Congratulations to the Reed and Byrd Middle School Symphonic I bands. Both are being recognized as Commended Winners in the national 2019 Mark of Excellence contest.
This year, 320 musical ensembles from 38 states entered the competition.
The winners will be recognized in publications and at regional and national conventions. All of the groups will receive trophies, comments from the adjudicators and a compilation recording of the National Winners.
In addition to this prestigious honor, the Byrd Symphonic I band advanced to the State Level in the 2019 Texas Music Educators Association Honor Band Competition.
Reed Middle School Symphonic I Band placed third in the 2019 Texas Music Educators Association Honor Band Area Competition.
The Reed Middle School Band is under the direction of Michelle Hanegan, Joshua Weisbrod-Torres, and Paula Tagalos.
The Byrd Middle School Band is under the direction of Russell Porter, Lorna Quintanar and Michelle Casso.