The TMEA Region 18 5A and 6A Band Auditions were held this past Thursday and Saturday at Akins High School.  This audition is the first step to qualifying for the 2019 TMEA Texas All-State Bands.  A total of 47 Tiger Band students participated at the 5A level, and eight at the 6A level. In 5A, seven earned District Band, 16 earned Region Symphonic Band and 20 earned Region Wind Ensemble honors.  There are 15 students that qualified for the 5A Area auditions, the next step towards All-State Band.  In 6A, all eight students earned Region Wind Ensemble honors and qualified for the 6A Area auditions.  The Area auditions will be held on January 12, 2019 at UT Butler School of Music.

5A District Students: 

Pamela Lohman, Flute

Jake Fields, Alto Sax

Adrian Brink, Tenor Sax

Paige Cowell, Bari Sax

Collin Boes, Percussion

Jacob McKee, Percussion

Duncan Williams, Percussion


5A Symphonic Band Students:

Julia Sawin, Flute

Ginger Hudson, Clarinet

Haley Jackson, Clarinet

Jarod Showacre, Clarinet

Hennah Hajari, Bassoon

Maddy Brandt, Alto Sax

Drew Wilson, Alto Sax

Kendrick Lemmond, Trumpet

Katherine Larner, Horn

Anya Dono, Trombone

Cade Nowicki, Trombone

Zach Woten, Trombone

Barrett Guinn, Euphonium

Ryan Nowicki, Euphonium

Walter Berthelsen, Tuba

Reid Lohman, TubaConnor Tole, Tuba

5A Wind Ensemble/ * Area

*Samantha Foster, Ficcolo

Madelyn Foster, Flute

*Lettie Hastings, Flute

*Catherine Manning, Flute

*Kearsen Erwin, Oboe

*Isabella Stewart, English Horn

*Jessica Heintz, Clarinet

*Paola Palomino, Clarinet

*Jasmine Rolon, Clarinet

*Matthew Sheeler, Bassoon

*Danielle Cook, Tenor Sax

*Kasey Gusella, Trumpet

*Jonathan Bartling, Horn

*Celeste Douglas, Horn

*Madeleine Hassell, Horn

*Connor Tole, Tuba

Evan Price, Percussion


6A Wind Ensemble/ * Area

*Sarah Cox, Flute

*Sarah Galassini, Flute

*Erika Gossett, Flute

*Madeline Lee, Flute

*Kassandra Sawin, Bass Clarinet

*Johnny Dollard, Trumpet

*Cade Smith, Horn

*Jason Oliphant, Percussion