Band History

The Bands of Westview Middle School are 17 time winners of South Carolina Band Directors Association's prestigious Outstanding Performance Award!

1996-1997, 1997-1998, 1998-1999, 1999-2000, 2000-2001, 2001-2002, 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2006-2007,

2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2013-2014,2014-2015

 

 

Walker Gunn, Director 1979-1989

Walker Gunn & Elaine Hammonds, Directors 1989-1991

Elaine Hammonds, Director 1991-1993

Jennifer Wagner, Director 1993-1995

Jennifer Gossett , Director 1995-2000

Jennifer Gossett & Cynthia Kerr, Directors 2000-2001

Brent J. Campbell & Dr. Kenneth F. Skipper, Directors 2001-2003

2001-2002 School Year

All County Band
9 beginner placements
11 junior placements
All Region Band
7 junior placements
All State Band
1 junior placements
2 alternates
Concert Festival
Symphonic band received an Excellent rating
Solo & Ensemble
12 Superior ratings

2002-2003 School Year

All County Band
28 beginners auditioned
37 juniors auditioned
All Region Band
All State Band
Concert Festival
Solo & Ensemble

Ronnie Ward, Director 2003-

2003-2004 School Year

All County Band
23 beginner placements
22 junior placements 2 alternates
All Region Band
7 junior placements 4 alternates
All State Band
1 junior placements 2 alternates
Concert Festival
Festival band received an Excellent rating
Solo & Ensemble
Superior ratings

2004-2005 School Year

All County Band
20 beginner placements
28 junior placements 7 alternates
All Region Band
12 junior placements 1 alternate
All State Band
5 junior placements 1 alternate
Concert Festival
Festival band received a Superior rating
Solo & Ensemble
31 Superior and 7 Excellent ratings
OPA Recipient

2005-2006 School Year

All County Band
17 beginner placements
25 junior placements 4 alternates
All Region Band
10 junior placements 5 alternates
All State Band
1 junior placement 2 alternates
Concert Festival
Festival band received a Superior rating
Solo & Ensemble
28 Superior and 11 Excellent ratings
OPA Recipient

2006-2007 School Year

All County Band
10 beginner placements
25 junior placements 5 alternates
All Region Band
15 junior placements 3 alternates
All State Band
2 junior placements
Concert Festival
Festival band received a Superior rating
Solo & Ensemble
30 Superior and 6 Excellent ratings
10 Students were eligible for a Theory Test medal
OPA Recipient

2007-2008 School Year

All County Band
19 beginner placements
25 junior placements 4 alternates
All Region Band
15 junior placements 5 alternates
All State Band
2 junior placements 2 alternates
Concert Festival
Festival band received an Excellent rating
Solo & Ensemble
24 Superior and 6 Excellent ratings
4 Students were eligible for a Theory Test medal
OPA Recipient

2008-2009 School Year

All County Band
14 beginner placements
20 junior placements 9 alternates
All Region Band
9 junior placements 6 alternates
Concert Festival
Festival band received a Superior rating
Solo & Ensemble
Superior and Excellent ratings
Students were eligible for a Theory Test medal
OPA Recipient

 

2009-2010 School Year

All County Band
15 beginner placements
31 junior placements alternates
All Region Band
13 junior placements 7 alternates
All State Band
1 junior placement 1 alternate
Concert Festival
Festival band received a Superior rating
Solo & Ensemble
Superior and Excellent ratings
Students were eligible for a Theory Test medal
OPA Recipient

 

2010-2011 School Year

All County Band
16 beginner placements
22 junior placements 5 alternates
All Region Band
9 junior placements 4 alternates
All State Band
1 junior placement 1 alternate
Concert Festival
Festival band received a Superior rating
Solo & Ensemble
20 Superior and 3 Excellent ratings
Students were eligible for a Theory Test medal
OPA Recipient

 

2011-2012 School Year


All County Band
13 beginner placements
19 junior placements 1 alternate
All Region Band
11 junior placements 5 alternates
All State Band
3 junior placements
Concert Festival
Festival band received an Excellent rating
Solo & Ensemble
28 Superior and 5 Excellent ratings
2 Students were eligible for a Theory Test medal
OPA Recipient


2012-2013 School Year


All County Band
13 beginner placements
24 junior placements 3 alternate
All Region Band
11 junior placements 8 alternates
All State Band
2 junior placements 1 alternante
Concert Festival
Festival band received a Superior rating
Solo & Ensemble
21 Superior and 3 Excellent ratings
OPA Recipient


2013-2014 School Year


All County Band
14 beginner placements
20 junior placements 2 alternates
All Region Band
14 junior placements 4 alternates
All State Band
2 junior placements 2 alternantes
Concert Festival
Festival band received a Superior rating
Solo & Ensemble
18 Superior and 5 Excellent ratings
3 Students were eligible for a Theory Test medal
OPA Recipient

2014-2015 School Year

All County Band
8 beginner placements
16 junior placements 5 alternates
All Region Band
7 junior placements 6 alternates
All State Band
3 junior placements 2 alternantes
Concert Festival 
Festival band received a Superior rating
Solo & Ensemble
17 Superior and 4 Excellent ratings
2 Students were eligible for a Theory Test medal
OPA Recipient


CONGRATULATIONS!

