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T.J. Landess Selected for All-State Band

            TJ Landess, a member of the Quinlan-Ford High School Band, was selected as a member of the All-State Band. He was chosen for this honor in competitive auditions held this year across the state at region and area levels. Landess plays the String Bass at school under the direction of Marty Filip, who is a member of the Association of Texas Small School Bands, a 1155-member group of band directors in class 1A, 2A, 3A, and 4A high schools in Texas. This is his first time to perform as a member of the ATSSB All-State Band. His other interests at school include Jazz Band and National Honor Society. He also enjoys doing volunteer work. He is the son of Tom and Cheri Landess, in Quinlan, Texas