Sunday, 18 November 2012 06:19

On Saturday, November 17th, members of the Barren County Bands, grades 7-10 auditioned for the KMEA 3rd District Honors Bands.  All applicants were required to play 2 pieces of prepared music, demonstrate fundamentals, and sight read in a blind audition against students from 13 surrounding counties.  Monica O. Crowder (director of the BCMS Band) and Dr. Kip Crowder (director of the BCHS Band) are pleased to report the following results.

7th-8th grade KMEA 3rd District Band

Katherine Blakley – 1st chair Timpani

Julianne Stahl – 2nd chair Flute

Steven Birge - 3rd chair Tuba

Amber Anderson – 5th chair Alto Saxophone

Brooklyn Gray – 5th chair Trumpet

Meridith Woodcock – 7th chair Trombone

Sarah Lawson – 1st alternate Mallets

Tyler Aument – 2nd alternate Mallets

Kylee Pipgrass – 2nd alternate Oboe

Micah Morgan – 2nd alternate Snare Drum


9th-10th grade KIMEA 3rd District Band


Josh Doyle – 1st chair Baritone Saxophone

Leah Willis – 1st chair French Horn

Daniel Fletcher – 1st chair Auxiliary Percussion

David Lancaster – 2nd chair Snare Drum

Carol Devine – 2nd chair Tenor Saxophone

Lane Myers – 2nd chair Trumpet

Chris Blakley – 3rd chair Mallets

Shelby Caudel – 4th chair Flute

Deborah Lee Wright – 4th chair French Horn

Holley Geary – 5th chair Trombone

Hannah Wright – 6th chair Trombone

Jacqueline Fauber – 6th chair Flute

Emma Doyle – 6th chair Clarinet

Matthew McCulley – 7th chair Flute

Heaven Wells 7th chair Trumpet

Marilyn Hampton – 8th chair French Horn

Joanna Dee Stahl – 11th chair Clarinet

Madison Blackford – 2nd alternate Trombone


Including the five alternates, Barren County had 28 students named to the 2013 all district bands during this round of auditions.  When considering members of the 11-12 band, who auditioned on November 10th, Barren County Public Schools had the following results:


38 students placed in the 3rd All-District Bands with 7 alternates; for a total of 45!


Congratulations to these students and thank you to all who auditioned!


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