Choir and Band Winners
Posted on 11/14/2016
Congratulations to Tiffany Lin, Hugo Alvarez and David Varela for placing at the Regional Choir meet held in Flour Bluff.  Hugo and David will be advancing to the State Choir auditions.  Awesome job to each of you and a big congrats to Director Lauree Aschen.

Also: 33 members of the Calhoun Band traveled to CC Miller H.S. to compete in the All-District Band tryouts for Region 14.  High Schools who competed were students from Alice, Calallen, Calhoun, CC Carroll, Flour Bluff, Gregory-Portland, CC King, CC Miller, CC Moody, Tuloso-Midway, Veterans Memorial, Victoria East and Victoria West.  13 members earned a place in the All-District Band and 9 of them qualified to advance to the All-Region Band tryouts to be held on December 3rd in Alice.  Qualifiers from the above-mentioned schools will join qualifiers from the Laredo/Kingsville District to compete for a spot in the Region 14 All-Region Band and try to advance for a spot in the All-Area Band.  This will be the final step for advancement to the All-State Band.  Those students, from Calhoun, who earned a spot in the All-District Band are:  Joanna Lu – 7th Chair Flute and advanced, Sandy Liao – 17th Chair Flute and advanced, Hannah Sun – 18th Chair Flute and advanced, Karla Rothmann – 3rd Chair Eb Clarinet and advanced, Samantha Guillen – 4th Chair Eb Clarinet and advanced, Alex Liu – 22nd Chair Bb Clarinet and advanced, Martin Chavez – 39th Chair Bb Clarinet, Christopher Cordell – 40th Chair Bb Clarinet, Jason Chen – 41 Chair Bb Clarinet, Andrew Witte – 16th Chair Alto Sax, Tiffany Lin – 3rd Chair Baritone Sax and advanced, Hailey Dobbratz – 9th Chair French Horn and advanced, Stockton Quirey – 9th Chair Trombone and advanced.