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24 DISD Students Selected for TMEA MS All-Region Band

On October 27 and 30, middle school band students representing Denton ISD performed in the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Region 2 middle school band auditions, competing with over 1000 students from all across Region 2, which includes Argyle, Denton, Lake Dallas, Lewisville, and Northwest ISDs. A total of 24 DISD students were selected to the All-Region Middle School Band. The selected students will perform in the Region 2 Middle School Band Concert on Saturday, December 11 at Byron Nelson High School. 

Congratulations to these outstanding students for earning a position in the All-Region Band. Many thanks to their awesome band directors and private lesson teachers for helping them prepare for the auditions. 

Crownover MS Band - Christin Bunch, Director; Dr. Kyle Mullins, Associate Director

Region 2 Wind Ensemble:

Bellamy Curtin, trombone

Kennedy Dixon, trumpet

Ainslee Love, clarinet


Region 2 Symphonic/Concert Band:

Clayton Carpenter, tenor sax

Cole Chambers, tuba

Kaitlyn Del Palacio, percussion

Daniel Martin, euphonium

Ella Garcia, F horn


Harpool MS Band - Bryan Stone, Director; Emily Staniszewski, Associate Director

Region 2 Honor Band:

Julianne Dempsey, flute


Region 2 Symphonic/Concert Band:

Eleni Jo Browne, flute

Zimin Kwon, flute

Audrey Stone, flute

William Winder, bassoon

Clarissa Swindull, trombone

James Willoughby, trombone

Luke Pierce, tuba


McMath MS Band - Travis Harris, Director; Kelsey Gaskill, Associate Director

Region 2 Symphonic/Concert Band:

Adalynn Faulkner, oboe

Grayson Pope, tuba


Myers MS Band - Emily Gomez, Director; Lauren Vandergriff, Associate Director

Region 2 Symphonic/Concert Band:

David Teagle, trumpet


Navo MS Band - Elizabeth Anderson, Director; Paul Hudson, Associate Director

Region 2 Symphonic/Concert Band:

Mercy Ronoh, percussion


Rodriguez MS Band - Dr. Kelly Desjardins, Director; Sandy Osborne, Associate Director

Region 2 Honor Band:

Nick Schiller, trombone


Region 2 Symphonic/Concert Band:

Jenna Ojeda, trumpet


Morgan Cote, flute

Rachel Shin, flute