November 21, 2020
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, and All-District Middle School Band.
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 January. All-District Band and All-District Honorable mention band students will have the opportunity to participate in clinics with professional musicians and conductors. Students selected for the All-District Jazz Band will also have an opportunity to participate in an additional performance opportunity.
All-District Band selections from Raytown High School include Joshua Ramon, fifth chair, trumpet; and Oscar Peraza, ninth chair, clarinet. The All-District Jazz Band selection from Raytown High School include Miles Clemons on piano. The All-District Honorable Mention Band selection from Raytown High School includes Kelly Sharp, 11th chair, trumpet.
The Raytown High School band program is under the direction of Joseph Hill.
All-District Band selections from Raytown South High School include Philip Wolfe, fourth chair, euphonium and Charles Wolfe, sixth chair, French horn.
The Raytown South High School band program is under the direction of Erin Johnson.
All-District Middle School Band selections from Raytown Central Middle School include Kylan Silvers, first chair, trumpet and Winston Pieters, 13th chair, clarinet.
The Raytown Central Middle School band is under the direction of Kelsey Smith.