Buhach Colony Thunder Choir sets schools records at Pleasanton festival

The Buhach Colony High School Thunder Choir said it recently completed a school record-breaking festival season. The Thunder Choir performed at the California Music Educators Association Bay Section festival at Amador Valley High School in Pleasanton and earned the following achievements:

Excellent Rating in Performance

Excellent Rating in Sight-Reading

The choir's composite score of 86.7 is the highest in school history, it said in a news release. The choir also earned its highest sight-reading score ever--an 81. That was the first time in school history the choir earned an Excellent Rating from all four CMEA judges. The Thunder Choir students, leaders, staff, and parents include:

Grisel Aguiniga

Lauren Angelo

Desiree Bautista

Arnetha Bennett

Katelyn Clericuzio

Eric Estes

Alexandria Johnson

Lysa Kelley

Iris Kong

Samantha Larsen

Doua Lee

Kyle Lee

Jonathan Lo

Lisa Ly

Stephanie Ly

Sabrina Maldonado

Andre Mancebo

Adilene Martinez

Ashley Melo

Vanessa Mondragon

Robert Mouillesseaux

Mikayla Nation

Shailie Nieves

Rebecca Powers

Samuel Robinson

Duncan Sorensen

Tyler Vail

Bridget Vang

Jennifer Watland

Amanda Williams

Julia Xiong

Doua Yang

Newflower Yang

Pa Yang

Accompanist Alicia Bohlke

Choir Clinician Brad Reed

Music Booster President Laura Vail

Music Booster VP Dana Kanabay

Music Booster Treasurer Erica Skinner

Music Booster Secretary Jenn Conway

Music Booster Director of Publicity Darlene Warren