Twenty-five Granbury High School band members were selected for the All-Region Band during recent tryouts.
The tryouts for the Texas Music Educators Association’s Region 30 featured hundreds of students from schools around Fort Worth mostly in Ellis, Johnson, Hood, Parker, Palo Pinto, Somervell, and Tarrant counties.
Leading the contingent are nine students who are advancing to the area round for an opportunity to join one of the All-State ensembles. They are: Megan Bednarz, oboe; Lauren Boleng, flute; Melanie Boleng, Bb clarinet; Ian Cone, French horn; Mikayla Hamilton, Bb clarinet; Alex Inbody, Eb clarinet; Mallory Irish, flute; Bethany Pavelick, bassoon; Leslie Price, alto clarinet. Those tryouts will be January 13, 2018, at Coppell High School.
Those receiving first chair honors were Megan Bednarz, Ian Cone, Alex Inbody, Leslie Price, and Bethany Pavelick.
Qualifying for the high school region band were:
Class 6A Symphonic Band: Lauren Boleng, flute; Ian Cone, French horn (first chair); Leslie Price, alto clarinet (first chair)