Middle School Jazz All Region Success

Posted by PISD Communications on 2/5/2019

Jazz students 1 The Reynolds and Rogers Jazz Band students competed in the inaugural Region 24jazz students 2 Middle School All-Region Jazz Contest on January 24th. Our students competed against 24 middle schools throughout Prosper, Frisco, Little Elm and Plano. There were hundreds of students that participated in the audition and our Reynolds and Rogers students earned 11 spots of only 40 total students selected from the Region. These outstanding musicians were placed in one of the two All-Region Jazz Bands and performed in a clinic and concert on Saturday, January 26th.

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Alexander Stojanovski – 1st chair overall Alto Saxophone (Lead Alto in Jazz Band 1)

Landon Vang – 3rd chair Alto Saxophone (Lead (1st) Alto in Jazz Band 2)

Joseph Kelly – 2nd chair Trumpet (2nd Trumpet in Jazz Band 1)

Cameron Stulting-Flores – 3rd chair Trumpet (3rd Trumpet in Jazz Band 1)

More jazz students Bella Cloud – 8th chair Trumpet (4th Trumpet in Jazz Band 2)

John Paul Leonard – 3rd chair Trombone (3rd Trombone in Jazz Band 1)

Kendall Coleman – 6th chair Trombone (Lead (1st) Trombone in Jazz Band 2)

Eva Colaruotolo – 3rd chair Drum Set (1st Drum Set in Jazz Band 2)

Devin Pham - Tenor Sax- 1st Chair Overall, 1st Chair Jazz Band 1

Griffin Westwick - Trumpet- 10th Chair Overall, 5th Chair Jazz Band 2

Rafael Benavides - Trombone-9th Chair Overall, 4th Chair Jazz Band 2

Alternates: McKenna Nuzzi-Tenor Sax, Tyler Seibert-Bass Guitar, Jake Kinchen-Drums, Isaiah Odierno-Trumpet