Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Dragon Band Has Strong Showing at Region 31 Honor Band Auditions

The following students have been selected to the Region 31 All Region Honor Bands. After many hours of individual practice and preparation, with over 1500 Region 31 student auditioning, they were selected and will participate in a Clinic and Concert on January 13 and 14 at Trinity High School.

In addition to the All Region Honor Band honors seven students advanced to the Area Honor Band and will compete in an audition on January 7 at Coppell High School for the TMEA All State Honor Band. See below for a full list of  selections.

Advanced to the Area Honor Band- TMEA All State Audition:

Oboe -Andrew Kim (9)

Bb Clarinet- Gretchen Casel (11)

Baritone Saxophone- Ross Beazely (12)

Trumpet- Samuel Ortiz (12), Walter Gaman (11)

French horn- Carys Sutherland (9), Sally Hatfield (10)

Region 31 –All Region Honor Band

Piccolo- Kate Karau, Kaylee Cordes

Flute- Elizabeth File, Megan McCafferty, Allison Semadeni

Oboe- Andrew Kim

Eb Clarinet- Jessica Creech

Bb Clarinet- Gretchen Casel, Ainsley Priakos, Alina Nguyen, Vanessa Ortiz, Isabella Grice, Caroline Fernandes, Rebecca Neeley, Grace Chapman, Evan Welsh

Bass Clarinet- Andrew Butemeyer, Tori Thomas, Alexa Aponte, Viraaj Kovela

Contra Bass- Austin Singh

Bassoon- Ronak Pabley, Nolan Mikolasik

Alto Saxophone- Samuel Ma, Cameron Barth, Jonathan Ciccone

Tenor Saxophone- Brendan James, Kyle Cantrell

Baritone Saxophone- Ross Beazley, Nathan Pollard, Jack Emery

Trumpet- Samuel Ortiz, Walter Gaman

French Horn- Carys Sutherland, Sally Hatfield, Keara Hanlon

Trombone- Gregory Salazar

Tuba- Ethan Jezek

Percussion- Paul Venesky, Kade Lehman, Conner Hutrya, Emery Green, Naysan Sahba

Region 31- 9th Grade Honor Band

Oboe- Gordon Liu

Bb Clarinet- Nicholas Walker, Isabella Miller, Katie Emery, Ariana, Carrasco, Allison Medulan, Zoe Bishop, Victor He, Emma Loeckle (alternate)

Bass Clarinet- Lindley Ferguson

Bassoon- Carlo Dal Colletto

Alto Saxophone- Taylor Thomas

Trumpet- Rohan Khanijow

French horn- Peyton Carr

Tuba- Eva McDowell, Joey Cipriano (alternate)

Percussion- Brady Black, Peyton Clark (alternate), Akshaya Hemanth(alternate)