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High school musicians named to TMEA All-Region Bands

Student musicians from Denton, Guyer and Ryan high schools earned 23 of the available places on the TMEA All-Region Bands, competing against their peers from Eagle Mountain-Saginaw, Keller, Northwest, White Settlement and Wichita Falls school districts.

The students listed below will join other selected musicians in at least one performance at the All-Region Band Concerts on Saturday, Jan. 16, in the Guyer High School auditorium.

Denton High
  • Joshua Eckel (trumpet, 4th chair, advanced to area)
  • Bailey Hammonds (Eb Clarinet, 4th chair, advanced to area)
  • Samson Hudson (trumpet, 7th chair, advanced to area)
Guyer High
  • Nicole Mendyka (piccolo, 1st chair, advanced to area)
  • Iida-maria Raina (Bb clarinet, 6th chair, advanced to area)
  • Katelyn Golden (flute, 23rd chair)
  • Justin Koh (Baritone sax, 4th chair)
  • Austin Calma (trumpet, 15th chair)
  • Connor Wooley (trombone, 3rd chair, advanced to area)
  • Abhishek Shah (trombone, 10th chair)
  • Michael Fletcher (trombone, 17th chair)
  • Josh Mistrot (euphonium, 1st chair, advanced to area)
  • Jordan Meza (euphonium, 7th chair)
  • Luis Sanchez (percussion, 19th chair)
Ryan High
  • Destiny Lerma (clarinet, 1st chair, advanced to area)
  • Chris Murray (Bass clarinet, 2nd chair)
  • Paty Amador (Contra Bass clarinet, 1st chair) 
  • Skarleth Santibanez (Tenor saxophone, 2nd chair)
  • Luke Owens (trumpet, 3rd chair, advanced to area)
  • Arielle Smith (trumpet, 5th chair)
  • Sam Beatty (euphonium, 4th chair) 
  • Brianna Alvear (tuba, 1st chair, advanced to area) 
  • Tristan Watson (tuba, 4th chair) 
Those who advanced to the next round will perform in the area-level competition in January. Also in January, ninth-grade band members will compete for spots on the Region 2 Freshman Band.