Truitt Band Named Grand Champion at Space City Showcase

Cypress, TX (May 24, 2016) The Truitt Middle School Timber Wolf varsity band won Superior ratings from all judges, as well as the Outstanding Overall Band award and coveted Grand Champion award at the Space City Showcase of Music in Galveston on May 21.

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Overall solo and section awards were also given out to individuals at the competition:

  • soloists include Emiliano Acosta, trumpet; and Melisa Paniagua, oboe; and
  • the overall section award was given to Truitt’s percussion section—Isaiah Torres, Chase Preto, Marshall Barrows, Danielle Gomez, Joshua Salazar and Avin Sheehan.

Directors Matthew Utter and Melisa Mansueto thanked Truitt’s administration, staff, parents and community for their support.

“I have been so blessed with the most loyal and dedicated students I have ever taught,” Utter said. “Their continued drive to be the best they can be is truly humbling. I am so proud to have the privilege of teaching them every day!”

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Courtesy of the District