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October 9, 2013

Tina Veal-Gooch
Director of Public Relations
903.794.3651 ext. 1013

Texas High School Band Students Take Half the Field for TMEA All-Region Jazz Band

Texarkana, TX – Texas High School Band students earned one half of the available seats in the Texas Music Educators Association Region IV All-Region Jazz Band. Auditions were held September 24 in Mt. Pleasant, TX.

Under the direction of Jay Sutton and Arnie Lawson, THS students earning regional placement were: Jillian Chandler – 1st Chair Baritone Saxophone; Selwin George – 1st Chair Alto Saxophone; Brandon Head – 4th Chair Trumpet; Ryan Head – 2nd Chair Trombone; Drake Hudspeth – 1st Chair Tenor Saxophone; Brionna Kegley – 1st Chair Alternate Alto Saxophone; Raven Morris – 1st Chair Trombone; John Reddell – 3rd Chair Trumpet; Alexis Savage – 1st Chair Alternate Tenor Saxophone; Sean Taylor – 2nd Chair Drums;

Selwin George, Ryan Head, Raven Morris, John Reddell and Sean Taylor will move forward to the All-State Jazz Band competition.

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