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All-State & All-County Band

Auditions for All-State and All-County band honors were held Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at Hoover High School. The following MJ students were selected through competitive auditions from all middle and high schools in Jefferson and Shelby Counties.


Clara Cagle, bassoon, All-District 1st chair, All-State unassigned

Cassidy Harris, flute, All-District, All-State 3rd band

Shyanne Kirby, clarinet, All-District

Kaitlyn Thomas, bassoon, All-District 2nd chair, All-State unassigned

Tyler Winningham, horn, All-District 1st chair, All-State 1st band


Clara Cagle and Tyler Winningham were selected as the best performers on their instruments in Jefferson and Shelby Counties. Clara Cagle and Kaitlyn Thomas were selected as the top two performers on their instrument (bassoon); as "unassigned", they will compete at a later date with other performers on their instrument from around the state for All-State chair placement.

Clara Cagle made All-State Band, All-State Orchestra, and All-State Jazz Band in the same year! And she’s the first All-State Jazz Band member from MJ. 

Congratulations band students and directors!