Cooley Middle School students named to state honor bands

By: Staff Report
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The California Band Directors Association recently announced the names of the students selected to be members of the 2009 California Honor Bands. Cooley Middle School students Christopher Hill on clarinet, Robert Mitchell on clarinet, Nicolas Ontiveros on trumpet, and Jeric Rocamora on trumpetwere among 1,500 students from throughout the state that auditioned for the band. The All-State Honor Bands are held in conjunction with the California Band Directors Association annual convention in Fresno Feb. 19-22 and the California Association for Music Education annual conference in Ontario March 12-14. The Cooley students are under the direction of Stephanie Sugano.