BSJHS musicians rock All-Region

BSJH band attended All Region tryouts at Abilene Wylie Middle School on Nov. 4. Out of 58 students that tried out, 39 made it to All Region. Midland Christian, Abilene Wylie, Brooks Middle School of Greenwood, Fort Stockton Middle School, Sweetwater Middle School, and Andrews Middle School were also in attendance. Madeline Slack (7th grader) got 1st chair in flute for the middle school 4A honor band coming in ahead of all 7th and 8th graders in the region. 5 other flute players made it to all region. 1st chair in clarinet was Vanessa Viasana (8th), with 9 other clarinet players making it to all region. Bass clarinet player Chloe Paredez (8th) made 1st chair, with 1 other bass clarinet player making it to All Region. 5 saxophone players made it to all region. Ismael Castillo (7th) got 1st chair in cornet, with 5 other cornet players making it All Region. 2 french horns players and 7 trombone players made it to tryouts as well, Sean Tan (8th) making first chair trombone. 2 tubas and 4 percussionists also made it to All Region tryouts.