TCPS Student Musicians Earn Spots in All-Shore Bands


Students from the Talbot County Public Schools band programs recently auditioned for the Eastern Shore Band Director’s Association (ESBDA) Junior and Senior All-Shore Band.  Students from every county on the Eastern Shore of Maryland compete for limited spots.  The following TCPS students were selected:

Easton Middle School – Directed by Donna Ewing

  • Flute – Mara Stoyanov
  • Clarinet – Avery Carter (1st Chair), David Gardner, Calvin Davis, Melissa Pineda
  • Contra Alto Clarinet – Jasmyn Richardson
  • Tenor Sax – Sandra Lane (1st Chair), Mathijs Goyens-Harvey
  • Trumpet – Will Ross
  • Baritone – Joel Duah (1st Chair), Matthew Craig
  • Trombone – John Schwaninger
  • Percussion – Louis Lentz (1st Chair), Ryan Latham, Anderson Bartolon 

Saint Michaels Middle High School – Directed by Christopher Flaherty

  • Trumpet (6th grade) – Marty Fullerton
  • Trumpet (9th grade) – Molly Fullerton

Easton High School – Directed by Bri’Yahn Ritchie

  • Flute - Laurie Alltop
  • Clarinet - Kaitlyn Tilley(1st Chair) Luke Adelman, Emma Chapple
  • Tenor Sax - Ian Mann (1st Chair)
  • Baritone – Colleen Pogue

The All-Shore Band festival will be held on Friday and Saturday, April 13th & 14th at Wicomico High School in Salisbury, MD, with the concert Saturday night at 7:30 p.m.

“We are extremely proud of these talented and hard-working musicians,” said James Redman, Fine Arts Curriculum Supervisor.  “Many students audition for a very few spots in these bands, so we are thrilled to have so many of our students representing TCPS next month at the Festival.

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