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Wicomico County Middle and High School Band Students Selected for All Shore Junior and Senior Bands

Congratulations to the outstanding band members from Wicomico County Public Schools who have been selected by audition to participate in 2020 All Shore Senior and Junior Bands. The performances will take place in the Queen Anne’s County High School Auditorium at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, April 4 after two days of rehearsals. Tickets will be available at the door.

Middle and high school band students from throughout the Eastern Shore auditioned for All Shore Band on Jan. 25, and 61 Wicomico students were chosen for the 2020 Junior and Senior All Shore Band ensembles. Seven of the 61 students achieved the distinction of being 1st chair for their instrument, including one Parkside student who is 1st Chair on two different instruments.

One band student, freshman Kara Lewis from James M. Bennett High, was also selected by audition to participate in the prestigious All State Junior Band March 12-14 in Baltimore. The concert will take place at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 14 in the Carl J. Murphy Fine Arts Center at Morgan State University.

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 10 of the past 13 years due to its excellent music educators and music instruction programs, including band.

Congratulations to all these great musicians!


All Shore Senior Band


James M. Bennett High:

Flute: Hannah Kim

Clarinet: Abbey Loar

Alto Saxophone: Ellie Long (1st Chair), Noah Hornstein, David Choi

Trumpet: Logan Beebe, Kara Lewis (All State Junior Band), Elliana Miller, Landon Stauffer

French Horn: Simon Lewis

Trombone: Ben Canada (1st Chair), Ryan Selser, Stephen Shockley

Baritone: Yamna Essahki

Tuba: Jordan Price

Snare: Seth Morris (1st chair)

Mallets: Jenny Chen (1st Chair)         


Mardela High:

Clarinet: Tianna Staten

Bass Clarinet: Olivia Waters

Tenor Saxophone: Matthew Guy

French Horn: Alyssa Boltz

Trombone: Luke Murphy                              


Parkside High:

Flute: Sara Sadjadi (1st Chair), Grace Davis, Kamerin Hull, Sunny Baek

Clarinet: Kailey Thamert, Megan Cropper, Kiley DiCintio, Daphne Min

Bass Clarinet: Shawn Goldman

Tenor Saxophone: Cole Bosley

Trumpet: Brandon Williams

French Horn: Lillian Dasher, Leanna Morris, Maggie Harkins

Baritone: Grant Rowbottom

Snare: Shawn Goldman, Dylan Gore

Timpani: Jonathan West (1st Chair)

Piano: Sara Sadjadi (1st Chair)                      


Wicomico High:

Tuba: Daniel Davis (1st chair), Gage Sabater



All Shore Junior Band


Bennett Middle:

Flute: Olivia Emge, Nneka Chigbu

Clarinet: Emma Bailey, Emma Welch

Bass Clarinet: Teniya Williams

Tenor Saxophone: Donovan Valenzuela-Munoz

French Horn: Briana Truitt

Snare: Evan Horsey, Sophia Overholt


Mardela Middle:

Alto Saxophone: Madelyn White


Pittsville Middle:

Flute: Kayla Knoll, Catherine Calloway

Clarinet: Arynthea Carey

Trombone: Logan Jones


Salisbury Middle:

Flute: Rachel Song, Chloe Cha

Alto Saxophone: Nathan Jho


Wicomico Middle:

Flute: Melissa Bell