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Cain students named to All-District Honor Band

(ROCKWALL, TX — November 6, 2017) Students from all three Rockwall ISD middle schools recently competed for only a handful of spots in the elite ensemble. Students were required to play two major scales, their full chromatic scale, and two prepared etudes.

Congratulations to the following 20 Cain Middle School Band students who successfully auditioned and made the Rockwall ISD All-District Honor Band:

Desiree Velasquez, Flute; Cole Dougherty, Flute; Garrett Salowski, Clarinet; Elizabeth Beem, Clarinet; Emily Purser, Clarinet; Katy Maroney, Clarinet; Hunter Kirk, Alto Saxophone*; Adam Johnson, Alto Saxophone; Caleb Edney, Trumpet*; Kayla Shrewsberry, Trumpet; Trevor Stanford, Trumpet; Elizabeth Wade, Trumpet; Gavin Ramey, Euphonium*; Brett Strange, Euphonium; Habib Rahman, Euphonium; Ian Blackburn, Tuba*; Ethan Rodriguez, Tuba; Cayden McClenny, Tuba; Derek Baughman, Percussion; Landry Wycough, Percussion

* denotes first chair players

These students will join others from around the district and participate in the All-District Honor Band clinic and concert on Jan. 26 and 27 at the Rockwall High School Performing Arts Center with guest clinician Chris Peñeda from Richardson ISD. Bravo to all the students for working so hard and to  Trevor Ousey and Thomas Kramer for their commitment to the program, with the support of Rod Kosterman, Ben Sumrak, Leighann Buck, Jonathan Morsinkhoff, and the team of private lesson instructors for their help and support along the way.

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