Hall County is well-represented in District Honor Band with 43 students being selected for the honor, 42 of them from Hall County Schools and one from Gainesville High School.
Johnson High School led the way with 22 selections for District Honor Band, which covers the Georgia Music Educators Association’s 14th District. It is made up of public and private schools in Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Madison, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Rabun, Stephens, and Walton counties.
District Honor Band selections
Chestatee: Cuong Tran (flute), Emily Williams (flute)
East Hall: Roberto Bonilla (euphonium), Alex Brito (euphonium), Chris Broome (bass clarinet), Nicholas Broome (horn), Merary Carrizales (clarinet), Melissa Galvez, (clarinet), Isaac Soto (clarinet), Gavino Tello (euphonium)
Flowery Branch: Madelyn Bullwinkle (bassoon), Emma Donham (trombone), Connor McCary (bass clarinet), Matthew Waller (tuba)
Gainesville: Brandon Gibbs (euphonium)
Johnson: Nemo Abrego (percussion), Preston Buckley (trombone), Noah Coleman (alto saxophone), Megan Durkas (alto saxophone), Gisselle Escalante (euphonium), Kasey Higginbotham (tuba), Jali Hoehn (clarinet), Dalton Hooper (trombone), Seth Harward (percussion), Moses Lopez (alto saxophone), McKayla McClain (clarinet), Veronica Mora (tenor saxophone), Juan Ospina (percussion), Dayana Perez (clarinet), Jared Portillo (horn), Elizabeth Rivera (trumpet), Catie Thompson (alto saxophone), Sharon Tran (clarinet), Claudio Ventura (trumpet), Eddy Velazquez (tuba), Gloria Wash (trumpet), Kaylie Wilson (trumpet)
North Hall: Robert Amoss (trombone), Ethan Surles (flute), Brooklyn Wilson (trumpet)
West Hall: Kelsey Albertini (tenor saxophone), Destiny Johnson (clarinet), Hannah Wetzel (clarinet)