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By Margaret Toal
For the Record 

BCMS has two dozen band students make All-Region


Last updated 12/6/2022 at 7:55pm

The Bridge City Middle School placed 24 students in the All-Region Band along with two alternates. They were chosen after judging by outside band directors and music teachers on Saturday, December 3.

Kennedy Smith on tuba was selected to Band 1 first chair, making him the top choice of the judges. Other tuba players in All-Region are MaxBuysse, Band 1 fifth chair, and Jackson Hoffpauir, first alternate.

The alto saxophone students earning honors are Blake Braneff, Band 1 second chair; Evan Hull, Band 2 third chair, and Gavin Renshaw, Band 2 sixth chair.

Tenor trombone players making All-Region are Nathaniel Morton, Band 1 second chair; Eli Winfrey, Band 1 fifth chair; Duc Le, Band 1 eleventh chair; Caleb Woodard, Band 1 twelfth chair, and Adrian Hersey, Band 1 eleventh chair.

Trumpet students chosen are Carter Gassen, Band 1 seventh chair; Jack Womack, Band 2 fifth chair; Charles Hayes, Band 2 seventh chair, and Luke Boudreaux, Band 2 eighteenth chair.

Percussionists selected for All-Region are Kade Gassen, Band 1 sixth chair, and Carter Coleman, Band 2 second chair.

BCMS students playing B-flat clarinet making the special band are Haley Gremillion, Band 1 third chair; Abby Collins, Band 2 sixteenth chair, and Khylie-Ana Chance, Band 2 eighteenth chair.

The bass clarinetists earning honors are Camilo Mendoza, Band 1 third chair, and Emma Khoury, Band 2 third chair.

Flutist Debanie Davila was selected to Band 2, sixth chair, and Xavier Snell made Band 2 sixth chair on French horn. Archer Lundy on baritone made Band 2, fourth chair, and Peyton Dupuis was selected second alternate on baritone sax.

BCMS had 63 students audition for the All-Region Band, which is sponsored by the Texas Music Educators Association.

The All-Region Band will give a concert on January 14 at the Nederland Performing Arts Center.


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