Monday, 12 November 2012 04:46

On Saturday, November 10th, 20 members of the Barren County High School Band traveled to Warren East High School to audition for the 2013 Kentucky Music Educators Association 3rd District 11-12th grade Honor Band.  Band members from over 20 high schools in the region were in attendance at this event.  Students were required to perform a prepared etude as well as sight read for a panel of judges on their respective instrument.  Dr. Kip Crowder and Monica O. Crowder, BCHS Band Directors, are pleased to announce the following results:

Amberleigh Slinker – 1st chair Clarinet

Rebekah Thompson – 2nd chair Bass Clarinet (also placed 5th chair on Clarinet)

Rebekah Lancaster – 2nd chair Alto Saxophone

Justus Meek – 1st chair Baritone Saxophone

Brett Willis – 1st chair Bassoon

Kyle Fox – 4th chair Trumpet

Braxton Browning  - 7th chair Trumpet

Aubrey Tedder – 11th chair Trumpet

Kelsi Kerney – 4th chair Euphonium

Emilee Christian – 2nd chair Tuba

Dylan Montgomery – 5th chair Tuba

Jesse Carver – 1st chair Mallets

Cameron Read – 2nd chair Snare

John McGhee – 2nd chair Auxiliary Percussion

Cole Beaudrie – 1st chair Timpani

Matthew Ervin – 1st Alternate Percussion

Yan Garza – 1st Alternate Mallets

Barren County had the most students place in the band.  Congratulations to these 17 students!


Also on Saturday  Glasgow High School, had 16 students score well in  the 11/12th grade  All-District Band and First Round All-State Band Results.  Band director Corey Bonds is pleased with the results:

Kayla Hall--2nd Chair Flute, Recommended for 2nd Round

Kiera Mayes--8th Chair Flute, Recommended for 2nd Round

Ashleigh McBride--2nd Chair Oboe, Recommended for 2nd Round

Chase Stewart--2nd Chair Bassoon, Recommended for 2nd Round

Jalasia Tobin--1st Alternate Bassoon

Trevor Edwards--3rd Chair Clarinet, Recommended for 2nd Round

Katelyn Rushing--10th Chair Clarinet

Jessica McCorkle--11th Chair Clarinet

Kaitlyn Hale--2nd Alternate Bass Clarinet

Sydney Norman--1st Chair Alto Saxophone, Recommended for 2nd Round

Evan Bartley--Recommended for 2nd Round

Griffin Botts--1st Chair Horn, Recommended for 2nd Round

Aaron Cambron--4th Chair Horn, Recommended for 2nd Round

John Shadowen--4th Chair Trombone, Recommended for 2nd Round

Taylor Workman--Recommended for 2nd Round

Simon McBride--Recommended for 2nd Round


Those students receiving a recommendation for the 2nd round will be moving on to

Elizabethtown in another month to compete against over 1,000 students from across

the state of Kentucky for a chance to perform with the best of the best.

The Scottie Band will have another round of Auditions this next weekend for students

in 7th Grade through 10th Grade. Those results and overall totals will come after

the completion of those auditions.





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