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Celebrating the Students Selected for 2019 All Shore Band

Wicomico County Middle and High School Band Students Selected for All Shore Junior and Senior Bands, All State Senior Band, All-Eastern Honors Orchestra

 

Congratulations to the outstanding band members from Wicomico County Public Schools who have been selected by audition to participate in 2019 All Shore Senior and Junior Bands. The performances will take place in the Queen Anne’s County High School Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 6 after two days of All Shore Band rehearsals.

Middle and high school band students from throughout the Eastern Shore auditioned for All Shore Band on Jan. 26, and 54 Wicomico students were chosen for the 2018 Junior and Senior All Shore Band ensembles. Eleven of the 54 students achieved the distinction of being 1st chair for their instrument.

Three students, Bennett Middle’s Ellie Long, Briana Truitt and Mary Hsia, will be part of both All Shore Band and All Shore Orchestra.

Two band students from Wicomico County Public Schools were also selected by audition to participate the weekend of Feb. 3 in the prestigious All State Senior Band at Morgan State University: Mitchell Adams and Hunter Wirt. Mitchell was also selected as 1st chair trombone for the All Shore Senior Band. Hunter, who plays percussion, was also selected to be part of the prestigious 2019 National Association for Music Educators All-Eastern Honors Orchestra the weekend of April 7 in Pittsburgh, He is a three-time All State Band honoree. In addition to being active band members at Mardela Middle and High School, both musicians are second-year students in the Wicomico County Visual and Performing Arts Program.

The achievements of all these band students highlight the high level of music education in Wicomico County Public Schools. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Donna C. Hanlin and the Board of Education are very proud that Wicomico County Public Schools has been named one of the Best Communities for Music Education in the NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Foundation Survey. Wicomico has earned this honor nine of the past 12 years due to its excellent music educators and music instruction programs, including band.

Congratulations to all of these great musicians!

 

All Shore Senior Band

 

James M. Bennett High:

 

Flute: Laura Adams, Hannah Burchard, Hannah Kim

Alto Saxophone: Noah Hornstein, David Choi

Trumpet: Logan Beebe, Elliana Miller, Landon Stauffer, Trinity Weaver

French Horn: Simon Lewis

Trombone: Tyler Williams, Ben Canada

Baritone: Alex DeOliveira

Tuba: Matt Selser

Snare: Seth Morris (1st chair), Michael Avanessian   

 

Mardela High:

 

Flute: Morgan McGee

Clarinet: Tianna Staten

Bass Clarinet: Olivia Waters

Tenor Saxophone: Matthew Guy

French Horn: Alyssa Boltz (1st chair)

Trombone: Mitchell Adams (1st chair). Mitchell was also selected for All State Senior Band.

Snare: Malik Allen

Timpani: Gary Hoehler (1st chair)

Mallets: Madison Horner (1st chair)                                      

 

Parkside High:

 

Flute: Sunny Baek, Kamerin Hull

Clarinet: Emily Lynch (1st chair), Gracie Perry. Kailey Thamert

Trumpet: Brandon Williams

French Horn: Lillian Dasher, Leanna Morris, Maggie Harkins

Snare: Evan Lombardo                                  

 

Wicomico High:

 

Tuba: Daniel Davis (1st chair)

 

 

 

All Shore Junior Band

 

Bennett Middle:

 

Flute: Carriona Goode

Clarinet: Kiley DiCintio, Daphne Min

Alto Sax: Ellie Long (1st chair). Ellie is also a member of All Shore Orchestra, for Violin 1.

Trumpet: Kara Lewis (1st chair), Emily White

French Horn: Briana Truitt (1st chair), Mary Hsia. Briana (violin 2) and Mary (cello) are also in All Shore Orchestra.

Tuba: Cameron Tull   

 

Pittsville Middle:

 

Flute: Chloe Dasher (1st chair), Hannah Richardson

Tuba: Grant Rowbottom

Snare: Jonathan Lombardo    

 

Salisbury Middle:

 

Flute: Emily Okerblom, Rachel Song, Chloe Cha

Alto Sax: Nathan Jho

Trombone: Blair Price