Monday, October 26, 2020

Dragon Jazz Students Successful at Auditions

Members of Carroll Jazz selected to All-Region following last weekend’s auditions. Over 100 students from high schools in Frisco, Carrollton, Lake Dallas, Farmers Branch, Lewisville, Flower Mound, Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake competed at R.L. Turner High School in Carrollton for placement in a spot in one of two 20-member jazz ensembles.

At the end of the day, 15 of  Carroll Jazz students placed in one of the two bands. Six Dragons placed in the top group, and will have the opportunity to audition for All-State Jazz next week.

Carroll-Jazz-thumbnailJazz Ensemble 1 (Will audition for All-State Jazz)

  • Alto Sax 1 – Adam Sasek
  • Tenor Sax 1 – Will Nathman
  • Trumpet 1 – Adam Horne
  • Trumpet 2 – Colter Johnson
  • Trumpet 3 – Mylon Johnson
  • Trombone 3 – Christopher Cunningham

Jazz Ensemble 2

  • Tenor Sax 2 – Kyle Cantrell
  • Bari Sax – Zach Susskind
  • Trumpet 1 – Keara Hanlon
  • Trombone 1 – Austin Woolsey
  • Trombone 2 – Jaden Curreri
  • Trombone 5 – Jackson Bicart
  • Guitar – Ryan Burks
  • Piano – Ariel Szekely
  • Drumset – Jackson Wright