Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Trojan Band Members Named to All Region Band

The Newman Smith High School Band had 14 members make chairs in the All-Region Bands. Two band members, Rachel Bennett and Eduardo Rocha, advance on to compete at the Area Band auditions in January for a chance to move on to perform with one of the All-State Bands in San Antonio in February.

In addition, six students were named to the All Region Jazz Band in October.

The list of students, instrument and level of honor earned are as follows:

Nelson Acosta, Tuba, All Region; Trombone, All Region Jazz
Ricardo Aguilar, Clarinet
Sebastian Alvarez, Trumpet, All Region Jazz
Peter Ayala, Alto Saxophone, All Region
Rachel Bennett, Flute, All Region, Advancing to Area
Jake Butler, Oboe, All Region
Tony Fuentes, Trumpet, All Region Jazz
Anna Halepaska, French Horn, All Region
Clay Hensley, French Horn, All Region
Jonathan Hunda, Trumpet, All Region
Louisa Kanter, French Horn, All Region,
Ryan LaLone, Rhythm, All Region Jazz
Amanda Pinto, Bass Clarinet, All Region
T.J. Polk, Rhythm, All Region Jazz
Eduardo Rocha, Trumpet, All Region, Advancing to Area; All Region Jazz
Alex Stahl, Trombone, All Region
Jose Teran, Tenor Saxophone, All Region
Brittany Wyatt, French Horn

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