2019 FHS Band All-District, All-Region, and All-State Honors
We had 57 students make the All-District Band, the 1st level of competition. Of those we had 43 earn All-Region Band honors, the 2nd level of competition. Of those we had 24 students advance to the Area Audition, the 3rd level of competition, where they will audition for the All-State Band on January 12.
The following students earned All-District Honors: Nicole Litzinger, Jenna Tuggle, JC Chahal on Bb Clarinet; Matteo Sharp, Brandon Pisell on Alto Sax; Faith Powell on Horn; Joel Estes, Aaron Walker, Dawson Miller on Trombone; Chris Keeble on Euphonium; Thomas McKnight on Tuba; Audrey Weakly on Oboe; Madalyn Gray, Sia Ramchandran on Bass Clarinet; Emma Ryan on Bass Trombone.
The following students earned All-District and All-Region Honors: Lauren Andrews, Harmony Fries on Flute; Laura Genzer, Blake Carlisle, Emma Ritzberger, Sabrina Chen on Bb Clarinet; Caleb Sperry, Justin Ouyang on Alto Sax; Evan Stepczyk, Becky Brown, Adam Boehnke on Trumpet; Kayla Huhn on Horn; Chumeng Cai on Trombone; Jason Thomas on Percussion; Allison Wyrick on Oboe; Priya Juarez on Bass Clarinet; Andrew Zehrer, Nicole Huning on Bassoon.
The following students earned All-District, All-Region, and Area Honors: Sooin Lim, Reagan Greny on Flute; Eric Li, Price Moran, Connor Gibson, Bailey Cloyd, Nicholas Polak, Brandon Medearis on Bb Clarinet; Shannon McGill on Alto Sax; Connor Thurman, Emily Hernandez on Trumpet; Alex Mata, Ketherine Ratliff, Jacob Wall, Katie Smith on Horn; Alex Lau on Tuba; Jaxson Rives on Percussion; Casey Dinh on Piccolo; Caroline Bizzaro on Oboe; Allie Hansen on English Horn; Faith Perry on Eb Clarinet; Daniel Nagle on Bassoon; Mitchell Litvinov on Tenor Saxophone, Emma Ryan on Bass Trombone.
The following students earned All-State Honors:
- Bassoon- Daniel Nagle – 5A AllState
- Bb Clarinet- Price Moran – 5A All-State
- Alto Sax- Shannon McGill – 5A All-State
- Percussion - Jaxson Rives – 6A All-State
- Bb Clarinet - Eric Li – 6A All-State
- Trumpet- Connor Thurman – 6A All-State
Congratulations to all these students!
Congratulations Evan Stepczyk
and Keshav Ramchandran
Evan Stepczyk and Keshav Ramchandran for making the region 17 jazz ensembles at ACC Saturday 9/15 morning. Evan(trumpet),
made 1st chair in the 2nd jazz ensemble and Keshav (drums), made 2nd chair 1st jazz ensemble, which is also the Area jazz ensemble. Keshav will get to enter a taped audition for the All-State jazz ensemble in October. They
will both also be performing in a clinic and concert at the Clarion at Brazoport College in Clute December 1.
Congratulations FHS Drumline and Front Ensemble
Congratulations go to the FHS Drumline and Front Ensemble for capturing 1st Place in the Advanced Small School division at the Seven Lakes HS Drumline contest
Saturday 9/15 afternoon. The group also won best snare line, tenor line, cymbal line and front ensemble in their division!Great job to all the students and parents who performed and assisted to make this a huge success
for the percussion section.
Thank you again for your support with these outstanding students!
Julio S & Jason Abbott
TMEA Region 17 District/Region Band auditions
Students earning All-District Honors were Allie Hansen, Caroline Bizarro (oboe), Sophie Rudd (Eb clarinet), Nick Polak, Emma Ritzberger, Priya Juarez (bass clarinet), Patrick Hicks (contra-bass clarinet), Zach Del Bello, Tanner
Hill (trumpet), Faith Powell, Katie Smith (horn), Josh Rachita, Dawson Miller (trombone), Brian Knight (euphonium) and Alex Neagu, Keshav Ramchandran (percussion).
Students earning All-District and All-Region Honors
were Casey Dinh (piccolo), Emily Ulsh, Toby Okoro (Bb clarinet), Sia Ramchandran, Sydney Schumtz (bass clarinet), Daniel Nagle, Nicole Huning (bassoon), Caleb Sperry, Shannon McGill, Justin Ouyang (alto sax), Sarah McCullough
(tenor sax), Daniel Turner, Evan Stepczyk (trumpet), Michelle Richardson, Katherine Ratliff, Jacob Wall, Kayla Huhn (horn), Andrew Pruitt (tuba).
Students earning All District and All-Region Honors, and advancing to
the Area auditions for All-State were Julian Falco (flute), Lauren Patton-Hearne (English horn) Madelynn Mills, Eric Li, Price Moran (Bb clarinet), Alex Mata (horn), Matt Ryan, Connor Thurman (trumpet), Sam Mills, Colin Courtney
(trombone), Austin Pitts (tuba), Jaxson Rives (percussion).