WHS jazz musicians experience early success

WHS jazz musicians experience early success
Posted on 09/30/2013
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Six head to Area and record for All-State

On Tuesday, September 24, members of the Waco High Jazz Band participated in the TMEA All-Region 8 Jazz auditions in Temple. Eleven students earned chairs in one of the All-Region Jazz Bands. Five of the students now advance to Area level competition. The five also recorded an audition for the Texas All-State Jazz Band committee.

The following students earned seats in the All-Region 8 Jazz Orchestra, recorded an All-State audition and are advancing to Area competition:
Kyle Anderson, Sophomore, Bass Trombone, 1st Chair
Sarah Gilmore, Senior, Trumpet, 5th Chair
Brandon Jackson, Senior, Trumpet, 4th Chair
Kurt Kranz, Senior, Guitar, 1st Chair
Micah Weaver, Junior, Tenor Trombone, 2nd Chair

The following students earned seats in the All-Region 8 Jazz Ensemble: Jason Northcutt, Senior, Trumpet, 1st Chair
Evonne Rodriguez, Sophomore, Trumpet, 4th Chair
Nathan Summers, Sophomore, Tenor Trombone, 3rd Chair
Felipe Valenzuela, Senior, Tenor Sax, 2nd Chair
Andy Villanueva, Senior, Tenor Sax, 1st Chair
Gerald Wilburn, Junior, Alto Sax, 2nd Chair

First Alternates:
Vincenzio Greer, Freshman, Bass Guitar
Trevion Freeman, Junior, Baritone Sax