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G E O R G I A M U S I C E D U C AT O R S ASS O C I AT I O N EVELYN CHAMPION, PRESIDENT AMY CLEMENT, VICE PRESIDENT FOR ALL-STATE EVENTS

DR. MAT THEW KOPERNIAK, BAND DIVISION CHAIR DR. BERNADET TE SCRUGGS, ORCHESTRA DIVISION CHAIR

THE CLASSIC CENTER ATHENS, GEORGIA


Welcome...


ALL-STATE MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND KIM BAIN, CONDUCTOR

TODD WILSON, PERCUSSION COORDINATOR | WENDY WILSON, ORGANIZER Kim Bain is in her thirteenth year as Director of Bands at Louis Pizitz Middle School in Vestavia Hills, Alabama. Ensembles under her leadership have consistently been cited for musical excellence at both the state and national levels throughout her 28 years of teaching. Ms. Bain was presented the Lacey Powell Outstanding Music Educator Award at the 2018 Alabama Music Educators Association Conference. She was named 2012 Teacher of the Year for the Vestavia Hills City Schools. In 2013, her Symphonic and Concert Bands performed at the Music for All National Middle School Music Festival in Indianapolis, Indiana. The John Phillip Sousa Foundation awarded the Sudler Cup to the Pizitz Band program that same year. She was awarded the Phi Bet Mu, Rho Chapter, Outstanding Bandmaster Award in 2014. That same year the Pizitz Symphonic Band performed at the CBDNA/NBA Southern Division Conference at the University of North Florida. In December of 2014, the band performed at the 15th Annual Southeastern United States Middle School Clinic at Troy University. The Pizitz Band was declared a national winner of the National Band Association’s Blue Ribbon Award of Excellence in 2015, and in December of 2015 her band performed at the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic. In 2017 the Pizitz Jazz Band and Percussion Ensembles performed at the Alabama Music Educator’s Conference and the Symphonic Band performed at the Music for All Regional Festival in Atlanta, Georgia. In February of 2018 the Pizitz Band performed at the CBDNA/NBA Southern Division Conference at the University of South Florida. Ms. Bain received National Board Certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards in November 2010. She has served as a clinician for the Alabama Bandmaster’s Association and guest conducted numerous honor bands and camps in Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Music Education, a Master of Arts in Music Education, and an Education Specialist degree from the University of Alabama. She also holds a Master of Music degree in saxophone performance from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. Ms. Bain’s professional affiliations include the National Association for Music Education, Alabama Music Educators Association, Alabama Bandmasters Association, the National Band Association, and Phi Beta Mu. In addition to her teaching activities, Ms. Bain is an active freelance musician in the Birmingham area, and saxophone instructor at Samford University.

PROGRAM Salute to the Sultan.....................................................................Karl L. King, arr. Milford Savannah River Rhapsody........................................................................Robert Sheldon Twittering Machine......................................................................................Brian Balmages Apollo Arise..........................................................................................................Travis Weller Travelin’ Music...............................................................................................Robert Sheldon


ALL-STATE MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND PA R T I C I PAT I N G STUDENTS

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Sasha Tarassenko Twin Rivers Middle School Natalie Ng Duluth Middle School Olivia Escoto Creekland Middle School (Lawrenceville) Michelle Li Malcom Bridge Middle School Grace Liu Trickum Middle School Jieun Lee South Forsyth Middle School Christina Son Hull Middle School Mary Arthur Rising Starr Middle School Huimin Je Dickerson Middle School Madeline Ambery Woodstock Middle School Mason Yu The Westminster Schools Kate Newland Whitewater Middle School

OBOE

Chloe Chun Judah Prisk

BASSOON

Sheeny Kavanagh William Harper Vignesh Minjur Charlie Miller

CLARINET

South Forsyth Middle School Creekside Christian Academy

Ebenezer Middle School Hightower Trail Middle School Riverwatch Middle School Lakeview Middle School

