On Saturday, February 26, SMA had several student musicians perform and compete in the Oregon Music Educators Association District 15 Solo & Ensemble Contest at Mountainside High School in Beaverton. The entire SMA community is so very proud of all the instrumentalists and vocalists who performed beautifully and with skill. Kathy Briggs, Choral/General Music Teacher and Fine Arts Department Chair shared “I am thrilled that we have six performances who placed at Districts, including four District Champion performances advancing to the OSAA State Championships, along with two alternates.”  A very big congratulations to the following student musicians:


Alto Voice
DISTRICT CHAMPION: Milly Brown (Class of 2023)

Bass Clarinet
DISTRICT CHAMPION: Natalie Alexander (Class of 2025)

Mezzo-Soprano Voice
3rd place (2nd Alternate for State): Belle Cirino  (Class of 2022)

Soprano Voice
4th place (2nd Alternate for State): Irie Page (Class of 2022)



Small Treble Vocal Ensemble
DISTRICT CHAMPION: Quartet 22 (Ella Yarris, Sydney-Kate Cottrell, Anabel Cull, Sophia Simpson)

Large String Ensemble
DISTRICT CHAMPION: St. Mary’s Academy String Ensemble (Terah Bennett, Molly Biechler, Janet Blanke, Evely Cannon, Kainat Deo, Sydney Hoffman, Aria Lee-Varan, Teagan Mullen, Willa Richardson, Catherine Ryan, Sophia Simpson, Eloise Stein, Maia Werner, Mayzie Wusz)