Hart, West Ranch and Valencia High represented in honor band.
A number of Hart
District music students will be among the top student musicians from across the
state performing in honor bands which will perform for the California Band
Directors Association (CBDA) and California Association for Music Education
(CAME) conventions this month and March.
chosen by audition and represent the top instrumentalists from junior high and
high schools across California.
The High School
All-state Honor Band will perform in Fresno this month at the CBDA Convention. Local
students chosen for the honor include Andrew Arensman (French horn) and Ronny Sunnaa (euphonium)
from West Ranch High School; Cameron Bridston (trombone), Danica Cardey (soprano clarinet), Sean
Kiernan (soprano clarinet) and Cameron
West (French horn) from Hart High school; and
Enrique Chavez (tenor saxophone), Valencia High School.
selects a Junior High School Honor Band, which also will perform this month in Fresno. Hart District musicians chosen for the
junior high band include Ryan Ching (soprano clarinet), Sharanne Green (oboe)
and Jamie Kwon (flute) from Rancho Pico Junior High; Kenneth Eernisse
(euphonium) from Placerita Junior High; and Melissa Gramling (flute) and Danny
Kim (soprano clarinet) from Rio Norte Junior High.
CBDA is a
professional organization for school band instructors throughout the state. One
of the primary functions is hosting the California All-State Honor Bands. Once
a year auditions are held and students selected from all parts of this state to
put together some of the finest high school and junior high honor bands in the
nation. Conductors are chosen by
membership from around the world.
District students also have been chosen for the High School Honor Band which
will perform in Ontario next month at the CAME conference. They are Adon Biggs
(euphonium), Joyce Choi (flute) and Christy Zach (tuba) from West Ranch High School; and
Jennifer Chik (bass clarinet), Hart High School.