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Middle School Musicians Named to All-City Band

Band students from the Abilene ISD middle schools participated in the AISD Middle School Honor Band auditions on Oct. 25 at Clack Middle School.

The following students were selected for the All-City Honor Band that performed the AISD Middle School All-City Honor Band Concert on Nov. 5 at Abilene Christian University’s Cullen Auditorium.

Clack Middle School: Flute – Elisa Padilla, Sydney Forster, and Adrian Ruiz; Clarinet – Stephanie Hamlin, Julisa Castro, Jose Padilla, and Lindsey Duquette; Bass Clarinet – Amaya Gauche; Baritone Saxophone – Daemon Teague; Trumpet – Reese Miller; Horn – Cooper Nardeo; Trombone – Skye Flannigan; Tuba – William Harper and Bashu Bhujel; Percussion – Devonte Russell.

Craig Middle School: Flute – Sarah McMillion; Clarinet – Elizabeth Aquino, Nicholas Gonzalez, Hailey Grace Mendenhall, and Karissa Ward; Bass Clarinet – Summer Rektenwald; Alto Saxophone – Alexis Wood; Trumpet – Elias Barrera; Horn – Kelly Boyland, Zymri Martinez, and Brooke Garduno; Trombone – Geanna Rodriguez; Euphonium – Daniel Walker, Collin Frazier, and Andrew Milam; Tuba – Katalina Molina; Percussion – Harrison Field and Shawn Bennett

Madison Middle School: Flute – Kayleigh Hopkins, Lilly Choang, and Malia Tedford; Clarinet – Lilly McBrayer, Jaime Herrera, Edward Stefan, and Stasha Youngquist; Alto Saxophone – Caleb Stone; Trumpet – Isaac Lock, Nathan Brannon, Emma Martinez, Tyler Mansker, Sean McLamore, Cade McDonald, Levi Castillo, and Luke Orozco; Horn – Katherine Woodard, Meredith Clancy, Julianne Ballaro, and Paige Greenwood; Trombone – Jarred Rafan and Jacob Moore; Euphonium – Kallen Campbell; Percussion – Miller Bannister and Cullen McMillon.

Mann Middle School: Flute – Bella Castro; Oboe – Ruth Hill and Zak King; Bassoon – Jacob Wright and Jacob Pate; Clarinet – Julia Melson; Alto Saxophone – Susannah Lee and Carlee Lamb; Tenor Saxophone – Cole Patterson; Trumpet – Adrian Fowlkes; Trombone – Katie Rogers, Zayden Page, and Houston Miller; Tuba – Tavarus Mitchell; Percussion – Brandon Segura and Orion Harris

The Abilene ISD band students are under the direction of the following teachers: Pearl Gonzales, Clack; Wayne Winner; Craig; Paula McGrew, Madison; and Chris Brannan, Mann.