ABILENE – Band students from all of the Abilene ISD middle schools competed in the AISD Middle School Band Solo and Ensemble Contest on various dates this spring on their home campuses.
The following band students earned a first division rating on their solo:
Clack: Leleanna Bell, Payton Roberts, Aviana Rodriguez, Kaylee Rodriguez, Julien Salinas, and Jasmine Wright (flute); Isaac Massouema, Hava Colakuglu, and Lillian Weaver (oboe); Calliegh Martinez and Rylan Murray (bassoon); Rylan Murray, Donna Delisle, Yaretzi’ Martinez, Rylan Murray, and Ariana Normand (clarinet); Jaelyn De la Cruz, Shealee Fortney, Tiger Gallimore, Jayden Joiner, Esteban Lozano, Calliegh Martinez, and Mikhael Traore (alto sax); Harold Anderson, Trevelian Cardoza, Dycin Davis, Luis Delgado, Ryan Guevara, Kevin Reyes, and Aiden Shepard (trumpet); Aiden Reed (horn); Peyton Ewing, Jackson Gibson, Edward Gutierrez, Kenneth Heck, Zackrey Kight, Cameron Larkin, Donnel Muheto, William Sherwood, and Tyler Windham (trombone); Kayden Bryan, Antonio Herrera, Wyatt Hutsell, Dylan Josselet, Christopher McGarity, and Donivan Navarro (euphonium); Carson Herring (tuba); and Kylee Barnes, Carson Herring, Deangelo Johnson, JJ Montero, and Davian Sansom (percussion).
Craig: Malashia Galindo, Natalie Lund, Mya Munoz, Cadence Abbe, Misty Stewart, Jonas Meffert, Timia Hines, Kristal Tirado, and Kody Hilley (flute); Angelica Rangel and Gabriel Kinkade (oboe); Axel Romero, Isidro Loya, and Bayleigh Hardin (bassoon); Renee Barber, Karla Ramirez, Christian Carter, Griffin Stimmler, Kamryn Motl, Angel Bhakta, Braylen Coplin, and Ella Murman (clarinet); Elijah Wood, Brody Riehn, Cole Elders, Branson Corder, Jaiden Holland, Ava Nichols, Rowdy Sauceda, Sullivan Ballentine, and Brooks Nieland (sax); Ethan Barriga, Levi Huddleston, Caleb Chaney, Asher Shelburne, Lianna Pfrimmer, Natalie Dominguez, and Julissa Benavides (horn); Austin Woods, Marissa White, Andrew O’Brien, Eduardo Hernandez, Dominick Wood, Asher Jessup, AJ Boatright, Abigail Spoor, Justin Johnson, Cameron Galindo, and Zachary Gage (trumpet); Pierce Houghton, Anson Cobarruvias, Jacob Quintanar, Aurrin Matheson, and Jacob Rynders (trombone); Caleb Hardin, Trevor Martin, Caleb Johnson, and Abel Mansilla (euphonium); Noah Slaymaker, Kaitlyn Carter, and Landon Mullins (tuba); and Kadence Logston, William Tidmore, Corbin Barbarick, Luke Jackson, Vivian Dyer, Rosalene Liu, Mason Tidmore, and Mattie Spaulding (percussion).
Madison: Samantha Joyce (flute); Tristan Tardiff (oboe); Alanna Smith (clarinet); Noah Butler (sax); Derek Crespo (trumpet); D.A. Bush, Amelia Rockett, and Kayser Stotts (horn); Cedric Brooks and Nick Owens (trombone); Jacob Bynum and Jaiden French (tuba); and Luke Bailey, Kason Rosario, Jeremiah Torrez, Coen Alexander, and Micah Gonzales (percussion).
Mann: Dylanne Abraham and Elanor Rhodes (flute); Stephen Griffith and Hazel Samuels (oboe); Colt Moreland (bassoon); Kristopher Abels, Hillari Alvarez, Lachlan Finley, Baylee Lawrence, Emily Mason, Tina Moreno, Preston Morrison, Cass Scott, and Cooper Wagner (clarinet); Caroline Bessent, Rowen Hill, Gabriel Pequeno, and Gabby Trujillo (sax); Jose Arias IV, Adrian Arreola, Wyatt Green, Lahna Hack, Wyatt McMillon, Milo Monsey, Kaden Pearce, Natalia Ramos, Michael Reynosa Jr., Luke Roemisch, and Zoe Vann (trumpet); Juan Gonzalez, Rylan Klozinski, and Naim Segura (horn); Jade Schmidt, Aiden Ussery, and Andres Zertuche (trombone); Xavier Carbaugh, Aiden Kaufmann, and Kaiden Lindley (euphonium); Caden Camp, Henry Lucas, Seven Voss, and Ryan Waldmann (tuba); and Julia Chambers, Bethany Findley, Cameron Martinez, and Zachary Vann (percussion).
The following band students earned a first division rating on their ensemble:
Clack: Esteban Lozano, Isaac Massouema, Calliegh Martinez, Rylan Murray, and Julien Salinas (woodwind quintet); and Ryan Guevara, Kenneth Heck, Carson Herring, and Aiden Shepard (brass quartet).
Madison: Coen Alexander, Marcus Andrade, Luke Bailey, Micah Gonzales, Mia Grant, Mavrick Rhodes, Kason Rosario, and Jeremiah Torrez (percussion ensemble).
The Abilene ISD band students are under the direction of the following teachers: Clack Middle School – Pearl Gonzales and Lance Mosley; Craig Middle School – Dale Pfrimmer and Alanna Curley; Madison Middle School – Paula McGrew and Jenny Reece; and Mann Middle School – Amber Moore and Emma Hoover.