Seven RHS musicians earn all-region honors
Seven members of Rockdale High School’s Big Blue Band made the Association of Texas Small School Bands (ATSSB) all-region bands during tryouts on Dec. 10. Two members have qualified for the all-area band as well.
Ariel Buentello and Melinda Perez will audition for the ATSSB all-state band on Jan. 7. Buentello was named third chair bass clarinett and Perez fourth chair french horn for the all-region symphonic band.
The all-region tryouts were held at Smithville High School.
Those qualifying for the allregion concert band were:
Melanie Ibarra— 2nd chair, clarinet
Emily Wagner—17th chair clarinet
Jerry Vargas—3rd chair trombone
Autumn Davenport—7th chair, french horn