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(Elizabeth Lewis - Daily Press)

(Elizabeth Lewis – Daily Press)

Above, Artesia High School band students earning spots on the All-State Honor Band pose with their instruments prior to the Winter Concert. They are, top row from left, Zachary Isaacs, tuba, Small School Band; Michael Hope, trumpet, Small School Band; Dalton Binkley, percussion, Concert Orchestra; Jason Wade, French horn, Small School Band; Michael McEachern, trombone, Concert Band; Olivia Torrez, flute, Symphonic Band; bottom row from left, Shawn Orosco, trumpet, Symphony Orchestra; Luis Zubia, trumpet, Concert Band; Dorian Bolanos, bass clarinet, Small School Band; and Sarah Maloy, flute, Small School Band. The All-State Honor Band concerts will be held Jan. 8, 2016, at Popejoy Hall in Albuquerque.

(Elizabeth Lewis - Daily Press)

(Elizabeth Lewis – Daily Press)

Above, Artesia High School and Park Junior High band students earning spots on the All-District Honor Band pose with their instruments prior to the Winter Concert. They are, top row from left, Dalton Binkley, percussion; Olivia Torrez, flute; Thomas Harlow, trombone; Fabian Perez, trombone; Jason Wade, French horn; Kaley Whitzel, flute; Delaney Kolb, alto saxophone; Dorian Bolanos, bass clarinet; Timothy Boone, clarinet; Kailyn Bolanos, flute; Brianne Maloy, clarinet; second row from left, Luiz Zubia, trumpet; Sarah Maloy, flute; Tristan Baumgardner, percussion; bottom row from left, Katie Humphrey, oboe; Raeanna Perez, bass clarinet; and Miguel Martinez, tuba. The All-District Honor Band concert will be held at 2 p.m. Jan. 23, 2016, at Tydings Auditorium in Hobbs.