Monday, April 8th was the date for the 3A sub-section solo and ensemble contest that was held in Fulda. Schools that had musicians competing were Fulda, Adrian, MCC, SWC, Luverne, Pipestone, Worthington, and HBC. On the instrumental side of the contest for Fulda, students that received 'Superior' ratings on their solos were Rachel Cheadle, Mallory Pagel, Melissa Gehl, Taylor Kenney, Matt Kunerth, Carmen Olsem, Alli Vandenbosch, Suzanne Pagel, Todd Peterson (3) and Tom Salentiny. Students participating in the 8 ensembles that received "Superior Ratings" were Rachel Cheadle (2), Mallory Pagel (2), Bret Gehl, Sariah Cheadle (2), Christine Salentiny, Katelyn Renneke, Melissa Gehl (2), Taylor Kenney (2), Matt Kunerth (2), Jonas Gandner (2), Carmen Olsem (3), Nathan Getting (3), Amanda Schumacher (2), Dani Hermeling (2), Allison Vandenbosch (2), Hope Muecke, Courtney Tiesler, John Gunderman, John Getting (3), Andrew Appel, Todd Peterson (2), Suzanne Pagel (3), Olivia Baerenwald (3), Caitlin Strenge (3), Bennett Appel (3), Tatym Zins, Christian Bos, Kole Kramer (2), Alex Schumacher, Tom Salentiny, Ethan Heintz, and Andy Oakland. Fulda received the most instrumental 'superior' ratings of the contest with 20 'Superior' ratings out of 31 entries. Other schools were MCC (2/3), SWC (3/4), Pipestone (17/27), Luverne (4/6), Worthington (7/12), Worthington strings (16/21), Adrian 4/5), and HBC (6/7).|
On the choral side of the contest for Fulda, students who received 'Superior' ratings on their solos were Rachel Cheadle, Olivia Baerenwald, Todd Peterson, Myah Holinka, Tatym Zins, Jade Ternus, Kalani Steinmetz, Ruth Cheadle, Sariah Cheadle, and Thomas Salentiny. Students participating in the 5 ensemble that received "Superior" ratings were Tom Salentiny, Todd Peterson (2), Rylan Baumhoefner, Jonas Gandner, Christian Bos, Matt Kunerth, Brian Fenske, Nathan Getting, John Getting, Tatym Zins, Ruth Cheadle, Jocelyn Schreier, Amanda Schumacher, Brittany Leinen, Kelsey Zins, Nicole Sandhurst, Micaela Paulzine, Mallory Pagel (2), Carmen Olsem, Myah Holinka, Andrea Fuerstenberg, Ashley Holeton, Marissa Kunerth, Taylor Kenney, Suzanne Pagel (2), Laura Williams, Kalani Steinmetz (2), Sariah Cheadle, Olivia Baerenwald, Jade Ternus, Shelby Steiner, and Rachel Cheadle (2). Fulda received the most vocal 'Superior' ratings of the contest with 17 'Superior' ratings out of 20 entries. Other schools were MCC (3/4), SWC (6/9), Pipestone (0/0), Luverne (14/24), Worthington (7/18), Adrian (2/7), and HBC (1/6).