Mission, Texas- Trenton Garcia, a seventh grade student at R. Cantu Jr. High School (RCJH) recently became the first Mission Consolidated Independent School District (CISD) junior high school student to perform in a Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-Region Jazz Band. This is the highest level of achievement for middle school students with the TMEA. Auditions were held earlier and included students from Roma to PSJA. Garcia is one of only two guitar players selected for the TMEA All-Region Jazz Band. The TMEA All-Region Jazz Band performed in concert recently.
Garcia’s musical talents at RCJH go beyond the guitar. He also plays the trombone in the RCJH Honors Band.
Pictured is Trenton Garcia (holding guitar) with RCJH assistant band director, Richard Cerrillo. Second picture is of Trenton Garcia rehearsing in the RCJH band hall.Third picture is of Trenton Garcia with RCJH principal, Ana Lisa Flores.