FRENSHIP MAKES HISTORY AS THE FIRST-EVER UIL STATE INSTRUMENTAL CHAMBER MUSIC CHAMPIONS

Aurum Ignus Trombone Quartet

After winning regional competitions across the state, 16 ensembles were selected to compete for the chance to be crowned the first-ever UIL State Champion in Instrumental Chamber Music.

Frenship had two chamber groups make it to the state contest, with one securing the state title.

Placing 13th in the state, “Aurum Ignus Trombone Quartet

Carter Sallee (12th Grade)

James Jeppson (12th Grade)

Dillon Bednarz (12th Grade)

Chris Sedberry (12th Grade)

Coached by: Hunter Stockton

Placing 1st in the state, and being recognized as the first ever State Champions for this competition, “Carmesí Sax Quartet

Austin Poe (12th Grade)

Gavin Boyer (12th Grade)

Diego Garza (11th Grade)

Seth Leaton (12th Grade)

Coached by: Jose Gonzalez

“Both groups represented Frenship incredibly well and we could not be more proud of these students,” said Jose Gonzalez, Assistant Band Director at Frenship High School. “These fine musicians all worked diligently to perform at the highest levels and their dedication is an inspiration to us.”

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