RJH sixth grade band earns ‘best in class’
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:
Ben Blanchard, Hector Buentello, Blake
King, Braxton Moore, Lily Schweitzer
Clarinet Brian Blanchard, Morgan Hearn, Katherine
Taylor, Kayla Savelli, Tara Garcia, Annie
Hasselbach, Samantha Molina,
Sierra Gereszek, Leena Robbins, Jessie
Sorenson, Erin Blanchard, Kaylee Maloy,
Mia Arnold, Mary Willis
Mallet & Snare Ashley Barcuch, Alex Mendoza, Jenifer
Minor, Jared Skrhak, Michael Zapata
Trombone Jeremiah Bedwell, Brett Brockenbush,
Zachary Montelongo, Diana Ruiz,
Daniel Banda, Xavian Ellison, Aaron
Rutledge, Brad Young
Javonte Crawford, Trace Phillips,