Congratulations to five of our Clear Brook Band students on their successful performances at Area Band auditions earlier today! Here’s how they finished:
Jessica Hawkins, Piccolo - 2nd overall
Alyssa Estrella, Clarinet - 1st overall
Andrew Ku, Bass Clarinet - 7th overall
Abel Lostaunau, French Horn - 10th overall
Richard Stokley, Tuba - 6th overall
With her 1st chair placement, Alyssa Estrella also advanced to All-State!!! She will audition again in San Antonio in mid-February for placement into one of the premier All-State Band or Orchestra Ensembles! This is her 3rd year to advance to All-State. Congrats Alyssa!!
In case you missed it! Here are the performances from the Winter Concert on Thursday night.
Wind Ensemble: https://youtu.be/L4HDy2jmzoc
Symphonic Band: https://youtu.be/E5HnQhihcNY
Concert Band: https://youtu.be/-YbS8Fp-474
Thank you to Mr. Presley for recording the concert and putting these videos together!
Thank you to Clear Brook Band alumni Adam Walker and Zachary Williams for presenting information today about the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets to our band students!
The annual Brook Band Winter Concert is here! All three performing bands (Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Wind Ensemble) will be performing tonight in the CBHS auditorium. Admission is free and the concert starts at 7pm. We hope to see you there!
Also, if you ordered a "Dracula" show poster at the Fall Dinner, they will be available tonight for pickup. If you would still like to order one you can do that too! (see the attached image)
Brook Band spirit items will also be fore sale!
Thank you for your continued support!
Congratulations to the students who auditioned at Phase 2 Region Auditions today!!
Thomas Sommer, Euphonium - 3rd overall (1st chair Wind Symphony)
Ethan Rodriguez, Euphonium - 5th overall (2nd chair Wind Symphony)
Carson Breaux, Alto Sax - 15th overall (1st chair District Band)
Alyssa Estrella, Clarinet - 1st overall (1st chair Wind Ensemble) *advanced to Area
Sarah Bertram, Clarinet - 13th overall (2nd chair Wind Symphony)
Katy Pyle, Clarinet - 25th overall (8th chair Wind Symphony)
Fizza Dhanani, Clarinet - 31st overall (11th chair Wind Symphony)
Jeff Wilson, Trombone - 8th overall (1st chair Symphonic Winds)
Kaleb Halata, Trombone - 20th overall (7th chair Symphonic Winds)
Matthew McIntyre, Trombone - 21st overall (1st chair District Band)
Elise Durant, Flute - 8th overall (1st chair Symphonic Winds)
Amberle Heuiser, Flute - 10th overall (2nd chair Symphonic Winds)
Kristina Priotto, Flute - 15th overall (5th chair Wind Symphony)
Dinithi Jayasinghe, Flute - 21st overall (8th chair Wind Symphony)
Christa Westheimer, Flute - 23rd overall (9th chair Wind Symphony)
Abel Lostaunau, French Horn - 5th overall (5th chair Wind Ensemble) *advanced to Area
Clayton Stout, French Horn - 26th overall (2nd chair District Band)
Ryan Brasseaux, Trumpet - 22nd overall (7th chair Symphonic Winds)
Raiyan Hamilton, Trumpet - 30th overall (2nd chair District Band)
Congratulations to all 76 students who auditioned at Alvin HS on Friday and Saturday for Region Band!!
Please congratulate the following students on advancing into one of the three ensembles:
Jessica Hawkins, Piccolo – 1st overall (1st chair Wind Ens.) *adv. to Area
Mariana Middents, Bassoon – 11th overall (4th chair Wind Symphony)
Olivia D’Anna, Bassoon – 12th overall (1st chair District Band)
Andrew Ku, Bass Clarinet – 2nd overall (2nd chair Wind Ens.) *adv. to Area
Jacob Strickland, Bass Clarinet – 9th overall (4th chair Wind Symphony)
Richard Stokley, Tuba – 2nd overall (2nd chair Wind Ens.) *adv. to Area
Caiden Campbell, Tuba – 12th overall (4th chair Symphony Winds)
David Pugh, Percussion – 12th overall (3rd chair Symphony Winds)
Thomas Ku, Percussion – 16th overall (5th chair Symphony Winds)
Claire Romero, Percussion – 22nd overall (8th chair Symphony Winds)
Cormac Cupples, Percussion – 26th overall (4th chair District Band)
And the students below will audition again on Monday night in Phase 2 of the audition process - wish them luck!!
Amberle Heuiser, Flute – 3rd overall
Elise Durrant, Flute – 9th overall
Kristina Priotto, Flute – 12th overall
Dinithi Jayasinghe, Flute – 20th overall
Christa Westheimer, Flute – 22nd overall
Alyssa Estrella, Clarinet – 1st overall
Sarah Bertram, Clarinet – 8th overall
Fizza Dhanani, Clarinet – 25th overall
Katy Pyle, Clarinet – 30th overall
Carson Breaux, Alto Sax – 19th overall
Raiyan Hamilton, Trumpet – 29th overall
Ryan Brasseaux, Trumpet – 34th overall
Abel Lostaunau, French Horn – 3rd overall
Clayton Stout, French Horn – 16th overall
Jeff Wilson, Trombone – 12th overall
Kaleb Halata, Trombone – 23rd overall
Matthew McIntyre, Trombone – 27th overall
Thomas Sommer, Euphonium – 4th overall
Ethan Rodriguez, Euphonium – 13th overall
Winter Guard season is officially here! The seventeen ladies in the Clear Brook JV Winter Guard are starting to piece together their 2018 contest show, “Arrasando” - this show is going to be hot! 🔥🔥🔥
Barnes & Noble Bookfair tonight 6-8pm!!
Congratulations to the following freshman on placing into the 9th Grade Region Band!
Alex Biekert, 9th Chair Clarinet
Lucy Whitlock, 14th Chair Clarinet
Andrew Ku, 3rd Chair Bass Clarinet
Nadia Higgins, 9th Chair Trumpet
Clayton Stout, 7th Chair French Horn
Pritam Valluri, 9th Chair French Horn
Kaleb Halata, 3rd Chair Trombone
Many other students were very close to placing into the Region Band, congratulations to everyone who participated!
Congratulations to Jessica Hawkins, Alyssa Estella, Abel Lostaunau, and Richard Stokley on their performance tonight with the Region Orchestra!! Way to represent the Brook Band!