Sixty-one Friendswood HS students participated in the second round of auditions for the TMEA Region 17 All-Region Choir. The auditions were held at Clear Creek HS on Saturday, Oct. 22. 32 students were ranked in the top 15 in their respective sections, placing them in the All-Region Mixed Choir. These students also advance to the 3rd round of auditions for the Texas All-State Choir (Pre-Area) to be held in December.
Congratulations to the All-Region Mixed Choir students:
Soprano 1 – Helena Haas (5), Jacquelin Kutz (7), Mackenzie Finch (8), Taylor Greny (13);
Soprano 2 – Marina Meche (5), Julia Dion (9), Rebekah Ellard (11), Tara Davenport (12);
Alto 1 – Jamie Laurents (1), Emily Ulsh (7), Yarden Barr (8), Emily Mesa (9), Brooke Humlicek (11), Lydia Wooten (12), Anjanette Carlisle (13);
Alto 2 – Maddie Pertuis (2), Mary Gerlach (7), Kylee Hill (10), Gabi Gonzalez (15);
Tenor 1 – Clayton Senter (2), Max Morgan (3), Jeremiah Stubblefield (5);
Tenor 2 – William Clyburn (1), Dante Marcuccio (6), Tyler Pitman (7), Michael Donovan (8), Aidan O’Donnell (12);
Bass 1 – Alex Rudd (3), Christian Mathews (4), Ash Davis (5), Garrett Morris (9), Philip Lu (14).
In addition, the following students were named alternates to the Region Mixed Choir:
Nadia Asgari-Tari, Soprano 1 and Mitchell Bauer, Tenor 2.
Twenty-two FHS students were also named to the All-Region Treble Choir. Those students are:
Soprano 1 – Nadia Asgari-Tari, Madyson Walker, Alice Nguyen, Isabella Morrison, Natalia Gonzalez, Angelynn Hranitzky, Skyler Hickman;
Soprano 2 – Maddie Bender, Anna McHenry, Christy Fong, Ally Eckhart, Alison Tang, Brittany Harris, Angelina Fantasia;
Alto 1 – Ashley Adams, Pradhitha Boppana, Macey Tannos, Ashlyn Killian, Bailey Sharp, Angela Requardt;
Alto 2 – Emma Wimberly and Sofia Gamero.
Region 17’s new Concert Choir also held auditions on Oct. 22. Congratulations to the following singers who successfully auditioned for the Concert Choir:
Soprano – Sydney Antill, Alessia Castillo, Katie Rodriguez-Keklak, Elizabeth Worrell;
Alto – Caitlin Cordero, Kaylee Mathews, Lea Sharp;
Tenor – Leighton Bateman;
Bass – Kyle Dickens.
Friendswood will have 63 students representing the school at the All-Region Choir Concert on Nov. 12. The choirs are directed by Michael Tyer and Janwin Overstreet-Goode.