Angelina Zhang Trickum Middle School Kevin Jin Glenn C. Jones Middle School Jessica Shin South Forsyth Middle School Kyra Strakes Lyndon Academy Jieon Ki South Forsyth Middle School Clara Jeon River Trail Middle School Jaemin Cheong River Trail Middle School Minyung Kim River Trail Middle School Michael Serafino Webb Bridge Middle School Angela Nguyen River Trail Middle School Gordon Nicholson Midtown International School Haeon Ki South Forsyth Middle School Esther Kim Creekland Middle School (Lawrenceville) Alexis Lovett McClure Middle School (Kennesaw) Chris Han Riverwatch Middle School Austin Sim Peachtree Middle School Ivy Zhu South Forsyth Middle School Eileen Chen River Trail Middle School Diana Kim Malcom Bridge Middle School Justin Wang Riverwatch Middle School Amber Newton Durham Middle School Jacy Cheng South Effingham Middle School Jacob Park River Trail Middle School Ryan Ellicott Dean Rusk Middle School

BASS CLARINET Conner Parson Jiyin You Pano Vlachos Kristen Lawrence

New Hope Middle School River Trail Middle School Mabry Middle School Dean Rusk Middle School

CONTRA CLARINET Briauna Raymond

Cass Middle School

ALTO SAX

Thomas Xiao Webb Bridge Middle School Abishek Satish River Trail Middle School Hanming Sun Riverwatch Middle School Kyle Soo Webb Bridge Middle School Conner Dickey Effingham County Middle School Samuel Povie Esther F. Garrison School for the Arts

TENOR SAX

Jacob Buell East Jackson Comprehensive High School Khumo Simelane J. C. Booth Middle School

BARITONE SAX James Robson

TRUMPET

Simon Toney Jonah Wu Roman Thomas Kai Kai Burdick Daniel Jung Lilia Goldberg Matthew Peery Jay Dave Diego Carvajal Melanie Douglas Keily Brown Maria Munoz-Ayala Louis Gil Morgan Nash Jack Tucker

HORN

Lyle Foley Luke Frain Henry Garcia Brandon Soto Toli Hardaloupas Shriya Mahakala Nick Jackovatz Brendan Johnson

North Forsyth Middle School

Greenbrier Middle School Pinckneyville Middle School Trickum Middle School Desana Middle School River Trail Middle School Renfroe Middle School Riverwatch Middle School South Forsyth Middle School Taylor Rd. Middle School Dodgen Middle School Lakeview Middle School Oconee County Middle School River Trail Middle School Lanier Middle School Dean Rusk Middle School

Chamblee Middle School Riverside Middle School Radloff Middle School Elkins Pointe Middle School Otwell Middle School River Trail Middle School Cherokee Bluff Middle School Glynn Middle School

TROMBONE Cody Nguyen Victor Huang Ray Choi Marshall Cohen Luke Lewis Maegan Rees Edward Cho Matthew Quach Emma Davis Iris Liu

Trickum Middle School Oconee County Middle School Buford Middle School Oconee County Middle School George Walton Academy Bennett's Mill Middle School River Trail Middle School South Forsyth Middle School Feagin Mill Middle School River Trail Middle School

BARITONE

Breanna Darrough Stone Zhang Mason McMenomy Phillip Mashburn

Tapp Middle School River Trail Middle School West Jackson Middle School George Walton Academy

TUBA

Charles Gillispie Luke Drye Jesse Jang Sophie Atwell Owen Pope Johnathan Williams

Ringgold Middle School Lovinggood Middle School South Forsyth Middle School Heritage Middle School Perry Middle School Swainsboro Middle School

PERCUSSION Andrew Brown Joshua Wingard Issac Jung Om Malavde Andrew Yaeger Josh Franklin Alonzo Marshall

Lee Middle School (Sharpsburg)

Chattanooga Valley Middle School

North Gwinnett Middle School J. C. Booth Middle School Rising Starr Middle School Ringgold Middle School Pine Mountain Middle School


ALL-STATE MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND DAVID PUCKETT, CONDUCTOR

