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Students Selected for All-District Bands and Orchestras

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

All students selected for the All-District Band and All-District Middle School Band will perform on December 14th at Lee’s Summit High School. High School students selected for the All-District Band and All-District Jazz Band will be eligible to audition for the All-State Band in December. Students selected for the All-District Jazz Band will perform on November 16th at the Gem Theatre in Kansas City, MO.

All-District Band selections from Raytown High School include David Sevart, first chair, French horn. This is the fourth year Sevart has been selected for the All-District Band. Also selected from Raytown High School, Marcus Butler, sixth chair, tuba; and Oscar Peraza, tenth chair, clarinet.

All-District Jazz Band selection from Raytown High School include Isaac Pieters on bass and Miles Clemons as an alternate on piano.

All-District Honorable Mention Band selections from Raytown High School include Clara Bryant, sixth chair, clarinet; and Anna McCready, seventh chair, flute.

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

All-District Band selections from Raytown South High School include Charles Wolfe, sixth chair, horn; Ashlie Woodruff, eighth chair, flute; and Taylor Jakes, tenth chair, flute.

The Raytown South High School band program is under the direction of Erin Johnson.

All-District Middle School Band selections from Raytown Middle School include Joshua Ramon, seventh chair, trumpet; and Coleman Bulloc first chair alternate, trombone.

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 Mikael Grubb, third chair, bass clarinet; Grayson Helsel, third chair, bassoon; and Liam Wendel, second chair alternate, French horn.

All-District Honorable Mention Middle School Band selections from Raytown Central Middle School include Jada Paschal, tenor saxophone; and Cierra Waters, trumpet.

The Raytown Central Middle School band is under the direction of Kelsey Smith.

The All-District Middle School Band selection from Raytown South Middle School was Sophia Luce, French horn.

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

All students selected for the All-District String Orchestra and All-District Middle School Orchestra will perform on January 11th at Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts. High School students selected to the All-District Orchestra will be eligible to audition for the All-State Orchestra in December.

All-District String Orchestra selections from Raytown High School include Abigail Meyer, seventh chair, second violin; and Alena Harper, fourteenth chair, cello.

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

All-District Honorable Mention Middle School Orchestra selections from Raytown Middle School include Marissa Johnson, cello; Sydney Belgrave, viola; Shyann Sperry, violin; and Nya Belgrave, violin.

Raytown Middle School orchestra is under the direction of Amy Sadler.

All-District Middle School orchestra selections from Raytown Central Middle School include Deeanna Barbee, fourteenth chair, second violin; and Nigel Turner seventh chair, viola.

All-District Honorable Mention Middle School Orchestra selections from Raytown Central Middle School include Emma Corum, first violin; Lania Roberson, second violin; Autumn Roe, viola; and Trinity Felder, cello.

The Raytown Central Middle School orchestra is under the direction of Austin Shults.

All-District Honorable Mention Middle School orchestra selections from Raytown South Middle School include Zayla Vann, violin; Alexa Omorodion, violin; Marlena Green, viola; and Jayden Goulden, cello.

The Raytown South Middle School orchestra is under the direction of Brandon Ford.