Highest Ranking in TAPPS Vocal Competition
Congratulations to CHCS Rhetoric choir and strings students on their recent success at the TAPPS 2019 State Vocal/Instrumental Solo & Ensemble Contest. On Saturday, March 30, twenty members of the CHCS Rhetoric Chorale and two members of the rhetoric strings class participated in the state contest held on the campus of UTArlington. The CHCS Women’s Ensemble (comprised of the following students: Kathryn Bales, Ainsley Brumit, Christina Burkhalter, Faith Carroll, Aubrey Cheek, Jilian Gates, Anna Graves, Trinity Griffith, Kellie Hodson, Parker Montgomery, Natalie Pitts, Zoie Taliaferro, and Caroline Walls) was awarded a DIVISION I – Superior rating on a Class I ensemble. The CHCS Men’s Ensemble (comprised of the following students: Thomas Carroll, Jacob Chamberlain, Cameron Foy, Luke Land, Brennen Moss, Geoffrey Trauger, and Jack Walker) was also awarded a DIVISION I – Superior rating on a Class I ensemble.
CHCS choir students earning DIVISION I ratings on a TAPPS Class I vocal solo were: Christina Burkhalter, Jacob Chamberlain, Parker Montgomery, and Brennen Moss. These four students also qualified to participate in an inaugural performance of the TAPPS 2019 Honor Choir this June in Waco, Texas.
CHCS choir student, Kellie Hodson, earned a DIVISION I rating on a TAPPS Class II vocal solo.
Earning a DIVISION I rating in the TAPPS Class II piano solo competition was CHCS junior Caroline Walls.
CHCS strings students earning DIVISION I ratings on TAPPS Class 2 strings solos were: sophomore Samuel Walls, violin, and freshman Zane Terry, cello.