Saturday, December 5, 2020

Dragons Dominate Region 31 Jazz Auditions

Carroll Jazz students participated in the Region 31 Jazz Auditions on Saturday, September 17, and produced stellar results. This is the first year of existence for TMEA Region 31, which consists of the Carrollton-Farmers Branch, Coppell, Grapevine-Colleyville, Birdville, HEB and Carroll school districts.

Out of 40 spots available across two All-Region jazz ensembles, Dragons won 22 of them, including ten in Jazz Ensemble 1. Those ten students have advanced to the Area level and will record their auditions for All-State in two weeks. See below a list of Dragons advancing to the Area level.

  • Samuel Ma, Junior
  • Cameron Barth, Senior
  • Kyle Cantrell, Junior
  • Brendan James, Sophomore
  • Ross Beazley, Senior
  • Keara Hanlon, Senior
  • Justin Little, Junior
  • Austin Woolsey, Senior
  • Liam McCabe, Junior
  • Kade Lehman, Junior
  • Andrew Butemeyer, Senior
  • Blaise Sherrill, Senior
  • Samuel Ortiz, Senior
  • Walter Gaman, Junior
  • Ryan Resma, Senior
  • Eric Meyne, Sophomore
  • Asher Stevens, Sophomore
  • David Kent, Senior
  • Ryan Burks, Senior
  • Kyle Hassien, Senior
  • Paul Venesky, Junior
  • Michael Breuer, Junior