MATT TINNELL, PERCUSSION COORDINATOR | LANAE DICKSTEIN, ORGANIZER

David Puckett is currently band director in Keller I.S.D, Texas, where he opened both South Keller Intermediate and Indian Springs Middle School in 2001. Mr. Puckett began teaching as a Texas music educator in 1997 and has taught at both the middle and high school levels. He teaches beginner brass classes, as well as team-teaches three performance bands, jazz band and percussion ensembles with his colleagues. Mr. Puckett was named the recipient of the 2013 John Philip Sousa Foundation’s Sudler Cup. In 2014 the Indian Springs Band was a feature performance group at The Midwest Clinic. The ISMS band program has made it to the state level of the TMEA Honor Band process three times and won the 2015 Texas Music Educators Association Honor Band competition allowing them the honor to perform at the 2016 TMEA convention as the CCC Honor Band. In 2016 Music for All’s National Concert Band festival selected their group to travel to Indianapolis in March 2017 to perform. Choice Music’s Mark of Excellence has recognized Indian Springs eleven times in the National Wind Band Honors contest, once in the Citation of Excellence and once in National Jazz Honors. Mr. Puckett’s bands receive consistent Superior ratings at Texas UIL Concert and Sight-reading contests as well as many Best in Class or outstanding bands of the day recognition at local festivals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Students from Mr. Puckett’s program consistently have the high individual representation at District and Region level honor bands and Superior ratings at solo and ensemble contests. Mr. Puckett is a member of: Phi Beta Mu – Alpha Chapter, an International Bandmasters Fraternity where he serves on the public relations committee; the Texas Music Educators Association; the Texas Bandmasters Association and enjoys regular visits to The Midwest Clinic. Mr. Puckett serves on the Texas UIL PML Music Selection Committee, has served in several offices at the TMEA region level, and currently serves as lead teacher of the seven Keller ISD middle school band programs. Mr. Puckett was a national finalist in Music and Arts National Educator of the year and has been Indian Springs Middle School’s Teacher of the Year. He thoroughly enjoys spending time outside of his own band hall as a band consultant, clinician, conductor, adjudicator, mentor and trombone performer. He has presented clinics at TMEA, TBA, TCU, SMU and many independent school districts in Texas. Mr. Puckett is humbled to be invited to work with the students as the 2018 Georgia Music Educators All-State MS Honor band conductor. Mr. Puckett graduated with his Bachelors of Music Education from the University of Nebraska –Lincoln and now resides in Keller, Texas with his loving wife Becky, beautiful daughter Rachel and surround by millions of fibers of joy from his two golden retrievers and calico cat.

PROGRAM Fivefold.................................................................................................................Michael Oare To Creat a Voice.............................................................................Carol Brittin Chambers Foiled Again!...........................................................................................................Jack Wilds Horkstow Grange............................................Percy Aldridge Grainger, arr. Sweeney Ruckus.................................................................................................Randall D. Standridge


ALL-STATE MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND PA R T I C I PAT I N G STUDENTS

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Alex Xu Webb Bridge Middle School Annabelle Lee Dickerson Middle School Ashley Yoon North Gwinnett Middle School Andrea Boyko Chattanooga Valley Middle School Archana Pateria River Trail Middle School Connor Thorne Northwestern Middle School Victoria Kupferman Lakeside Middle School (Cumming) Joanne Kim Riverwatch Middle School Arnav Hande South Forsyth Middle School Mason Stokes Mill Creek Middle School Erin Li Autrey Mill Middle School Catherine Kim Riverwatch Middle School

OBOE

Hannah Kim Megan Halter

Rising Starr Middle School Valdosta Middle School

BASSOON

Clark Walker Stallings Island Middle School Brandon Yao River Trail Middle School Parker Hayen Heritage Middle School Paola Irizarry Joffre Osborne Middle School

