CAC Middle School Honor Band to perform Feb. 4 at Signal Peak Campus

By Tom Di Camillo

PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. - The Central Arizona College Middle School Honor Band will assemble and perform on Friday, Feb. 4, in the Don. P. Center for Visual & Performing Arts at the institution's Signal Peak Campus.

The concert will begin at 4:30 p.m. and feature some of the finest young talent in Pinal County. The CAC Jazz ensemble also will perform.

There is no charge for the concert and the public is invited to attend.

The Middle School Honor Band is directed by Rick Moore, CAC's instrumental music professor, who will welcome students from Apache Junction, Casa Grande, Eloy, Florence, Queen Creek and the San Tan Valley to the event.

The middle school musicians will rendezvous at Central Arizona College at 9 a.m. on Feb. 4 to begin an all-day rehearsal for the show. It is the first and only time the students from the different schools will meet and practice together.

The following list of middle school students are expected to perform at the Pence Center:

Agua Caliente Elementary School (Tanque Verde Unified School District - Tucson)
Instrument         Student (Grade)
French Horn 1/3   Madison O'Brien (6)
French Horn 2/3   James Offerman (6)
Trombone 3/2      Conrad Lindsey (6)
Trumpet 3/2         Rory Albrect (6)

Cactus Middle School (Casa Grande Elementary School District)
Instrument      Student
Bass Clarinet     Hailey Moe
Bassoon            Valerie McCarroll
Clarinet 2          Cali Trammel
Flute 1               Alyssa Hart
Percussion         Thomas Smith
Trombone 1       Lenah Lankhaar
Trombone 2/1    Chisom Okuagu
Tuba                  Chris Rodriguez

Cactus Canyon Junior High School (Apache Junction Unified School District)
Instrument       Student (Grade)
Alto Sax 2           Richelle Heinauer (8)
Clarinet 2            Autumn Moore (8)
Clarinet 2            Josh Lndquest (8)
Clarinet 3            Kayla Tumerkan (8)
Flute 1                 Preston Williams (8)
French Horn1/ 2   Abby Autieri (8)
Percussion           Ben Greathouse (7)
Trombone 3/2      Elizabeth Raney (8)

Casa Grande Middle School (Casa Grande Elementary School District)
Instrument            Student
Alto Sax 1              Grant Sugaski
Baritone BC           Amarah Beechum
Clarinet 1              Miranda Palmer
French Horn 1       Holly Rakoci
Percussion            Josh Anderson
Tuba                     Brian Hain

Circle Cross Elementary School (Florence Unified School District)
Instrument          Student (Grade)
Clarinet 1              Erik Cazarez (8)
Flute 2                  Syndey Cash (7)
Tenor Sax             Tanner Stanley (8)
Trumpet 1             Neil Anderson (8)

EDUPRIZE Schools (San Tan Valley, AZ)
Instrument         Student (Grade)
Clarinet 3             Kami Wilhelm (6)
Percussion           Kaleb Mann (8)
Tenor Sax            Adriel Huerta (8)
Trumpet 3/2        Alan Fackrell (8)
Trumpet 3/2        Heaven Shedivy ( 6)

Eloy Junior High School (Eloy Elementary School District)
Instrument        Student (Grade)
Alto Sax 2            Joseph Hernandez (8)
Clarinet 3             Blanca Ochoa (8)
Trumpet 1            Khrystila Ramirez (8)

Emily Gray Junior High School (Tanque Verde Unified School District - Tucson)
Instrument        Student (Grade)
Alto Sax 1            Krista Sonderer (8)
Clarinet 1             Parker Brock (8)
Clarinet 3             Madison Driskill (7)
Flute 2                  Eva Huie (7)
Percussion           Megan Taylor (7)
Trombone 2         Mark Morelock (7)

Florence Middle School (Florence Unified School District)
Instrument         Student (Grade)
Trumpet 1            Nick Robbins (8)
Trumpet 2            Christian Lewis (8)
Tuba                     Andrea Caldera (8)

Magma Ranch Elementary School (Florence Unified School District)
Instrument         Student
Clarinet 2             Aislynn Bryant (8)
Clarinet 3             Alexxis Stone (6)
Flute 2                 Liana Archuleta (6)

Skyline Ranch Elementary School (Florence Unified School District)
Instrument         Student
Trumpet 3/2         Joseph Carreiro

St. Anthony of Padua Elementary School (Casa Grande)
Instrument         Student (Grade)
Clarinet 2             Grace Fitzgibbons (7)
Clarinet 3             Madison Farrow (7)
Flute 1                  Kayla Garvey (8)

Tanque Verde Elementary School (Tanque Verde Unified School District - Tucson)
Instrument           Student (Grade)
French Horn 2/4     Liz Merritt (6)
French Horn 2/4     Brandt Conley (6)

Villago Middle School (Casa Grande Elementary School District)
Instrument           Student (Grade)
Baritone BC            Alyssa Sauceda (8)
Clarinet 1               McKenzie Rains (8)
Flute 1                    Elizabeth Ortega (8)
Flute 2                    Cheyenne Wood (8)
Percussion              James Steenbock (8)
Trombone 1            Garrett Aldrete (8)
Trumpet 2               Hugo Segovia (8)

Central Arizona College's Signal Peak Campus

The Signal Peak Campus is located at 8470 North Overfield Road, Coolidge, AZ 85128. The campus is located at the base of Signal Peak Mountain between the towns of Coolidge and Casa Grande, just east of Interstate 10.

Driving north from Tucson on I-10, take exit 190 (McCartney Road) and turn right at the top of the exit ramp to head east. Follow McCartney Road east to North Overfield Road, turn left to head north into the campus.

Driving south from Phoenix on I-10, take exit 190 (McCartney Road) and turn left at the top of the exit ramp to head east. Follow McCartney Road east to North Overfield Road, turn left to head north into the campus.

From Coolidge take Martin Road west around the S-turn back on to Woodruff Road. The large dairy will be on your left. Follow Woodruff Road east to the entrance of the CAC campus. Make a right to enter the campus.

Central Arizona College - District Office 8470 N. Overfield Road, Coolidge, AZ 85128 Phone: 800-237-9814