Sunday, January 13, 2013

All-District Honor Band

Congratulations to the 15 CATA band students who accepted the challenge of preparing and auditioning for the 2013 South Central District Honor Band!  The results are in and we are proud to announce that the following CATA band students have earned a place in the 2013 SCDBA Honor Band:

*Michael J - 2nd Chair Bassoon
*Makenna H - 2nd Chair Alto Saxophone
*Kyle J - 1st Chair Trumpet
Jake D - 4th Chair Baritone

These students will attend the SCDBA honor band clinic on Friday, January 25 and Saturday, January 26 in Hickory, NC under the direction of composer Brian Balmages and perform a free concert for the public at the culmination of the clinic.

Students marked with a * placed high enough in their section to qualify for the North Carolina All State Honor Band auditions later this spring.

The following students made FIRST ALTERNATE in their sections and will attend the honor band clinic if another student in their section cannot attend for any reason:

Bryan F - Clarinet
Chris V - French Horn

Hats off to these Cougar musicians!  We are SO proud of you!!!