CLARINET

Yujean Shin Bremen Middle Jeongyun Choi Autrey Mill Middle School Gloria Lewe Dickerson Middle School Nicholas Wandrick Hopewell Middle School Noah Cho Lakeside Middle School (Cumming) Jeffery Li Stallings Island Middle School Iris Fan Trickum Middle School Kuberin Lim Taylor Rd. Middle School Justin Lee Creekland Middle School (Lawrenceville) Rohan Kansal Riverwatch Middle School Kanghee Jin River Trail Middle School Helen Hong The Westminster Schools Beomseok Kang Lee Middle School (Sharpsburg) Brian Kwon Riverwatch Middle School Karre Williams DeRenne Middle School Briah Quick Lovinggood Middle School Lily Kate Akins Glynn Middle School Andrew Wang Riverwatch Middle School Robert Liberman Dickerson Middle School Aleah Heard-Smith Smokey Road Middle School Jinhee Han J. C. Booth Middle School Zuming Fan River Trail Middle School Eric Liu River Trail Middle School Logan Greer North Habersham Middle School

BASS CLARINET Colin Wong David Chung McCall Maynor David Elman

ALTO SAX Duho Yang Hunter Carles Jayson Brown Ian White Jackson Tadlock Adan Mantri

River Trail Middle School Riverwatch Middle School Ringgold Middle School Dodgen Middle School

Richmond Hill Middle School Ebenezer Middle School Swainsboro Middle School Five Forks Middle School Woodland Middle School (Euharlee) South Forsyth Middle School

TENOR SAX Emily Hassebroek Gina Cutlip

Ola Middle School Bonaire Middle School

BARITONE SAX Donovan Luo

TRUMPET

Nick Harrison Justin Griffin Ashlyn Dickerson Justin Oh Zihan Zhao Rick Zhao Tanner Murray Kyle Lee Joseph Her Sophia Bobo Will Sweet Jonathan Lackey Jack Merritt Phillip Head Ethan Ng

HORN

South Forsyth Middle School

Chamblee Middle School The Lovett School North Forsyth Middle School North Gwinnett Middle School Trickum Middle School Riverwatch Middle School Bethune Middle School (Folkston) Taylor Rd. Middle School Buford Middle School Ola Middle School Cherokee Bluff Middle School Alton C. Crews Middle School The Lovett School Riverwatch Middle School River Trail Middle School

Jensen Zhang River Trail Middle School Sanjit Hajgude South Forsyth Middle School Irene Tang Autrey Mill Middle School Arine Kim South Forsyth Middle School Adam Boswell Elkins Pointe Middle School Cathleen Bolger South Forsyth Middle School Caroline Evans Chattanooga Valley Middle School Ethan Harper Otwell Middle School

TROMBONE

Remzi Abaci Taylor Rd. Middle School Sulaiman Cham Druid Hills Middle School Megan Thomas Renfroe Middle School Benjamin Harris Bay Creek Middle School Emmanuel Olagunju Palmer Middle School Joshua Antony North Gwinnett Middle School Reagan Eddy Malcom Bridge Middle School Gene Kang South Forsyth Middle School Vera Volin Dodgen Middle School Ryan McKinnis Buford Middle School

BARITONE Katherine Lee Ian Machiz Brian Yoo Brenna Harper

TUBA

Isaac Lee Kushal Maganti Andrew Ninh Winston Edgerton Shreya Muralidhar Jeremie Constant

PERCUSSION

Tapp Middle School Tapp Middle School Riverwatch Middle School Fannin County Middle School

West Jackson Middle School Riverwatch Middle School West Jackson Middle School Valdosta Middle School Riverwatch Middle School Ringgold Middle School

Wesley Bird Ola Middle School Gus Weed West Jackson Middle School Thomas Huff Bear Creek Middle School (Statham) Davis McKenzie South Forsyth Middle School Suraj Chatoth North Gwinnett Middle School Stephanie Choi Feagin Mill Middle School Samantha Mitchell Woodward Academy


