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Seven RHS musicians earn all-region honors


RHS band members earning spots on all-region band include (front row, l-r) Autumn Davenport, Melinda Perez, Melanie Ibarra, Emily Wagner, (back) Jerry Vargas, Ariel Buentello, Agustin Castillo. 
Reporter/Marie Bakken RHS band members earning spots on all-region band include (front row, l-r) Autumn Davenport, Melinda Perez, Melanie Ibarra, Emily Wagner, (back) Jerry Vargas, Ariel Buentello, Agustin Castillo. Reporter/Marie Bakken 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

Agustin Castillo—2nd chair, bass clarinet


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