OHHS students accepted into All-State music groups

by Darren McCoy 13th November 2017

Caye Colemen (left) and Reed Richards (right)

 

Outstanding high school music students from across Washington have received top honors by being selected to participate in one of our 2018 Washington Music Educators Association All-State performing groups. The students listed below will join other outstanding young performers in this prestigious event. 

 

WMEA All-State high school bands, orchestras and choirs will meet in Yakima February 15-18.  2090 students applied for this opportunity.  From those, 1030 of our finest high school musicians will rehearse and perform in concert under the direction of world-renowned conductors.  These WMEA All-State musicians were selected through auditions to participate in this outstanding event, which is sponsored by the Washington Music Educators Association.

 

Carl Davis (left) and Jordan George (right)

 

Many professional musicians credit their All-State experience as crucial in their decision to choose music as a career.  Thousands of others whose career paths took them in other directions have great memories of participating in this inspiring and motivating musical experience and claim that it was a life-changing experience for them.

 

Well-known Washingtonians who have participated in past years' WMEA All-State groups include The Seattle Post-Intelligencer's Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist and columnist David Horsey, 2008 National Teacher of the Year Andrea Peterson, and jazz saxophonist Kenny G.

 

Jordan George

  • Senior
  • Tuba
  • All-State Orchestra

Caye Coleman

  • Senior
  • Soprano 1
  • All-State Treble Choir

Carl Davis

  • Junior
  • Tenor 2
  • All-State Symphonic Choir

Reed Richards

  • Junior
  • Soprano 2
  • All-State Treble Choir
Posted by WhidbeyLocal
Monday, 13th November 2017, 06:58pm.
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