ALL-STATE CONCERT BAND DR. REBECCA PHILLIPS, CONDUCTOR

JOSH ROBERTS, PERCUSSION COORDINATOR | DR. ANDREW POOR, ORGANIZER

Dr. Rebecca Phillips is the Director of Bands at Colorado State University where she conducts the CSU Wind Symphony and guides all aspects of the band and graduate wind conducting program. Prior to this appointment, she served as the Associate Director of Bands and Director of Athletic Bands at the University of South Carolina where she was responsible for directing the Symphonic Winds Concert Band, “The Mighty Sound of the Southeast” Carolina Marching Band, “Concocktion” Pep Bands, teaching undergraduate instrumental conducting, and directing the Carolina Summer Drum Major Clinic. Dr. Phillips has served as a guest-conductor, clinician, and performer throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Most recently, she conducted a chamber winds concert featuring members of the Des Moines Symphony for the 2018 Iowa Bandmasters Association annual conference. In 2017, she conducted members of the Prague National Symphony at the inaugural “2017 American Spring Festival” in Prague, The Czech Republic. Dr. Phillips regularly conducts collegiate honor bands and all-state bands, and festival bands across the United States and in Canada and she has been a rehearsal clinician at the Midwest Clinic: An International Band and Orchestra Conference. Ensembles under her direction have been featured at the 2012 College Band Director’s National Association Southern Division Conference (CBDNA), the 2010 Society of Composers International Conference, and the 2008 North American Saxophone Alliance International Convention. In 2019, the Colorado State University Wind Symphony will be featured at the American Bandmasters Association National Convention. Dr. Phillips believes in treasuring the traditional wind music of the past as well as promoting cutting edge works of today’s finest composers. She has commissioned and conducted world and consortium premieres of works by several leading composers, including William Bolcomb, Frank Ticheli, James David, John Mackey, John Fitz Rogers, Robert Bradshaw, and Brett Dietz. Her conducting performances of David del Tredici’s In Wartime and John Mackey’s Redline Tango are both featured on the nationally distributed Louisiana State University Wind Ensemble compact disc project and the world premiere of John Fitz Rogers Narragansett is featured on the Compact Disc And I Await, featuring Dr. Phillips as guest conductor of the University of South Carolina Wind Ensemble. As a trombonist, Dr. Phillips’ performances can be found on several internationally distributed recordings. She has performed with the National Symphony Orchestra, U.S. Army Band (Pershing’s Own), the Tallahassee Symphony, and the Tampa Bay Opera Orchestra. She has also performed internationally in England, Mexico, the Caribbean, Russia, and Sweden, and has toured as a trombonist with Johnny Mathis and Barry Manilow. A native of the Washington, D.C. area, Dr. Phillips earned her Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from The Florida State University, Master of Music degrees in conducting and trombone performance from the University of South Florida, and a Doctorate of Musical Arts in conducting at Louisiana State University. She served as a secondary school band director for seven years in Florida, including Director of Bands at Howard W. Blake Performing Arts High School in Tampa, Florida where she developed an award-winning concert band program. Currently, she is the First Vice President and President-Elect of the National Band Association and serves on the Music Education Committee of the College Band Directors National Association.

PROGRAM Xerxes....................................................................................................................John Mackey With Soul Serene (world premiere)......................................................James M. David The New York Hippodrome.............................................John Philip Sousa, arr. Brion La Mezquita Cordoba........................................................................................Julie Giroux


ALL-STATE CONCERT BAND PA R T I C I PAT I N G STUDENTS

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Daniel Cruz Christine Kim Iris Kim Christine Kim Sydney Robinson Veronica Del Castillo Heesoo Jeongh Elayna Griffaw Shelby Kertz Hannah Stocksdale Ashlynn Mularchyk Hannah Huang Sarah Street Ashley Streeter

OBOE

Emma Gordon Joshua Kim Stephen Litt Tony Benavides

Hillgrove High School Lambert High School Kennesaw Mountain High School Heritage High School (Ringgold)

BASSOON

Vishaal Kareti Benjamin Jordan Benjamin Chisam Dillon Causby

CLARINET

Emily Johnston Hannah Shin Tan Charintranont Brandon Kwon Deston Lian Daniel Kim Kaitlyn Baek Alex Carrillo Amy Wen Aaron Wei Gavin Whitaker Maxwell Feng Rebekkah Pei Mingi Park Grace Oh Brendan Weinbaum Elise Larson Quinton Benner Tienkim Nguyen Mitchell Hunt Ryan Li Sun Moon East Gracie Wood Nate Kite

Swainsboro High School Johns Creek High School Johns Creek High School North Gwinnett High School Bremen High School Chattahoochee High School Chattahoochee High School McIntosh High School Jeff Davis High School North Forsyth High School Savannah Arts Academy Northview High School The Westminster Schools Kell High School

