The Yellow Jacket Band hosted the UIL region 7 solo and ensemble contest on Saturday.

The band hosted 21 1A-4A bands at the contest, which was also a state qualifying event. Members of the band performed 30 solos & 21 ensembles. Out of those performances, 37 earned 1st division rating medals and 14 2nd division ratings. Twenty-one of the 1st division performances will be advancing to state. Students advancing to the Texas State UIL Solo & Ensemble Contest will compete in Austin in May.

Solos earning 1st division ratings:

Sydney Nguyen Flute solo advancing to State

Nicholas McCray Contrabass Clarinet solo

Miguel Chavez Alto Saxophone solo advancing to State

Wesley Guinn Alto Saxophone solo

Milton Alvarez Trumpet solo advancing to State

Justin Beamsley Trumpet solo

Emma Clarke Trumpet solo advancing to State (4th time to advance)

Carter Cole Trumpet solo

Dylan Beamsley Trombone solo advancing to State

Marco Rodriguez Bass Trombone solo advancing to State

Jared Parsons Euphonium solo advancing to State

Lesley Lara Euphonium solo

Joseph Gray Snare solo advancing to State

Chinmayee Lalgondar Marimba solo advancing to State

Kate Leach Marimba solo advancing to State

Ensembles earning 1st division ratings:

Jazz Ensemble

Woodwind Trio Myla Childers, Amber Pack, Alexes Thurman advancing to State

Flute Quartet Alexus Adams, Elizabeth Cochran, Elizabeth Marshall, Bowan Morris advancing to State

Flute Quartet Olivia Burrows, Katie Campbell, Dani Chavez, Gabby Mullins advancing to State

Clarinet quartet Mayte Aguilar, Felissa Barron, Tessa Drew, Bryson Jones advancing to State

Mixed Clarinet quartet Felisa Barron, Tessa Drew, Diana Estrada, Bryson Jones advancing to State

Flute Choir Olivia Burrows, Katie Campbell, Dani Chavez, Nicole Islas, Gabby Mullins, Sydney Nguyen advancing to State

Saxophone quintet Jace Carrillo, Miguel Chavez, Tyler Garrett, Wesley Guinn, Eli Ratliff advancing to State

Trumpet trio Carter Cole, Austin Eckert, Sandy Sanchez advancing to State

Trombone quartet Kacen Groves, Paul Nguyen, Marco Rodriguez, Arizona Barnes advancing to State

Trombone quartet Breanna Boswell, Adan Esparza, Kaylee Granjeno, Paul Nguyen

Brass quintet Milton Alvarez, Dylan Beamsley, Henry Betz, Emma Clarke, Juan Canales advancing to State

Percussion ensemble Savana Akins, Arizona Barnes, Luke Barry, Ryan Donham, Landon Dyches, Joseph Gray, Chinmayee Lalgondar, Kate Leach, Hunter Merrill, Zoe Richards, Callie Wells advancing to State

Solos earning 2nd division ratings:

Alexus Adams Flute solo

Noah Hinson Alto Saxophone solo

Gustavo Canales - Trumpet solo

Aidan Espinoza Tuba solo

Aaron Atchley Marimba solo

Jordan Beyer Marimba solo

Holden Gerhardt Marimba solo

Tyler Tucker Marimba solo

Ensembles earning 2nd division ratings:

Woodwind Trio McKenna Dillard, Nicole Islas, Camren Sims

Clarinet Quartet Briana Clark, Grace Garcia, Kassi Soto, Jadira Tinajero

Clarinet Quartet McKenna Dillard, Raylee Dillard, Mia Jaimes, Amber Pack

Mixed Clarinet Quartet Mayte Aguilar, Jacob Davis, Mia Jaimes, Lauren Pope

Trombone Quartet Ozi Carrillo, Ellie Hodgen, Nolan Miller, Mace Parham

Tuba/Euphonium Quartet Jonathan Arpin, Jared Parsons, Stevie Pilgrim, Trunks Reeves

Horn Trio Henry Betz, Angelica Rivas, Diana Sanchez