Band 16-17 *Updated 1/30 District and All-State Band Results
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Monday, January 30, 2017
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Director Ken Engle


Several of our band students tried out for District and All State Band Friday and Saturday. They competed with students from Limestone, Morgan, and Madison Counties. We had 8 students selected to perform with the District Honor Band and 5 of those were also selected to perform with the All-State Band.

Students making the District Honor Band were:

Dylan Mashburn 1st chair

Griffin Holt 1st chair

Jacob Russell 2nd chair

Taya Appleton 7th chair

Della Smithson 4th chair

Cameron Gooch 4th chair

Grayson Ball 5th chair

Karson Crouch 8th chair


The 3 All-State Bands are Red, White, and Blue with Red being the top band. Students making the All-State Bands were:

Dylan Mashburn – Red

Griffin Holt – Red

Jacob Russell – Red

Taya Appleton – White

Della Smithson - White




27 Students tried out for Limestone County Honor Band.  26 were selected.  Of those selected, 15 made the Wind Ensemble and 5 made 1st Chair.

Congratulations to all these students!!

1st Chair
Addison Holt
Taya Appleton
Dylan Mashburn
Griffin Holt
Jacob Russell

Wind Ensemble
Addison Holt 1st Chair
Megan Harwell 5th Chair
Taya Appleton 1st Chair
Colton Barnes 2nd Chair
Griffin Holt 1st Chair
Della Smithson 3rd Chair
Marcus Hardy 7th Chair
Grayson Ball 8th Chair
Ciara Richards 2nd Chair
Jacob Russell 1st Chair
Josh Mills 3rd Chair
Hayden Carter 4th Chair
Karson Crouch 5th Chair
Dylan Mashburn 1st Chair
Cameron Gooch 2nd Chair

Concert Band
Elise Emens 1st Chair
Addie McCluskey 2nd Chair
Amber Rouse 6th Chair
Marie McCay 2nd Chair
Bailee Grisham 5th Chair
Katie Vinson 1st Chair
Jake Toone 4th Chair
William Blankenship 5th Chair
Carson Beighley 4th Chair
Steven Harwell 5th Chair
Jayden Ridgeway 4th Chair


Russellville Band Competition Results:

  • All 1's
  • Best in class drum major:  Taya Appleton
  • Best in class soloist:  Griffin Holt
  • Overall best drum major:   Taya Appleton

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