Beginner band students from three Abilene ISD middle schools competed in the AISD Middle School Beginner 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 Middle School (May 16-17 at Clack MS): Erin Evans (alto saxophone), Olivia Walzer (alto saxophone); Lucious Como (bassoon), Jace Johnson (bassoon); Addison Meuth (bassoon), Elizabeth Clifton (clarinet), Caidyn Cox (clarinet), Mathew Larosa (clarinet), Amy Rose (clarinet), Alexander Ortiz (euphonium), Elianna Arrazola (flute), Brice Atwell (flute), Aerianna Garza (flute), Francis Kay (flute), Jacqueline Perez (flute), Evan Booth (french horn), Taylor Jennings (french horn), Anthony Moore (french horn), Daylen Powdrill (french horn), Coy Turner (french horn), Cree’Ana Wheeler (oboe), Jacob Avila (trombone), Brody Jones (trombone), Jacobi Galvan (trumpet), Hunter Holliman (trumpet), Anthony Howell (trumpet), Tania Ishimwe (trumpet), Kenzee Kelley (trumpet), Trey Scruggs (trumpet), Noah Aldape (tuba), Serenity Burnett (tuba), Sebastian King (tuba), Christian Muniz (tuba), Dallas Delisle, Mariano Fierro, Leanna Ingram, Myaire Jackson, Elisia Rueda, and Landdan Taylor (brass ensemble); Lucious Como, Jace Johnson, Addison Meuth, and Cree’Ana Wheeler (clarinet ensemble); Erin Evans, Lillyana Garcia, Randy Rivera, and Olivia Walzer (saxophone ensemble); Angelina Castro, Elizabeth Clifton, Caidyn Cox, Anniyah Jackson, Matthew Larosa, Leo Ornealas, and Amy Rose (clarinet ensemble); Chris Battee (percussion), Pax Harris (percussion), Riley Harris (percussion), Aubrie Luera (percussion), Blake Pinnock (percussion), and Ayden Rodriguez (percussion).
Craig Middle School (April 7 at Craig MS): Brielle Alcantar (flute), Emma Davila (flute), Joslyn Martinez (flute), Emmalea Parsons (flute), Bentley Weirich (flute), Olivia Ransford (oboe), Emma Cromwell (bassoon), Renee Barber (clarinet), Natalie Bowman (clarinet), Eli Daniels (clarinet), Loretta Lambert (clarinet), Camden Landry (clarinet), Zoe Madrid (clarinet), Isabelle Molina (clarinet), Kaydance Welker (clarinet), Joseph Castleman (alto saxophone), Koda Clever (alto saxophone), Brody Lopez (alto saxophone), Elijah Wright (alto saxophone), Alaura Fields (trumpet), Ethan Jaramillo (trumpet), Noah Jermain (trumpet), Wyatt Riddle (trumpet), Case Smith (trumpet), Ethan Barriga (french horn), Jacob Bradley (french horn), Mattie Hilley (french horn), Clifton Hyatt (french horn), Demarcus Reid (french horn), Brooklyn Werner (french horn), Carter Burleson (trombone), Davis Goolsby (trombone), Hunter Griffin (trombone), Corvin Griggs (trombone), Ben Houghtalen (trombone), Preston Lyman (trombone), Lane Myrick (trombone), Jude Thompson (trombone), Zach Vaughn (trombone), Valentin Alvarez (euphonium), Cash Saucedo (euphonium), Zachary Campbell (tuba), Evan Chaney (tuba), Gabe Weatherford (tuba), Laila Conner (percussion), Ever Fewell (percussion), Blaine Little (percussion), Kallen Naldoza (percussion).
Mann Middle School (May 6 at Mann MS): Alicia Alvarez (clarinet), David Anderson (trombone), Elijah Arias (saxophone), Eli Bailey (saxophone), Makai Blake (clarinet), Nikki Boyd (flute), Lillyanna Calamaco (trumpet), Claire Cassle (flute), Jeremiah Daughtery (trumpet), Miyah Devereaux (clarinet), Jaxon Doan (trumpet), Oliver Douty (tuba), Lucas Escamilla (trombone), Nino Flores (trombone), Chasity Gaona (euphonium), Toby Garcia (percussion), Kaylee Gonzales (clarinet), Jagger Gonzales (trumpet), Uriah Guerrero (clarinet), Kendall Hall (French horn), Levi Henderson (percussion / snare drum), Levi Henderson (percussion / mallet), Angel Hernandez (flute), Angelina Hernandez (French horn), Esmerelda Jimenez (flute), Angel Johnson (euphonium), Michael Johnson (trumpet), Jazlynn Johnson-Burns (oboe), Baylee King (bassoon), Jazmyn Kirvin (clarinet), Lilli Ledesma (trumpet), Jackson Leggett (percussion / snare drum), Jackson Leggett (percussion / mallet), Peyton Lindsey (tuba), Phoenix Lowe (percussion / snare drum), Phoenix Lowe (percussion / mallet), Christopher Martin (euphonium), Brinley McAdams (percussion / snare drum), Brinley McAdams (percussion / mallet), Bella Mendoza (tuba), Emiliano Ortiz-Granados (euphonium), Isabella Pallarez (clarinet), Elijah Palmer (French horn), Sofia Pietsek (bassoon), Jose Reyes (euphonium), Gabriel Rocha (trombone), Alexis Rodriguez (flute), Ethan Roemisch (French horn), Brett Rolan (euphonium), Bella Salazar (clarinet), Serenity Sanchez (flute), Jazmyne Sanchez (saxophone), Hayden Sedberry (clarinet), Bessie Sellers (flute), Eydie Stover (percussion / snare drum), Eydie Stover (percussion / mallet), EllaGrace Turk (trumpet), Oscar Vela (tuba), Ethan Villarreal (percussion/snare), Zoe Wells (flute), Emerson Williams-Blanchard (Clarinet), Jud Williamson (tuba), Toby Wilson (euphonium), and Mollie Woodard (oboe).
Instructors for the students who participated in the contest are Clack Middle School – Pearl Gonzales and Lance Mosley; Craig Middle School – Dale Pfrimmer and James Loera; and Mann Middle School – Amber Moore and Emma Hoover.