2023 Symphonic Band Awards

Annual Symphonic Band Awards Given at Final Concert
Posted on 05/17/2023
On Tuesday, May 16, four annual awards were given to musicians throughout the XHS Symphonic Band after their final concert of the 2022-2023 school year.

The Director's Award for outstanding underclassman musicality was awarded to Ella Hernandez, junior percussionist. The Arion Award for outstanding leadership was awarded to Ashton Anderson, senior flute player. The Louis Armstrong Award for outstanding jazz musicality was awarded to Robert Banks, senior alto saxophone player. The John Phillip Sousa Award for excellence in music and excellence in a leadership role was awarded to Robert Banks.