Fifty-three Aubrey High School band members received a 1st Division rating at the UIL Region 2 Solo and Ensemble Contest, which was held virtually. Seven soloists, and nine ensembles received the 1st Division rating.
The band members were recognized from the UIL in March and received their medals last week from Aubrey ISD Band Director Jason Noyes.
Four soloists qualified for the state contest, which will be held virtually. Erin Lim (flute), Aaron Cajilema (tuba), Lucas Copeland (keyboard) and Xander Rouk (snare) all qualified after memorizing Class 1 pieces.
The flute choir, clarinet trio, clarinet quartet, sax quartet, bass quintet, and percussion ensemble all performed Class 1 pieces which qualified them for the state contest.