BASS CLARINET Eric Park Jasmine Stinson Ellinor Winer Ethan Campbell

CONTRA CLARINET Nadia Dixon

ALTO SAX Sanghyun Lee Alex Hidalgo Rishi Perumal Ryan Clever West Clayton Cathy Lin

TENOR SAX Emilie Mathe William Huelsbeck

North Forsyth High School Lambert High School Lakeside High School (Evans) Lambert High School Johns Creek High School North Gwinnett High School North Gwinnett High School George Walton Academy Parkview High School Northview High School Pope High School Northview High School Lambert High School Northview High School North Gwinnett High School North Atlanta High School Bremen High School Sequoyah High School Collins Hill High School Pope High School Gwinnett School of Math, Science, and Technology Coweta High School George Walton Academy Chamblee High School

Alpharetta High School

Northview High School Ringgold High School South Forsyth High School Pinecrest Academy Whitewater High School Northview High School

Cherokee Bluff High School Norcross High School

BARITONE SAX Andrew Stagliano

Wheeler High School Lassiter High School South Forsyth High School Cambridge High School

North Gwinnett High School Allatoona High School Grady High School Centennial High School

Carrollton High School

TRUMPET

Andrew Wang Johns Creek High School Mitchell Roussey North Gwinnett High School Fish Brosmer Centennial High School Ben Failor Alpharetta High School Tyler Garman Effingham County High School Toby Johnson Northgate High School Annabel Gelarden Pope High School Jacob Carlstrom Lee County High School Alex McBride South Effingham High School Thomas Welch Cambridge High School Siddu Boyeneni Denmark High School Koan Roy-Meighoo Decatur High School Maggie Rezendes Greenbrier High School Ke'Ron Clark Norcross High School Addison Poor Lambert High School Bobby Boone Putnam County High School

HORN

Aliceyn Covington William Fang Milan Ronvelwala Troy Kim Eli Galligan Amelia Young Steven Liberman Serena Deupser

Union County High School Cedar Shoals High School Gwinnett School of Math, Science, and Technology Norcross High School Pickens High School Parkview High School Walton High School Allatoona High School

TROMBONE Samuel Seo Wills Kane Leland Whitlock Jonatan Gonzalez Devrim Abaci Justus Smith Stephen Scott Liam Borque Will Jennings Charlotte Miller Mike Pulliam Niko Avradopulos

BARITONE

RJ Schaber Lane Mims Eli Scornik Zachary Smith Rin Teresaki Sarah Duddleston

TUBA

Kyla Hampson Brian Faire Sam Stellberg Enock Maganda Nicholas Wells Mikal Martin

PERCUSSION

Forsyth Central High School Lakeside High School (Evans) Chattahoochee High School Richmond Hill High School Chattahoochee High School Heritage High School (Ringgold) Heritage High School (Ringgold) McIntosh High School Savannah Arts Academy Pope High School George Walton Academy Norcross High School

Cambridge High School Pope High School George Walton Academy Locust Grove High School McIntosh High School Camden County High School

Milton High School Lambert High School North Forsyth High School Cedar Shoals High School Ola High School South Paulding High School

Christian Weimer Denmark High School Nikhil Young Lakeside High School (Evans) Ryan Zhang Alpharetta High School Reece Moseley Mill Creek High School Josh Brown Lakeview-Ft. Oglethorpe High School Nathan Tong North Gwinnett High School Dean Cureton The Westminster Schools


