Students from the Bryant High School band competed in the Region V ASBOA auditions at Harmony Grove High School on Saturday, Jan. 10.
Fifty talented BHS musicians earned a spot in one of the Region bands. These students competed against other school band programs in the Region, such as Benton, Sheridan, Stuttgart, Watson Chapel, Pine Bluff, Harmony Grove, and Bauxite.
A clinic and concert was held the weekend of Jan. 23-24 at the Benton High School auditorium with guest clinicians conducting the bands.
Of those 50 Bryant students, 30 became eligible to compete at the State level this Saturday, Feb. 7. State auditions will be held at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville.
Those that competed in Regionals included:[more]
Flute: Callie Smith, Alexa Eddy, Grace Thomas, Emily Terry, Hannah Hunter
Oboe: Desiree Mundell
Bassoon: Amelia Humphrey
Clarinet: Regan Higgins, Jessica Trigleth, Olivia Patterson, Ashton Williams, Kate Patrick
Sarah Wood, Tori Weaver, Marissa Thornberry, Chancie Cormier, LeAron Newsom
Alto clarinet: Diana Beirne
Bass clairinet: Amanda Coppock, Kayla Trantham
Contra clarinet: Michelle Huitt
Alto sax: Bailey Goree
Bair sax: Thomas Fleming
Tenor sax: Jeanetta Bean
Trumpet: Michael Hoover, Matt Johnson, Alex Ford
French horn: Shannon Fiser, Kara Cravens, Derek Tennison, Kristyn Baker
Trombone: Thomas Fletcher, Aaron Rice
Bass trombone: Evan Thomas
Euphonium: Kaitlin Roll, Shelby Higgins, James Lowe
Tuba: Kaleb Nielsen, Parker Steele
Cleburne Rushing, Andrew Vaughan, Brian Morris, AJ Hightower
Percussion: Tyler Broadhurst
Craig Wynn, Jacob Hefner, Brandon Eidson, Kayla Henderson, Justin Evatt, Thomas Goss