Timpson Bear Band has outstanding showing at regional competition

Fabian Martinez, Alyssa Parks, Rebekah Parks and Corey Branton ranked high enough in their sections to qualify for Area competition.

On Friday and Saturday, Dec.7 and 8, members of the Timpson Band traveled to Carthage and Henderson and auditioned for the ATSSB (Association of Texas Small School Bands) Middle School and High School All-Region Bands.

Timpson Bear Band director Rhonda Daniel said Fabian Martinez, Alyssa Parks, Rebekah Parks and Corey Branton ranked high enough in their sections to qualify the Area competition. On Jan. 12 they will go to Chapel Hill and audition for the ATSSB All-State Band, she said.

“Congratulations to all of these fine Timpson Band students,” said Rhonda Daniel. We are VERY proud of all of our Bear Band students that auditioned.”

The Timpson students that earned chairs or alternate positions in the bands include:

Fabian Martinez ~ Junior Tuba, 1st Chair HS Concert Band- AREA*

Milca De La Cruz ~ 8th Grade Trumpet, 16th Chair

Alyssa Parks ~ Sophomore Alto Clarinet, 1st Chair HS Symphonic Band- AREA*

Isabella Galaviz ~ 8th Grade Clarinet, 22nd Chair

Star McClure ~ 8th Grade Clarinet, 1st alternate

Kiera Curtis ~ 8th Grade Clarinet, 3rd alternate

Gracie Wagnon ~ Freshman Trumpet, 10th Chair HS Concert Band

Kaitlyn Crockett ~ 8th Grade French Horn, 4th Chair

Rebekah Parks ~ Senior Flute, 3rd Chair HS Symphonic Band- AREA*

Bella Alford ~ 7th Grade Clarinet, 8th Chair

Devin Kimzey ~ Senior Trombone, 8th Chair HS Concert Band

Jayden Windham ~ 8th Grade Tuba, 2nd Chair

(Jayden also ranked 16th in the HS tuba auditions)

Corey Branton ~ Junior Euphonium, 2nd Chair HS Concert Band- AREA*

Pedro Garcia ~ 8th Grade Tuba, 6th Chair

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