DCCC Music Students Selected for Honor Band – Dodge City Daily Globe

Lance Ziesch DCCC Deputy Director of Marketing and Community Relations

Six students from the Dodge City Community College band have been selected to perform at an intercollegiate band concert at the Kansas Music Educators Association (KMEA) in-service workshop on February 25 in Wichita, Kan.

“This honor group is made up of students from every college in the state of Kansas, from 2-year schools to D1 universities,” said DCCC group director Joel Vinson. “Our students will learn and perform with students from all parts of Kansas from different backgrounds.”

Vinson said the six students, who were selected through taped auditions or at his recommendation, will perform in a full set and rehearse all day on Feb. 24. They will also rehearse on the morning of February 25, before their final performance, which is later that day at 3 p.m.

DCCC students selected for the honor band include Trevor Albert (percussion), a sophomore from Minneola, Kan.; Isaac Fuentes (horn), a freshman from Rockdale, Texas; Esmeralda Gomez Garcia (flute), sophomore from Dodge City, Kansas; Allison Haselhorst (flute), a freshman from Dodge City, Kan.; Annia Llamas (alto saxophone), sophomore from Dodge City, Kansas; and Parker Holuska (trumpet), a sophomore from Dodge City, Kan.

Currently, there are approximately 20 students in the DCCC Orchestra Program, which includes both the College Cheering Orchestra and the Wind Ensemble.

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