ALL-STATE CONCERT BAND DR. MARY K. SCHNEIDER, CONDUCTOR

MARCUS RAYNER, PERCUSSION COORDINATOR | DR. MYRA RHODEN, ORGANIZER

Mary K. Schneider is Professor of Music and Director of Bands at Eastern Michigan University where she conducts the Wind Symphony, teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in conducting and music education, directs the Music Now contemporary music festival, and guides the vision of the comprehensive band program at EMU. In addition, Dr. Schneider was appointed and began serving as interim Associate Director of the School of Music & Dance in 2018. Prior to her appointment at Eastern Michigan University a decade ago, Dr. Schneider served on the music faculty at the University of Minnesota for three years. Active nationally and internationally as a guest conductor, clinician, and adjudicator, Dr. Schneider is a strong advocate for new wind music, and maintains an active interest in that area of research. She has participated in commissioning and/or premiering over two dozen new works for wind band, and her ensembles frequently collaborate with composers, including most recently Dana Wilson, Michael Daugherty, Roshanne Etezady, William Bolcom, Carlos Simon, Steven Stucky, Aaron Perrine, and Catherine Likhuta. In addition to published articles in the GIA book series, Teaching Music Through Performance in Band, Schneider has presented on the topic of wind repertoire at the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago, and is a frequent invited lecturer on the celebrated American composer, John Corigliano, and his Symphony No. 3 for large wind ensemble, “Circus Maximus.” Dr. Schneider brings a diverse background to the podium and to her students in the classroom. She holds a doctor of musical arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin, where she studied conducting with Jerry Junkin. She has also earned degrees in horn performance and music education from the New England Conservatory of Music, and the University of Connecticut, having graduated with Distinction in Performance honors from the former. Elected to the American Bandmasters Association in 2013, Schneider is President-Elect of the North Central Division of the College Band Directors National Association, and has served two terms as President of the Mid-American Conference Band Directors Association. She is a contributing founder of the Music Education Alliance; a collaborative initiative between CBDNA, Music For All, and the National Band Association, sponsoring the William P. Foster project. Additionally, she serves on the Music Education Committee, and chairs the Diversity Committee for CBDNA, and maintains professional affiliations with the World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles, Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association, and holds honorary membership in the national band fraternities of Kappa Kappa Psi, and Tau Beta Sigma.

PROGRAM Passo a sei from “The Dance of Six”...................Gioachino Rossini, arr. Dunnigan “Break Forth O Beauteous, Heavenly Light”.....................................William Latham from Three Chorale Preludes Luminescence......................................................................................David Biedenbender À La Machaut.....................................................................................................Andrew Boss Don Ricardo....................................................................................................Gabriel Musella


ALL-STATE CONCERT BAND PA R T I C I PAT I N G STUDENTS

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Ivy Lee Franklin Zhao Joshua Tzeng Talley Powell Naveen Madhavan Katya Yoo Haley McLain Cherilyn Kim Jamie Nam Grace Shen Felicia Wang Mina Koo Mitali Bidkar Isabel Brock

OBOE

Alex Tang Kevin Barron Hailey Tayag Patrick Daw

BASSOON Kasey Park Noah Eastman Elena Kaiser Bailey Lesko

CLARINET Jonas Du Elise Gran Jason Mok Cecilia Mateo Daniel Cho Kyle Kim Kerry Tao Marcus Tipton Alex Holland Daniel Woo Aubrey Ford Sarah Park Sydney Morrissey Abby Hatch Jade Kang Jaden Tan Kylee Kim Alex Boswell Gabriel Wegener Minjae Kim Christian Parco Lauren Kim Katelyn Ratcliff Rohan Shiknis

Johns Creek High School Walton High School Johns Creek High School Worth County High School Denmark High School South Forsyth High School Denmark High School North Gwinnett High School North Gwinnett High School Walton High School Wesleyan School Gwinnett School of Math, Science, and Technology South Forsyth High School Grayson High School

Parkview High School Hillgrove High School Veterans High School Pope High School

BASS CLARINET

Benjamin Spinrad The Westminster Schools Noah Hill Northgate High School Cordelia Ciuk Camden County High School Kimberly Burlamaqui Hillgrove High School

CONTRA CLARINET Abby Toler

ALTO SAX

Grant Sheffield Mallorie Wiggins Talia Miller Nico Llamazales Joseph Garcia Justin Williams

The Westminster Schools West Forsyth High School North Gwinnett High School Richmond Hill High School Alpharetta High School Lambert High School Lambert High School Jackson County Comprehensive High School Cedar Shoals High School Gwinnett School of Math, Science, and Technology Ringgold High School McIntosh High School Lambert High School Ringgold High School North Gwinnett High School Lassiter High School North Gwinnett High School Milton High School Lassiter High School Walton High School Richmond Hill High School Marist School Brookwood High School Wheeler High School

Ola High School Ola High School Greater Atlanta Christian School Kell High School Chattahoochee High School Ridgeland High School

TENOR SAX Jeremy Wang Harmon Austin

Northview High School Pope High School

BARITONE SAX Kelcey Davis Jr.

