The FHS Band participated in the TMEA Region 17 District/Region Band auditions this past Saturday at Alvin High School. FHS had 43 students qualify for District, out of which 33 qualified for Region. Out of the region qualifiers, 8 advanced on to the Area Auditions to be held on Jan. 7. Area is the last audition in this process towards earning All-State Honors.
Congratulations to the following students!
Students earning All-District Honors: Mercedes Trammell (flute), Kyle Jones, Nicole Huning (bassoon), Kelly Cohorst, Spencer Beebe, Alex Van Pelt, Daniel Turner, Evan Stepczyk (trumpet), Faith Powell (horn), Brian Knight (euphonium) and Andrew Pruitt (tuba).
Students earning All-District and All-Region Honors: Emily Young (piccolo), Allie Hansen (oboe), Price Moran, Alex Walker (Bb clarinet), Priya Juarez, Sydney Schumtz (bass clarinet), Patrick Hicks (contra-bass clarinet), Amanda Froneberger, Sarah Palmer, Daniel Nagle (bassoon), Caleb Sperry, MK Donovan, Piper Costner, Shannon McGill (alto sax), Sarah McCullough (tenor sax), Matt Ryan (trumpet), Alex Mata, Amelia Anderson (horn), Sebastian Gonzalez, Kayla McGuiness (trombone), Thomas Cao (bass trombone), Shane McCormack, Austin Pitts (tuba), Blake Stanfield, Dalton Bui (percussion).
Students earning All-District and All-Region Honors, and advancing to the Area auditions for All-State: Julian Falco (flute), Sophie Rudd (Eb clarinet), David Jones, Emily Ulsh, Madelynn Mills (Bb clarinet), Gabi Rodriguez, Josh Gruener (horn), and Sam Mills (trombone).
The Region 17 Band will give a concert on Saturday, Jan. 15, at 5:00 p.m. at Manvel High School.