The FHS Band competed in the TMEA Region 17 Band auditions this past weekend at Alvin HS. Students were chosen for the District Band, Region Band, and Area who will audition the All-State Band on January 11 at Clements HS. Friendswood had 57 in District, out of those, 46 made Region Band, and out of those 29 Advanced to Area auditions for the All-State Band. Congratulations to these outstanding musicians.
Earning District Honors were: Lindsay Kilgo, Emily Confair, on Oboe; Hugh Vo on Bassoon; Abigail Dare on Bb Clarinet; Becky Brown on Trumpet; Kayla Huhn, Katie Smith, Nick Cipolla on French Horn; Logan Thurman on Trombone; Alex Lichter on Tuba; Jonathan Gao on Percussion.
Earning District and Region Honors were: Lauren Andrews, Sooin Lim on Flute; Audrey Weakley on English Horn; Nicole McGill on Bassoon; Sanbrina Chen, Blake Carlisle, Mohamad Moussaoui, Ella Schaefer, Adam Shaffer, Grayson Farese on Bb Clarinet; Madalyn Gray on Bass Clarinet; Brandon Pisell, Justin Ouyang, Michael Nguyen on Alto Saxophone; Emily Hernandez, Adam Boehnke on Trumpet; Skyler Cloyd, Daniel Chen, Jaiden Patel, Jason Thomas on Percussion.
Earning District, Region, Area Honors were: Megan Pruitt on Piccolo; Harmony Fries on Flute; Lindsay Kilgo, Emily Confair on Oboe; Andrew Zehrer, Nicole Huning on Bassoon; Faith Perry on Eb Clarinet; Eric Li, Connor Gibson, Sean Bocek, Nicole Litzinger, Brandon Medearis, Sophia Bocek, Bailey Cloyd, Nick Polak, Laura Genzer on Bb Clarinet; Sia Ramchandran on Bass Clarinet; JC Chahal on Contra-Bass Clarinet; Shannon McGill, Mateo Sharp on Alto Saxophone; Mitchell Litvinov on Tenor Saxohone; Connor Thurman on Trumpet; Katherine Ratliff, Logan Kunkel, Kayla Huhn on French Horn; Joel Estes, Dawson Miller on Trombone; Enrique Castillo on Bass Trombone; Chris Keeble on Euphonium.
Directors are Head Director Greg Dick and Assistant Directors are Brett Nelson and Julio Sanchez.