Middle School/Junior High School orchestra students from the Abilene ISD, Wichita Falls ISD and home schools competed in the Big Country Honor Orchestra auditions on Jan. 11 at Clack Middle School.

The following AISD students were selected for the Big Country Honor Orchestra and performed in concert on Jan. 20 at Hardin-Simmons University’s Woodward-Dellis Recital Hall:

Clack Middle School

Violin – Adrianne Tijerina, Alexa Moncayo, and Royce Bandora

Viola – Fatima Valencia, Mya Gorman, and Neysa Gonzalez

Cello – Ashton Bacon and Mason Brooks

Craig Middle School

Violin – Anlyn Piersall, Addison McCorquodale, Ethan Dunn, Jacqueline Garcia Torres, Anabel De Santos, Hayden Stewart, and Aidan Boisvert

Viola – Nicolas Vega

Cello – Frank Fang, Grant Bridge, and Hope Liles

Bass – Krystian Huff

Madison Middle School

Violin – Creed Johnson, Morgan Bryan, Elizabeth Ford, Triniti Johnson, Cambria Jones, and Jeanett Macias

Viola – Trinity Fernandez, Joshua Thompson, and Sean Garrett

Cello – Savanna Daily, Thomas Beckett, Natalie Stefan, and Jonathan Beckett

Mann Middle School

Violin – Brooklyn Beal, Adrian Fowlkes, and McKenzee Lane

Viola – Zak Davila

Bass – Dylan Fink and Cooper Smith

The Abilene ISD orchestra students are under the direction of the following teachers: Clack Middle School – Alex Reiff; Craig Middle School – Elizabeth Blatchley; Madison Middle School – Candi Ice; and Mann Middle School – Caitlin Clark.