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RJH sixth grade band earns ‘best in class’

All Rockdale soloists earn ‘superior’ ratings


Rockdale Junior High’s sixth grade band won “Best in Class” and straight Division I ratings in concert and sightreading performances during the Sealy Music Festival on Friday. Each sixth grade musician from RJH earned a Division I on their solo contest portion. Rockdale Junior High’s sixth grade band won “Best in Class” and straight Division I ratings in concert and sightreading performances during the Sealy Music Festival on Friday. Each sixth grade musician from RJH earned a Division I on their solo contest portion. SEALY–The Rockdale Junior High sixth grade band were named “Best in Class”, along with earning Division I ratings in both concert and sightreading during the Sealy Music Festival on Friday, according to assistant band director Lance Walker.

The “best in class” award means the group won the entire competition as best band.

Additionally the festival had a solo portion to the contest in which all the sixth grade students from RJH earned a Division I rating on their solos, Walker said.

Musicians earning first divisions in their solos included:

Alto Saxophone

Ben Blanchard, Hector Buentello, Blake

King, Braxton Moore, Lily Schweitzer

Baritone

Megan Perez

Bassoon

Esmeralda Salcedo

Clarinet Brian Blanchard, Morgan Hearn, Katherine

Taylor, Kayla Savelli, Tara Garcia, Annie

Hasselbach, Samantha Molina,

Abbi Moreland

Flute

Sierra Gereszek, Leena Robbins, Jessie

Sorenson, Erin Blanchard, Kaylee Maloy,

Samantha Pantaleon

French Horn

Mia Arnold, Mary Willis

Mallet & Snare Ashley Barcuch, Alex Mendoza, Jenifer

Minor, Jared Skrhak, Michael Zapata

Oboe

Jaycee Henderson

Trombone Jeremiah Bedwell, Brett Brockenbush,

Zachary Montelongo, Diana Ruiz,

Dalton Smith

Trumpet

Daniel Banda, Xavian Ellison, Aaron

Rutledge, Brad Young

Tuba

Javonte Crawford, Trace Phillips,

Quentin White


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