Student musicians rank among top performers statewide

December 4, 2012

By Staff

Dozens of local students are among the state’s top performers that have been chosen to participate in one of the Washington Music Educators Association’s 2013 All-State Honor or one of the National Association for Music Education’s All-Northwest performing groups.

The group of school musicians from throughout the state and region will rehearse and perform in concert under the direction of world-renowned conductors. The All-State high school honor groups and the All-Northwest groups will meet in Portland, Ore., Feb. 14-17. Junior All-State groups, grades five through eight, will meet in Vancouver, Wash., on Feb. 16.

This year’s group includes students from all five of the district’s middle schools and all three of the district’s traditional high schools.

Beaver Lake Middle School: Chloe Blume, alto voice; Tommy DuBeau, baritone voice; Emi Estalilla, soprano voice; Sara Isaacson, alto voice; Gemma Morris, soprano voice; Natalie Stender, alto voice; Spencer Young, baritone voice; Brandon Lin, violin; Beverly Shih, viola; Stuart Harper, trumpet; Emily Angell, soprano voice; Tara Davenport, soprano voice; Emma Fritton, soprano voice; Brooklyn Lee, alto voice; Claire Thomason, alto voice; Grace Wu, alto voice; Kaitlin Biscocho, alto voice; Irelin Hainsworth, soprano voice; Juliana Hrncirik, soprano voice; Kimi Locke, alto voice; Danielle Miller, alto voice; Rhiannon Rooney, soprano voice; and Rachel Young, soprano voice

Issaquah Middle School: Jaren Minnoch, string bass

Maywood Middle School: Josh Kutzke, baritone voice; Astrid Quintanilla, alto voice; Zach Robinson-Blair, baritone voice; Camryn Settles, alto voice; Will Wick, cello; Jillian Polsin, percussion; Ally David, alto voice; Hannah Edmonds, soprano voice; Halle Abel, alto voice; Alec Beerman, soprano voice; Parker Coleman, alto voice; Elise Ferencz, soprano voice; Bailee Hawkins, soprano voice; Davan Hwang, alto voice; Logan Johnson, alto voice; and Heaven Manning, alto voice

Pacific Cascade Middle School: Sam Foster, soprano voice; Sophia Valvis, soprano voice; Joshua VanOrman, baritone voice; Morgan Lowney, French horn; Ko Emily, trombone; Lauren Martinez, trumpet; Nick Larsen, alto voice; and Lilly Liu, alto voice

Pine Lake Middle School Ethan Howard, baritone voice; Carolina Delgado, viola; Alicia Seidel, cello; Kelsey Zhong, viola; Alaka Rao, soprano voice; Jane Li, soprano voice; Carys McCloskey, alto voice; and Naomi O’Neil, alto voice

Issaquah High School: Edward Park, soprano clarinet; Jacob Zollers, trombone; Jack Wheeler, bass 1; Jessica Mitchell, viola; and Carter Ray, violin

Liberty High School: Madeline Houlihan, alto 2; Isaac Berglind, cello; Cassie Cox, soprano; Sarah Edmonds, alto 1; Paige Balut, flute; Amanda Haselden, alto 2; Steven Koon, bass 2; Eric Spradling, bass 2; Allison Wood, alto 1; Jenny Wood, soprano 2; and Robin Gertley, string bass

Skyline High School Emily Licholai, flute; Niyathi Chakrapani, alto 2; Courtney Cohen, alto 1; Emma Kurtenbach, soprano 2; Josie Larsen, soprano 1; Andrea Yi, violin; Hannah Rosenbaum, alto 1; Quinton Cook, string bass; Mattias Tung, French horn; Jenna Bellavia, soprano 2; Wesley Gibson, bass 1; Isabella Hanreiter, soprano 2; Marie Hansen, soprano 2; Elyse Holsinger, soprano 2; Elyse Kaczmarek, alto 2; Andrew Millett, tenor 1; Rio Sano, tenor 2; Jake Sullivan, tenor 1; Sona Uradnik, alto 2; and Mikenna Whatley, soprano 1

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