The final round of all state band auditions was held on Saturday January 6 at Houston County High School in Warner Robins, GA.
Congratulations to the following 13 Raider Band members who have been selected to the 2018 All State Band: Ayoub Abubaker (Clarinet), Brent Chen (Tenor Sax), Daniel Cho (Clarinet), Olivia Colburn (Flute), Ben Failor (Trumpet), Ethan Metcalf (Clarinet), Ian Schwalbe (Trombone), Michael Tang (Clarinet), Cole Tinsley (Trombone second alternate), David Wahl (Trombone), Patrick Wahl (trumpet), Allison Wang (Flute), and Arthur Yu (Trumpet). We are so very proud of each of you!
The complete list of chair placements for all ensembles can be viewed or downloaded by clicking on the appropriate ensemble:
9-10 All State Band / 11-12 All State Band Alternates are not listed here.
The actual All State Band event is March 1-3, 2018, beginning that Thursday afternoon (plan to be in Athens by 5pm). The first rehearsal will be Thursday evening March 1, 2018 time TBA.
You will need hotel for Thursday and Friday nights; the performances are Saturday all day. As mentioned at the beginning of the year, YOU MUST BE CHAPERONED BY YOUR PARENTS AND SECURE YOUR OWN HOTEL SPACE. If you have been selected it is highly suggested that your parents (if they have not already done so) secure hotel space NOW - do not wait until next week. A list of Athens hotels can be found HERE.