Cape Fear Academy Leads State in NCAIS Honor Band Selection


Cape Fear Academy Leads State in NCAIS Honor Band Selection

Wilmington, NC: Thirty-seven Cape Fear Academy students were selected to participate in the N.C. Association of Independent Schools’ High School and Middle School Honor Bands clinic at UNC Charlotte on October 10th and 11th. Cape Fear Academy Bands led the state in number of students selected by more than double of any other independent school in North Carolina. The Middle and Upper School band program at Cape Fear Academy is led by Ms. Rebecca Best

The NCAIS Honor Bands allow students to perform with a large concert band made up of the most talented concert band musicians from NCAIS independent schools throughout the state.

CFA Middle School Students selected:

Adrian Jones, flute, Olivia Allen; flute; Jack Glynn, oboe; Thomas Austria, bassoon; Andrew Basinger, clarinet; Noah Durham, clarinet; Cameron Tait, clarinet; Kevin Li, clarinet; Amir Shaheen, trumpet; Brooks Meine, trumpet; Evan Zhang, trumpet; Delilah Mills, horn; Benjamin Smith, trombone; Louis Landman, trombone; Davon Peebles, percussion; Will Lewis, percussion.


CFA Upper School Students selected:

Rebecca Holden, flute; Cecilia DeMoss, flute; Ramsay Trask, flute; Elizabeth Baker, flute; Libby Moore, flute; Julia Allen, oboe; Jordan Caplanson, clarinet; Annie Kane, clarinet; Maya Arora, clarinet; Tyler Smith, clarinet; Lauren McWhinnie, clarinet; Mack Webb, bass clarinet; Camryn Kellogg, Alto saxophone; Thomas Smith, trombone; Marcus McDaniel, trombone; Cole Frazier, trombone; Laura Kate Lindstrom, trombone; August Mills, euphonium; Lee Jackson, percussion; George Austria, percussion.


Cape Fear Academy is a learning community committed to discovering and developing individual potential, preparing each student for success in college and life.