2014 WESTVIEW MIDDLE ALL-STATE AND REGION BAND MEMBERS

 

Junior All-State Band Members

Olivia Laird

Marian Mayen

Bailey Ward

Wyatt Witman

 

Junior Region Band Members

Jeffrey Adams

Hayley Allen

Evan Autrey

Thomas Gardner

Jonathan Kerr

Olivia Laird

Elisa Lin

Marian Mayen

Bradley Miller

Julia Miller

DeAvion Nesbitt

Heaven Ravenel

Jake Rinker

Adriel Rush

Shiloh Tucker

Bailey Ward

Kelsey Widener

Wyatt Witman

2013 WESTVIEW MIDDLE ALL-STATE AND REGION BAND MEMBERS

Junior All-State Band Members

Autumn Matutina

Hindolo Murray

Sabrina Schuller

 

Junior Region Band Members

Caden Berka

Ian Bongalata

Zachary Crawford

Natalie Dumont

Charles Fletcher

Thomas Gardner

Cassie Helms

Elizabeth Jourdain

Autumn Matutina

Bradley Miller

Ian Moore

Nicholas Muller

Hindolo Murray

Lexi OQuin

Adeline Partridge

Serenna Pasquino

Jake Rinker

Sabrina Schuller

Shiloh Tucker

Delaney Walden

Keri Wong

2012 WESTVIEW MIDDLE ALL-STATE AND REGION BAND MEMBERS

Junior All-State Band Members

Coleman Habib

Alexis McCullough

Travis Mercer

 

Junior Region Band Members

Eric Abdullah

Tristan Baldwin

Erin Blakney

Ian Bongalata

Dionah Bryant

Alexis Fuchs

Coleman Habib

Cassie Helms

Devon Macon

Atumn Matutina

Alexis McCullough

Travis Mercer

Matthew Morris

Brooke Mitchum

Hindolo Murray

Adeline Partridge

Serenna Pasquino

Sabrina Schuller

Katerina Villanueva

 

 

2011 WESTVIEW MIDDLE ALL-STATE AND REGION BAND MEMBERS

Junior All-State Band Members

 

Rachel Thomas

Drew Mora

Junior Region Band Members

Eric Abdullah

Joey Dumont

Alexis Fuchs

Eric Gissendanner

Coleman Habib

Alexis McCullough

Matthew Morris

Drew Mora

Andrew Nico

Annette Ravenell

Eme Rhoden

Arlana Sumter

Taylor Thomas

Rachel Thomas

 

2010 WESTVIEW MIDDLE ALL-STATE AND REGION BAND MEMBERS

Junior All-State Band Members

James Gaza

Nolan West

Junior Region Band Members

Kelsey Arcales

Ryan Abdullah

Phillip Adams

Robert Bailey

Ohaji Clark

Laura Frazier

James Gaza

Michael King

Justin Lingat

Patricia Luciano

Adrianna Magalhaes

Dakota Molnar

Drew Mora

Mark Neitzel

Tyler Roth

Nick Smith

Jessica Simpson

Nolan West

Mitchel Wilson

 

2009 WESTVIEW MIDDLE REGION BAND MEMBERS

Junior Region Band Members

Ryan Abdullah

Phillip Adams

James Gaza

Michael King

Justin Lingat

Patricia Luciano

Taylor Perry

Tyler Roth

Jessica Simpson

Tel Vaughn Smith

Kassi Stancil

Alex Ullom

A J Villanueva

Nolan West

Mitchel Wilson

 

2008 WESTVIEW MIDDLE ALL-STATE AND REGION BAND MEMBERS

Junior All-State Band Members

Evan Abdullah

Morgan Esarey

Jaymie Guerrero

Rachel Rinker

 

Junior Region Band Members

Evan Abdullah

Matthew Araujo

Amanda Bickford

Nick Bolchoz

Shaakira Brown

Bianca Correa

James Currence

Morgan Esarey

Jaymie Guerrero

Taylor Perry

Ethan Lupinek

Christian Moultrie

Rachel Rinker

Rhianna Sherlock

Richie Skowronski

Kassi Stancil

Rebekah Thomas

A J Villanueva

 

2007 WESTVIEW MIDDLE ALL-STATE AND REGION BAND MEMBERS

Junior All-State Band Members

Julia Gaskins

Olivia Neitzel

Junior Region Band Members

Evan Abdullah

Amanda Bickford

Eric Bickford

Brittany Branton

Josh Cales

Eddie Creighton

Steven Edmunds

Morgan Esarey

Lauren Eubanks

Preston Frazier

Jaymie Guerrero

Jessica Helms

Stacie Louis-Jacques

Emily Miller

Ashley Reddy

Allison Riffe

Rachel Rinker

Zach Smith

 

 

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2012