A Big Congratulations to the J.L. Matthey Region Honor Band students!

1_mattheyOn Saturday November 7, members from the Matthey Varsity band competed  at the South Texas Region Honor Band Auditions at Medina Valley MS.  Students competed with area middle schools to qualify for a spot on one of the two Honor Bands.  These students proved to be one of the best in our region!

They will have Clinic/Concert on January 16, 2016 at Medina Valley Performing Arts Center.  In a normal setting, bands prepare for a concert one –two months in advance.  These two groups will meet to rehearse and give a performance all in one day!  The bands will be under direction of two guest clinicians.

Students are:

First Row: 

Pete Ybarra – 1st Band

Lirio Gomez – 1st Band

Carolyn Olivo – 2nd Band

Gloria Contreras – 1st Band

Selena Mendoza – 2nd Band

Second Row:

Diego Contreras – 2nd Band

Edward Smith – 2nd Band

Jose Arvisu – 2nd Band

Ethan Rodriguez – 1st Band

Isaiah Foreman – 2nd Band

Ashley Arrellano – 2nd Band

Amy Casillas – 2nd Band

Noemi Reyes – 2nd Band

Pedro Alvarez – 2nd Band