Viking band students earn top honors


Viking band students participated in the region 8 band contest in December. The following students earned top honors

Wind Ensemble-
Rachel Whitmer, Flute (4th chair overall)
Addie Henry, Clarinet (4th chair overall)
Kimberly Bosquez, Alto Clarinet (1st chair overall)
James Mosqueda, Trumpet (2nd chair overall)
Samuel Chagoya, Trombone (4th chair overall)
Thomas Gusewelle, Euphonium (1st chair overall)

Symphonic Band-
Devon Merritt, Clarinet (11th chair overall)
Martha Vilas, French Horn (7th chair overall)
Hayley Sisco, Trombone (7th ch
air overall)

Concert Band-
Valeria Arriaga, Clarinet (22nd chair overall)
Kendall Callen, Bassoon (5th chair overall)
Arin Weedon, Trumpet (18th chair overall)
Frances Hirschler, Trumpet (19th chair overall)
Adrian Sanchez, Euphonium (8th chair overall)

In addition the following students advanced to Area and will be auditioning for the TMEA All State Band on January 11, 2014 at Rudder HS:

Rachel Whitmer, Flute
Addie Henry, Flute
Devon Merritt, Clarinet
Kimberly Bosquez, Alto Clarinet
Kendall Callen, Bassoon
James Mosqueda, Trumpet
Martha Vilas, French Horn
Samuel Chagoya, Trombone
Hayley Sisco, Trombone
Thomas Gusewelle, Euphonium