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Piner Middle School Band Has Great All-Region Showing

Piner Middle School Band students competed in the All-Region Band competition on Monday, November 12 and represented with Bearcat Pride. The elite group of musicians, made up of performers from Denison, Allen, Wylie, Rockwall, McKinney, and Lovejoy, will now consist of 11 Piner band students.

More than 1000 students from districts within the region started the process, and only the top five percent received the honor of being selected. Piner Middle School Band students have prepared for the regional competition since August, and their hard work paid off with several members selected to the All-Region Band.

Piner Middle School All-Region Band Results

Piner Band
The Piner Middle School band will hold their winter concert on December 10, 2018, at Sherman High School. The band is under the direction of Annette Mitchell and Jordan Edmonson.

Overall Band Chair Selection
Omar Meza, Percussion, 4th chair overall
Talia Orellana, Flute, 7th chair overall

Symphonic Band
Amyah Hunter, Percussion, 2nd chair Symphonic Band
Cooper Morgan, Percussion, 4th chair Symphonic Band
Yunisha Shashankar, Alto Sax, 4th chair Symphonic Band
Yasmin Rivera, Flute, 9th chair Symphonic Band

Concert Band
Ben Barnet, Trombone, 1st chair Concert Band
Scott Shubert, Bassoon, 3rd chair Concert Band
Lydia Herman, Clarinet, 4th chair Concert Band
Laura Turbyfill, Horn, 4th chair Concert Band
Alexis Tataunay, Flute, 6th chair Concert Band

Ashton Cogburn, Trombone, alternate
Jailyn Baker, Euphonium, alternate
Kasen Debose, Tuba, alternate