren Walters 11-12 trombone solo

Students earning Top Five Placings: 3rd place


Christian Rathje 9-10 bassoon solo
Gia Gast 11-12 alto sax solo
Chris Spear 11-12 tenor sax solo
Jessica Ritland 11-12 Misc. Percussion Solo
Victoria Harrison 11-12 mallet solo
Andrew Poock 9-10 Misc. Percussion Solo
Emily Byrnes 9-10 alto sax solo
Luke Lilienthal 11-12 bari sax solo
Morgan Waggoner 11-12 oboe solo
Hayden Williams 11-12 bass clarinet solo
Kenidy Moeller 11-12 clarinet solo
Emily Mitchell 9-10 timpani solo

Students earning Top Five Placings: 4th place


Grant Gonnerman 11-12 Misc. Percussion Solo
Eric Hayden 11-12 bass clarinet solo
Vanessa Coglizer 9-10 trombone solo
Mason Bush 9-10 tuba solo
Ariana Luna 11-12 bassoon solo
Ellie Versteegh 9-10 bassoon solo
Casey Byrd 9-10 oboe solo

 

Students earning Top Five Placings: 5th place


Duncan Bennett 9-10 tuba solo
Grace Porath 9-10 bassoon solo
Lucy Brooner 9-10 snare drum solo
Francesca Elia 9-10 clarinet solo
Alyssa Argetsinger 11-12 trumpet solo
Cole Pollock 9-10 euphonium solo
Grace Barnes 9-10 horn solo
Preston Shives 11-12 bassoon solo

 

Band events earning a Division I rating:

Flute Solo
Casey Byrd
Abby Loder
Lauren McCarville
Genna Moritz
Emily Peterson
Reese Prescott
Hailey Reimers
Amber Reysack

 

Bass Clarinet Solo
Eric Hayden
Jocelyn Pocernich
Hayden Williams

 

String Bass Solo
Eli Wilson

 

Mallet Percussion Solo
Grace Gibbins
Reece Gross
Sam Lee
Victoria Harrison
Khanh Vinh

Misc. Percussion Solo
Jessica Ritland
Grant Gonnerman

 

Mallet Duet
Victoria Harrison & Sam Lee

 

Timpani Solo
Emily Mitchell

 

Clarinet Solo
Raj Bete 
Autumn Cadoree
Kali Daniels
Jasmyn Edwards
Francesca Elia
Sarah Froelich
Sydney Heuton
Crystal Hulling
Megan McGuire
Megan Mitchell
Kenidy Moeller
Alix Noble
Olivia Pauscher
Amanda Ritland
Brandon Schumacher
Hannah Wehofer
Morgan Wiebelhaus
Mary Wieczorek


Tenor Sax Solo
Kayla Brummer
Michael Hayden
Chris Spear
Mary Wieczorek

 

Horn Solo
Grace Barnes
Abby Gerth
Kate Heine

 

Euphonium Solo
Clara Freese
Hope Evans
Cole Pollock

group saxophone
Alto Sax Solo
Evan Albaugh
Cynthia Angran
Sarah Barnes
Emily Byrnes
Marianna Elia
Gia Gast
Miranda Hatch
Kyle Safley
Paige Sik
Karson Wetzel


Oboe Solo
Lauren Palkovic
Morgan Waggoner


Bari Sax Solo
Ivana Kyande
Evan Lyons
Luke Lilienthal
McKayla Doyle

 

tuba solo
Tuba Solo

Duncan Bennett
Mason Bush
Alexis Holman

 

Trombone Solo
Vanessa Coglizer
Andrew Doyle
Jack Enright
Emily Fetters
Avery Hickcox
Josh Patterson
Noah Roberts
Bennett Olkewicz
Beth Scoular
Lauren Walters

 

Bassoon Solo
Lily Bretthauer
Ariana Luna
Christian Rathje
Ellie Versteegh

 

Trumpet Solo
Alyssa Argetsinger
Jackson Ferguson
Travis Moritz
Tatum Newkirk
Noah Odson
Bennet Palkovic
Logan Stroud

 

Snare Solo
Lucy Brooner
Anna Dieter
Morgan Gholson
Connor Goerndt
Avryn Schardt
Matthew Wells

 

Trio
Jackson Ferguson, Dyllan Konen, & Logan Stroud

Emerson Taylor, Lauren McCarville, & Amber Reysack

Madison Miller, Emily Peterson, & Anya Zaragoza


Quartet
Alyssa Argetsinger, Lauren Clark, Beth Scoular, & Lauren Walters

Kenidy Moeller, Ryne Bete, Hannah Harrison, & Corrine Beltrame

Gia Gast, Marianna Elia, Evan Lyons, & Chris Spear

Olivia Byrd, Zack Iiams, Ashlynn Phongsanh, & Luke Lilienthal

Victoria Harrison, Sam Lee, Lucy Brooner, & Gabby Brady


11-12 Clarinet Choir

9th grade Percussion Ensemble

10th grade Percussion Ensemble

11-12 Percussion Ensemble