2013/2014 Band Information

TV Needed

The band is in need of a 46″ flat screen TV to use in the office for studying marching band videos. If you have one to donate, please see Mr. Dick.

 

All-State Band

State Band

Friendswood High School Band had 32 students participate in the TMEA Area F All-State Band auditions at Seven Lakes High School. Friendswood had 17 students make the All-State Band.

Earning 4A All-State Band Honors were:
Mia Purdom, Sophomore, Flute – 2 year All-Stater
Cameron Roberts, Junior, Oboe
Selina Vickery, Sophomore, Clarinet – 2 year All-Stater
Sean Jankowski, Junior, Clarinet
Michael Hsu, Senior, Clarinet
Andrew Morgan, Freshman, Bass Clarinet
Jack Kenny, Senior, Alto Sax
David Bordelon, Senior, Tenor Sax, 2 year All-Stater
Megan Wade, Sophomore, Trumpet – 2 year All-Stater
Jillian Bizzaro, Junior, Horn
Victor Liaw, Sophomore, Horn
Kevin Lu, Sophomore, Euphonium – 2 year All-Stater

Earning 5A All-State Band Honors were:
Julia Lu, Junior, Flute – 2 year All-Stater
Chris Chao, Junior, Clarinet – 3 year All-Stater
Shellie Anderson, Senior, Bass Clarinet, 2 year All-Stater
Adrian Falco, Junior, Alto Sax – 2 year All-Stater
Aubrey Chalene, Junior, Horn

Earning 1st Alternate to State were:
Kylie Hansen, Junior, 5A Bassoon
Jillian Strickland, Senior, 4A Bassoon
Tyler Bandini, Sophomore, 4A Trumpet

The All-State Band students will perform with the All-State Band at the Texas Music Educators Association annual Convention, Feb. 12-15, in San Antonio.

Region Band

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Earning All-District Honors were: Brenan Region, Neha Narayan, Karen Wade, Grace Cruse on Flute; Julia Robinson on Oboe; Fatima Ovais, Steffi Liaw on Bassoon; Alex Garza, Emma Brackett on Clarinet; Adrian Rodriguez, Taylor Stump on Trumpet; Ashley Taylor, Scott Smith on Horn; Daniel Dinh on Trombone; Melinda Russell on Euphonium; Max Conrad on Percussion.

Earning All-District/All-Region Honors were: Andrea Palmer, Marissa Burge on Piccolo; Claire Zenhentner on Flute; Emily Jones on Eb Clarinet; Hannah Schroeder, Brenda Garza on Clarinet; Devon Carter on Bass Clarinet; Kristen Ryan on Contra Clarinet: Sarah Palmer on Bassoon; Mitchell Hsu, Aditya Mohile on Alto Sax; Daniel Isaac on Tenor Sax; Austin de la Rua on Trumpet; Brooks Pettit on Bass Trombone; Jessica Shirey on Euphonium; Sam Greenwood on Tuba; Collin Rountreek Pahno Georgeton, Chris Neagu on Percussion.

Earning All-District/All-Region/All-Area Honors and trying out for the All-State Band in January: Julia Lu, Mia Purdom, Jenna Hetsko on Flute; Cameron Roberts, Julia Robinson on Oboe; Stephanie Carlin on English Horn; Chris Chao, Michael Hsu, Selina Vickery, Sean Jankowski on Clarinet; Andrew Morgan, Shellie Anderson, Jonathan Snowden on Bass Clarinet; Kylie Hansen, Jillian Strickland on Bassoon; Adrian Falco, Jack Hekkey on Alto Sax; David Bordelon on Tenor Sax; Megan Wade, Mike Mayer, Tyler Bandini on Trumpet; Aubrey Chalene, Natalie Merino, Daniel Bradley, Jillian Bizarro, Victor Liaw, Gabi Rodriguez on Horn; James Antal on Trombone; Bryan Fowler on Bass Trombone; Kevin Lu, Abby Mapp on Euphonium; Kyle Beaman on Tuba; and Dalton Bui on Percussion.

Earning 1st chair in the Region were Cameron Roberts on Oboe; Andrew Morgan on Bass Clarinet; Kylie Hansen on Bassoon; Adrian Falco on Alto Sax; David Bordelon on Tenor Sax; Aubrey Chalene on Horn.

The Region Band will perform on January 18.

Region Orchestra

Congratulations to the following students for making Region Orchestra. 

SONY DSCDaniel Bradley, Stephanie Carlin, Aubrey Chalene, Kylie Hansen, Julia Lu, Natalie Merino, Cameron Roberts, Jonathan Snowden, and Selina Vickery. Congratulations to these outstanding musicians!

State Marching Contest

Congratulations to the Mighty Mustang Band on placing 5th in the UIL State Marching Band Contest!!!

Dickinson Marching Festival Champions 2013

The FHS Band won the Gator Marching Festival for the 2nd year in a row. We earned the Outstanding Visual and General Effect awards. Congratulations to the kids for a great job!

Lone Star Preview Champions 2013

FHS Mighty Mustang Band has been named Champion of the Lone Star Preview for the second year in a row! In Class 4A, the band was 1st and had a clean sweep in the caption awards: Outstanding Music Performance, Outstanding Visual Performance, Outstanding Color Guard, Outstanding Percussion, and Outstanding General Effect! When mixed in with all the 5A’s, the band was 1st place overall and was Outstanding in Music Performance and General Effect!

Galena Park Marching Festival

Congratulations to the FHS Mighty Mustang Band for their exemplary accomplishments at the Galena Park Marching Festival.

The Band won 1st place in class 4A, best percussion overall, and best color guard overall.

 

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The technical difficulties with the Remind 101 app have been resolved.

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Band News……Week of August 26th