Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Carroll Dragon Band Member Earns Spot in Texas Music Educators Association

Carroll Freshman Diego Pena (bassoon) was selected into the prestigious Texas Music Educators Association All-State Band after participating in the T.M.E.A. Area Band auditions this past weekend at Coppell High School.

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Diego joins All-State Jazz Band members Chase Adams (sophomore trumpet, 2-time all-stater) Spencer Foster (senior-piano), and seniors James Wade and Amber Meagher (choir) as T.M.E.A. All-State members. They will represent Carroll ISD in San Antonio in February at the T.M.E.A. convention. Their clinics and rehearsals are Wednesday, February 13 through Friday, February 15. Their week concludes with All-State concerts on Saturday, February 16.

“We are incredibly proud of these talented musicians for this accomplishment, which reflects months of hard work and determination,” said Dragon Band Director Ken Johnson. “We know that they are going to have an amazing experience next month in San Antonio for the All-State rehearsals and concerts.”

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