Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Dragons Earn Stellar Results at All-Region Jazz Auditions

The Carroll Jazz Band participated in the TMEA Region 31 Jazz Audition’s this past weekend and came away with fantastic results. Carroll had 26 students earn spots in one of the two 20-member All-Region Jazz Ensembles. Out of the 26 students, 13 were placed in the top ensemble, qualifying them to record an audition for the TMEA All-State Jazz Ensembles in October.

See the full list of qualifying students:

Jazz Ensemble 1

  • Taylor Thomas, Grade 12 – Alto Sax 1
  • Victor He, Grade 12 – Tenor Sax 1
  • Tori Thomas, Grade 12 – Tenor Sax 2
  • Diego Peña, Grad 10 – Bari
  • Chase Adams, Grade 11 – Trumpet 1
  • Hudson Koonsman, Grade 11 – Trumpet 4
  • Alex Estridge, Grade 11 – Trumpet 5
  • Riley Silfies, Grade 11 – Trombone 2
  • Chris Estridge, Grade 11 – Trombone 3
  • Jack Kester, Grade 11 – Trombone 4
  • Jake Bonanno, Grade 11 – Bass Trombone
  • Gus Milhizer, Grade 12 – Piano
  • Carter Adams, Grade 11 – Drumset 1

Jazz Ensemble 2

  • Justin Wu, Grade 9 – Alto Sax 1
  • Joe Sweeney, Grade 11 – Alto Sax 2
  • Henry Thompson, Grade 11 – Henry Thompson
  • Callum Andrews, Grade 10 – Trumpet 2
  • PJ Owston, Grade 11 – Trumpet 3
  • Nick Nolen, Grade 10 – Trumpet 4
  • Caitlyn Petescia, Grade 12 – Trumpet 5
  • Nicole Krishna, Grade 10 – Trombone 1
  • Han Parker, Grade 12 – Trombone 2
  • Kenny Spencer, Grade 10 – Trombone 3
  • Tom Kersen, Grade 10 – Piano
  • Alec Schwartz, Grade 11 – Bass
  • Charlie Hook, Grade 10 – Drumset 2