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Entries Tagged as 'Fine Arts'

Metzger Band Sets Record At All-Region Auditions

This past Saturday, students from the Metzger Band traveled to Poe Middle School to compete in the All-Region Band Auditions. Out of the 800 that tried out, 32 Metzger students earned a chair in the prestigious All-Region Band. This was the most any school had make the Region Band and it set the school record!

They will join the other Region Band students from across San Antonio and surrounding communities for a concert on Saturday, December 2 at Edison High School. Congratulations to the following students:

7 - Neftali Rodriguez-Aguilera - Flute 7 - Sarai Gomez - Flute 8 - Garrett Eldred - Clarinet 8 - Andre Smith Jr. - Clarinet 8 - Nicole Noack - Clarinet 8 - Angel Salazar - Clarinet 7 - Trineece Houston - Clarinet 7 - Audrey Garcia - Clarinet 8 - David Cortez - Bass Clarinet (2nd Chair) 8 - Koure Acosta - Alto Saxophone (1st Chair) 8 - Juliana Garza - Alto Saxophone (2nd Chair) 8 - Ellington Parrish - Tenor Saxophone 7 - Amari Smith - Baritone Saxophone (1st Chair) 8 - Isiah Serenil - Trumpet (1st Chair) 8 - Adyana Zuniga - Trumpet (2nd Chair) 8 - Tony Villarreal - Trumpet 8 - Shanel Thompson - Trumpet 8 - Trinity Cardenas - Trumpet 8 - Darlene Avalos - Trumpet 8 - John Alvarado - Trombone 8 - Nathaniel Guyton - Trombone 8 - Skyler Hart - Euphonium 7 – E.J. Uribe - Euphonium 8 - Joseph Rodriguez Martinez - Euphonium 8 - Geno Claverol Jr. - Tuba (2nd Chair) 7 - Rene Alonzo - Tuba 7 - Alex Alonzo - Percussion (1st Chair) 8 - Lauren Cunningham - Percussion 8 - Angel Martinez - Percussion 8 - Yair Salazar - Percussion 8 - Diego Galan - Percussion 7 - Randy Simms - Percussion

Also, congratulations to the following students who missed making the All-Region Band by a few chairs but still earned All-District Band recognition. They are:

7 - Zosia Zales - Flute 7 - Brooke Martindale - Clarinet 7 - Max Ruiz - French Horn 7 - Jalecia Hartfield - Euphonium 7 - Riley Bechiom - Tuba 7 - Makayla Buchanan - Percussion

Wagner Students Earn Region 11 Orchestra Chairs

Four Wagner High School Orchestra students auditioned at Veterans Memorial High School to be a part of the Texas Music Educators Association Region 11 High School String Orchestra. They competed against students from Del Rio all the way to Schertz and Cibolo. Over 75 students auditioned for only 38 spots. All four Wagner students earned a chair. Ian Fernandes earned Concertmaster (First Chair, 1st Violin), Peter Fernandez placed in the 1st Violin Section, Melissa Fusco in the Cello Section and Enrique Garza in the Bass Section. Congratulations to these students. Ian and Enrique are also competing for spots in the TMEA All-State Orchestras this Saturday, November 4th. The results will be official on November 7th. Good luck to them.

Band Extravaganza At Rutledge Stadium

All the color, music and excitement of a high school football halftime show was on display recently at the JISD Band Extravaganza.  All three comprehensive high school marching bands and the 5 middle school band programs were on display at Rutledge Stadium to show family, friends and fans the importance of music education. But of course there's just the joy of seeing these students perform, right?  

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Judson Theater Students Advance In Competition

Left to right. Jaden Cervera, Analissa Valdez, Alexis Patterson

Theater students recently converged on Ronald Reagan High School for the annual "Dutch" National Qualifying Tournament.  The team from Judson High School made a huge impression on the contest with over half of the team making it to the final round.  They took two national bids as well as two more state qualifers and ended the event earning their second Sweepstakes Trophy of the season. Congratulations on such great performances and good luck at the next step.  Their coaches are Larry Bailey and Larissa Brien.

US Bands Yamaha Cup Marching Contest

The US Bands Yamaha Cup Marching Contest was held at Rutledge Stadium this past Saturday. Congratulations to the Wagner High School Band for placing 1st in their division and placing 4th overall in finals. The band also received Outstanding Guard, Best Visual and Best Overall Effect. Wagner, Judson and Veterans Memorial will all be performing this Saturday for UIL Marching Contest at Rutledge Stadium. This will feature all 5A & 6A Marching Bands from Music Region 11. Admission is just $5.00. Please see below for more info on the upcoming performances.

UIL Region 11 Marching Band Contest
October 21, 2017
Rutledge Stadium

Performance times for our schools:
11 a.m. - Veterans Memorial HS

4 p.m. - Wagner HS

6:30 p.m. - Judson HS