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Musicians Make All-Region Band

After impressive auditions, 41 Irving ISD students will join top high school talent from Region 20 in the 2018 All-Region Band. The results include 12 musicians from Irving, 15 from MacArthur and 14 from Nimitz who will be featured in this year’s honors, symphonic and concert bands. Students will be showcased in a culminating performance on Friday, January 18, at Duncanville High School. Congratulations also goes to several students who are advancing to area for the chance to become an All-State musician, the highest single honor for a music student in Texas. They are Irving’s Dane Riggs and Ibarra Leonardo from Singley Academy; Stephanie Goodrich, Ruth Kim and David Olguin of MacArthur; and Nimitz’s Ivan Castro and Emanuel Gonzalez as alternate.