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Darlington High School Symphonic Band Earn the Highest Rating of Superior with Distinction at CPA.

The Symphonic Winds of Darlington High School receive a rating of Superior with Distinction at this year's Concert Performance Assessment.

On March 24th 2022, Darlington High School's Symphonic Band traveled to Loris High School in Loris, SC to be adjudicated at the 2022 SCBDA Concert Performance Assessment. This event is for all public school concert bands that would like to be assessed for comments or a rating. The ratings are Superior with Distinction, Superior, Excellent, Good and Poor. The Darlington High School Symphonic Band received the highest rating of Superior with Distinction.

The Selections performed were ASPIRE BY MIKE LORTZ, AMBER MOON BY NAOYA WADA, AND CRUSH BY ROBERT SMITH. Director of Bands Brendan Johnson stated "the kids have worked very hard. They were hungry for the rating they received on today. The High School Symphonic Band is one of our most prestige ensembles and have proven themselves to be an extremely talented and devoted group of young people. They'll forever cherish this moment."

You can see the list below of the students who are on the Symphonic Band roster.

"Total Package" Jazz Band Roster

Brendan Johnson, M.Ed Director

Camille Hough Flute

Dynasia Jett Flute

Alexus Ellerbe Flute

Lashae Bunch Clarinet

Katherine Landa-Garcia Clarinet

Joi Gregg Clarinet

Dazhia Durant Clarinet

Ayreona Garrett Clarinet

Kaniyah Benjamin Clarinet

Shavantea Rodgers Clarinet

Annie McMurray Clarinet

Jamaria Jett Bass Clarinet

Tonia Samuel Contra Bass Clarinet

Kayla Jackson Tenor Saxophone

Jabarie Johnson Alto Saxophone

Anthony Thomas Alto Saxophone

Jayson Gregg Bari Saxophone

Keandre Ross French Horn

Davion Abraham Trumpet

Christopher McBride Trumpet

Tiera King Trumpet

Mysan Gee Trumpet

Emily Britt Trombone

David McFadden Trombone

Zakiyah McClain Trombone

Aramide Davis Trombone

Natasia Johnson Euphonium

Kenneth Smith Euphonium

Tamera Benton Tuba

Connor Sheppard Tuba

Christian Hough Percussion

KeShawn Williams Percussion

Jimmy Hunt Percussion

Nolan Hodge Percussion

Tamira Benton Percussion

NahKya Bostic - Lunn Percussion

Christian Hough Percussion

LaQuarie Green Percussion

William Davis Percussion

We are beyond excited for these students and their representation of our great program!

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