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FCPS Salutes 21 Musicians in Middle School All-State Band 

Middle school students from across the Commonwealth submitted recorded auditions to try out for the 2023 all-state ensemble sponsored by the Kentucky Band Organization. Eighty-four musicians from three dozen schools were chosen to perform on Jan. 28 at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond. Congratulations to these selections from Fayette County Public Schools …

  • Flute: Rachel Ni and Anne Beck, both of SCAPA at Bluegrass; and Hannah Hunt and Anjana Mohanakumaran, both of Jessie Clark
  • Oboe: Jasmine Chen of Beaumont
  • Bassoon: Julia Weitkamp of SCAPA and Charlotte Wilson of Jessie Clark
  • Clarinet: Haasini Beeram and Acadia Meyers, both of SCAPA
  • Trumpet: Pol Marti of SCAPA, Tyler McSpadden of Beaumont, Tyler Hummel of SCAPA, and Anna Bishop of Jessie Clark
  • Trombone: Oliver Swank of SCAPA, Kaito Yuri of Jessie Clark, Tejas Basneth of Tates Creek, Nikita Foushee of Jessie Clark, and Aiko Kawamoto of Jessie Clark
  • Tuba: Nathan McKinney of SCAPA
  • Snare: Ransom Raines of SCAPA
  • Mallet and timpani: Saisei Kameyama of Tates Creek

Source: Amanda Herceg, band director at Beaumont

Posted Jan. 25, 2023