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Cain MS Band Students set school record for most students to make All-Region Honor Band

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Fifty Cain Middle School band students were recently selected for the 2020-2021 Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Region 3 All-Region Honor Band.

Nearly 600 students from over a dozen middle schools in TMEA Region 3 recorded auditions and competed for placement in the elite ensemble. Students were required to play two major scales, their full chromatic scale and two prepared etudes. Percussion students were required to play a snare and mallet etude.

The All-Region Honor Band is the highest honor an individual musician can receive at the middle school level. Students who made the All-Region honor band are considered the best middle school musicians in Texas.

Cain had 50 students make the All-Region Band this year which is a program record. This is also more students than any other school in TMEA Region 3.

Additionally, Cain had 5 students earn the highest score in their instrument section and were awarded first chair. Cain also has 25 students who have advanced to Phase 2 of the audition to determine their final placement.

Congratulations to the following students:

Flute**

Isabelle Cybela
Avery Koziol
Zachary Musson
Diana Orozco

Oboe

Mirabella Wiprud

Clarinet**

Matthew Beem
Zania Bradley
Chandler Parrish
Elijah Peak
Angelo Rodriguez
Sarah Rodriguez
Richard Summy
Alexandra Young

Bass Clarinet

Teagan Hartsock*

Bassoon

Mateo Herrera*

Alto Saxophone

Isaac Arredondo
Brady Douglass
Nicholas Veerawat
Franco Villaescusa Feuchter*
Landen Wright

Tenor Saxophone

Jad Safieddine

Bari Saxophone

Caleb Cornelius
Blake Raymond*

Trumpet**

Brayden Back
Carter Brown
Jose Cardoza Esparza
Isaac Cisneros
Kelvin Cruz
Bradley Edwards
Christian Sanchez

French Horn

Baedon Barnes
Haden Hicks*
Rory Musson

Trombone

Timothy Clifford
Emery Hilton
Brendon Lam
Noah Mazraani

Euphonium

Bryan Brow
Diego Contreras

Tuba

Cooper Brandy
Tristan Harless
Simon Harrison
Katherine Lee
Brayden Stamper

Percussion**

William Castillo
Nicolas Fuentes
Jake Gist
Lillian Middlebrook
Sophie Pagaduan
Ryan Payne

* denotes 1st chair player

** denotes students who advanced to Phase 2 for final placement


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