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The Rocket Band Does The Tobin!

The Judson High School Rocket Band performed at the first annual Youth Orchestra of San Antonio (YOSA) Invitational recently.  The event was downtown at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts.  The ensemble from Judson was one of 16 that were selected to take part.  It was an awesome experience for these students to perform in a venue like this.  Congratulations to these students and Director Jeffrey Keyes. 

Metzger Musicians Earn Sweepstakes

The Metzger Middle School Honors Band and Symphonic Band recently competed in the UIL Concert and Sightreading Contest at Burbank High School and did a tremendous job.  Both groups came away with Superior Ratings in their concert performance and sight reading ability.  That means they earned the coveted "Sweepstakes" award.  Congratulations to these students under the direction of John Roberson and Bryant Aynes.

Metzger Middle School Honors Band

Metzger Middle School Symphonic Band


Woodlake Hills MS All-Region Band Stars

The music program in the Judson ISD is growing and continues to show incredible quality even at the middle school level.  Woodlake Hills Middle School sent four student musicians to the All-Region Band.  They were photographed here just before their performance with the rest of the All-Region Band.  Congratulations!

Kiara Pagan-Velez, Alisha Pagan-Velez, Dominic Maldonado and Montserrat Reyes

Metzger Band Shines At Region Auditions

Recently, students from the Metzger Middle School band traveled to Poe Middle School to compete in the All-Region Band auditions. Out of 1,100 auditionees, 19 students from Metzger earned a chair in the prestigious All-Region Band. As a result, the school set a record for the most number of students in the Region Band and will join others from across San Antonio and surrounding communities for a concert on Saturday, November 12 at Clemens High School.

Congratulations to these students for this accomplishment:

Latrell Rice - Bassoon *Second Chair* - Anely Rivera - Clarinet *Second Chair* - Michael Unate - Clarinet - David Cortez - Bass Clarinet *Second Chair* - Koure Acosta - Alto Saxophone - Terashay Miller - Tenor Saxophone *Second Chair* - Tyron Eads - Baritone Saxophone *First Chair* - Kenna Knowles - Trumpet *First Chair* - Elisua Rodriguez-Aguilera - Trumpet - Adyana Zuniga - Trumpet - Steven Saavedra - Trumpet - Adrian Miro - Trumpet - Isiah Serenil - Trumpet - Emily Nguyen - Trombone *First Chair* - Jesus Berumen - Trombone - John Alvarado - Trombone - Jamal Brown - Euphonium - Geno Claverol Jr. - Tuba - Nathaniel Farmer - Percussion

Also, congratulations to the following students who earned an All-District recognition: Garrett Eldred - Clarinet - Avalina Luedke - Euphonium - Skyler Hart - Euphonium - Zariah Wilson - Tuba

Judson HS Band Wins USBands Yamaha Cup



The Judson High School Rocket Band recently competed against 32 schools in the USBands Yamaha Cup competition held at D.W. Rutledge Stadium. The Rockets won the preliminary event with a score of 91.738 points along with caption awards for best visual, best overall effect, and 1st place in their class advancing them to the finals competition. In finals the Rockets won the caption of best music and were named the Yamaha Cup Grand Champion with a score of 92.4 points.