Ethan Jimenez places first at Area, advances to the All-State Band

On Saturday, January 8, two Floydada students competed at the ATSSB All-Area auditions in Levelland, TX. We are extremely proud to announce that Ethan Jimenez placed first chair out of six highly competitive contra alto clarinets, competing against schools 1A through 4A. The contest only advances one student from this section. Ethan is the first student in 17 years to make the All-State Band from Floydada, TX, and is only the sixth student in Floydada history to ever make the All-State Band. This is a high honor, and we are thrilled Ethan will have the opportunity to come together with the best players in the state in February in San Antonio, TX to perform a world-class concert at the Lila Cockrell Theatre.
It truly is a great day to be a Whirlwind. Gooooooooo winds!!!

Photo credit: Robin Sanders, Robin’s Nest Photography