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Campbell Symphonic Band Wins Top Honors at Alamo Showcase

May 24, 2016

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Campbell Middle School’s symphonic band had nine outstanding soloists at the Choice Music Festival Alamo Showcase of Music Competition May 14 in San Antonio. Outstanding soloists pictured (back row, L-R) are: Aidan Watson, Alex Meeks, Robert Ramirez, Cristian Argueta and Alejandro Bonilla; and (front row, L-R) Alexis Diaz, Nick Padfield, Sophia Garcia and Pauline Le. 

May 23, 2016—The Campbell Middle School symphonic band earned unanimous first division ratings, the Best in Class award and the Grand Champion Best Band award at the Choice Music Festival Alamo Showcase of Music Competition, held May 14 in San Antonio.

The showcase welcomed award-winning bands from across Texas to compete, including top musicians from the Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin and Houston markets.

Campbell students captured nine Outstanding Soloist awards:

  • Aidan Watson, Alex Meeks, Robert Ramirez, Cristian Argueta, Alexis Diaz and Nick Padield – percussion;
  • Alejandro Bonilla, bassoon;
  • Sophia Garcia, oboe; and
  • Pauline Le, clarinet.

The Campbell symphonic band is under the direction of Scott McAdow, Travis Michna and Riaz Mohammed.

“I am genuinely proud of our Campbell symphonic band,” McAdow said. “They have amazed me the entire year with their absolute dedication and hard work!”