WHS Jazz Students Excel at Region 20 Auditions!

Last Saturday, WHS hosted the Region 20 All-Region Jazz Audition, which included students from schools all over the Dallas area.  We’re thrilled to congratulate the following students for making the top jazz band and earning the opportunity to record for the All-State Jazz Ensemble:

Mason Miller - Alto Sax

Danielle Lisiecki - Tenor Sax

Dhruval Rangrej- Bari Sax, 1st chair

Ashtin Rostetter – Trumpet, 1st chair

Jair Gonzalez - Trombone

Cade Andrews  - Bass Trombone, 1st chair

Acacia Johnson - Bass Trombone

Ben Barker – Piano, 1st chair


We’re also pleased to congratulate the following students on earning a spot in the second jazz band or as an alternate:


Benjamin Sambell - Tenor Sax

Nicholas Dorazil  - Bari Sax

**Ethan Brown - Trumpet

Charles Autry  - Trumpet

Lizbeth Velazquez - Trumpet

**Diego Ramos - Trombone

Eli Saenz - Drumset

Ryan Johnson - Bass Guitar

Lilyanna Armstrong - Tenor Sax, alternate

Camden Williams – Trumpet, alternate

Tyler Friedmann – Trombone, alternate

** indicates the student ranked high enough to record for All-State


The TMEA Region 20 Jazz Concert will be held at WHS on Saturday, November 23, at 4:00 pm.  The concert is free to the public. Mark it on your calendar and come support our students!