El Dorado, Gonzales, Mandela, and SFHS Orchestras Compete in State Orchestra Contest!
On Friday, March 31, El Dorado Advanced Orchestra, Gonzales Symphony Orchestra, Mandela International School Orchestra, and Santa Fe High School Symphony Orchestra performed in the New Mexico Activities Association State Orchestra Contest. El Dorado earned a rating of "Excellent" coming in 4th in the state; Mandela earned a rating of "Excellent," Gonzales earned a rating of "Good," and Santa Fe High School earned a rating of "Excellent." Entrance into this contest is awarded only to groups who achieve high ratings in the regional Music Performance Assessment. The contest was held in Albuquerque at Volcano Vista High School.