Return to Headlines

Raytown Students Selected for All-District Bands and Orchestras

Several high school and middle school students around the district were selected for the All-District Band, All-District Jazz Band, Honorable Mention All-District Band, All-District Full Orchestra, and All-District String Orchestra.

Students selected for the All-District Band will perform on December 8th at Lee’s Summit High School. High School students selected for the All-District Band will be eligible to audition for the All-State Band. Students selected for the All-District Jazz Band will perform on November 17th at 1:30 p.m. at the Gem Theatre in Kansas City, MO.

Students selected for the All-District Orchestra will perform on January 12th at Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts. Students selected to the All-District Orchestras will be eligible to audition for the All-State Orchestra in December.

All-District Band selections from Raytown High School include David Sevart, first chair French horn; and Logan Oehring, fourth chair trumpet.

The All-District Jazz Band alternate selection from Raytown High School was Elliot Clemons, baritone saxophone.

Sevart, Oehring, and Clemons are also eligible to audition for the all-state band on Dec. 1.

The All-District Honorable Mention Band selection from Raytown High School was Danielle Ellsworth, fourth chair bassoon.

The Raytown High School Band program is under the direction of Joseph Hill.

The All-District Honorable Mention Band selection from Raytown South High School was Ashlie Woodruff, eighth chair flute.

The Raytown South High School Band program is under the direction of Erin Bonifield.

The All-District Full Orchestra selection from Raytown High School was Anna Ryan, fourth chair viola.

The All-District String Orchestra selection from Raytown High School was Darra Harper, 12th chair viola.

Ryan and Harper are eligible to audition for the all-state orchestra in December.

The Raytown High School Orchestra is under the direction of Amy Sadler.

All-District Middle School Band selections from Raytown Middle School include Cheyenne Hungate, first chair tenor saxophone; Joshua Ramon, eighth chair trumpet; and Shawn Hulen, first chair alto saxophone.

The Raytown Middle School band is under the direction of Mike Doney and Tyler Rick

All-District Middle School Band selections from Raytown Central Middle School include Oscar Peraza, first chair clarinet.

The Raytown Central Middle School Band is under the direction of Kelsey Smith and Joseph Hill.

All-District Middle School Band selections from Raytown South Middle School include Sophia Luce, seventh chair French horn.

The Raytown South Middle School Band is under the direction of Marissa Romero.

The All-District Middle School Orchestra selection from Raytown Middle School was Octavia Duarte, eighth chair viola.   

The Raytown Middle School Orchestra is under the direction of Amy Sadler.