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11 Mason Students Audition Into District Honor Band

Eleven students at George Mason High School were among those who auditioned into the District X Honor Band on Saturday, Dec. 13. Hundreds of students from Fairfax County, Alexandria City and Falls Church City participated in the audition, which consisted of an extensive prepared etude, 12 major scales and sightreading scored by adjudicators.

The following students were among those chosen to join the band: Dominique Barna, Lena Burleson, Guthrie Edson, Tim Gilmour, Peter Haensel (alternate), Max Hendrix, Lucy Hoak, Michelle Kim, Kit Richards (alternate), Arijeet Sensharma and Abby Smith.

Smith and Kim received top rankings, which enable them to audition for the state band on Feb. 28 at James Madison University.