Lambert High School Savannah Arts Academy Brookwood High School Norcross High School

Jeff Davis High School

TRUMPET

Paul Kwak Brandon Hall Cameran Butryn Adam Brock Noah Newsome Ryan Meredith Gabe Bowles Jack Rozza Noah Hicks Joshua Puente Sarah Bramlett Alexandrian Jared Brianna Reyes Calliope Cutchins Jacob Quick Ethan Webb

HORN

Andrew Jutras Emily Smith Abby Lewis Claudia Decredico Lily Morgan Nicholas Reed Gabriella Hoechst Aidan Christensen

Locust Grove High School

Buford High School Union Grove High School North Oconee High School Chamblee High School Chattahoochee High School Pope High School Newnan High School Walton High School South Paulding High School Lassiter High School Heritage High School (Ringgold) Cherokee Bluff High School Savannah Arts Academy The Paideia School Hillgrove High School Home School

North Oconee High School Savannah Arts Academy Norcross High School Milton High School Woodward Academy Norcross High School North Forsyth High School Kell High School

TROMBONE

Brooks Dokes George Walton Academy Justin Yu Lambert High School Ryan O'Leary North Forsyth High School Atira Murawski West Hall High School Nathaniel Wasihun Parkview High School Liam Barry Lassiter High School Chavier McDaniel Dutchtown High School Wesley Imig North Gwinnett High School Ben Novo Woodland High School (Cartersville) Bradley Hicks South Forsyth High School Davis Rogers Greenbrier High School Matthew Beatty Ringgold High School

BASS TROMBONE Johnathan Gum

South Effingham High School

BARITONE

Blane York Woodland High School (Cartersville) Roderic Parson Lakeside High School (Evans) Simone Van Pletzen Kell High School Matthew Springer Milton High School Brenden Limon Cambridge High School Yaziery Perez De La Torre Hillgrove High School

TUBA

Avery Walker Conner Williams Avery Pittman Matthew Lou Aaron Mullins Sebastion Fennel

Ola High School Pickens High School Woodland High School (Cartersville) Alpharetta High School Morgan County High School Madison County High School

PERCUSSION Nevin Korbett Daniel Kim Gary Gordon Den McGrew Maximus Genio Ben Said Colby Brown

Kell High School Northview High School Norcross High School Kennesaw Mountain High School Perry High School Houston County High School Lakeside High School (Evans)


ALL-STATE SYMPHONIC BAND PAULA A. CRIDER, CONDUCTOR

RUDY GILBERT, PERCUSSION COORDINATOR | TRACY WRIGHT, ORGANIZER

Following a distinguished 33 year teaching career, Professor Paula A. Crider continues to share her passion for making music through an active schedule as guest conductor, lecturer, clinician and adjudicator. She has enjoyed engagements in 47 states, Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom, France, Singapore, Italy, Germany, Spain, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, Australia and New Zesland. Professor Crider has taught in the public schools at all levels, and holds the unique distinction of having been the first female in the state of Texas to serve as director of bands at a class 5-A high school. Her Crockett High School Bands in Austin, Texas enjoyed both state and national recognition for musical excellence on the concert stage, and were twice named Texas 5A State Marching Champions. A tenured Full Professor at The University of Texas, Crider conducted the Symphony Band, and was Director of the acclaimed University of Texas Longhorn Band. During her 17 year tenure, she was twice accorded the “Eyes of Texas” Award for distinguished teaching. She continues to serve as visiting guest professor at universities throughout the country. She has written numerous articles for The Instrumentalist, The Band Directorʼ s Guide, the National Band Association Journal, and has published manuals for Brass Techniques, Marching Band Methods and Instrumental Conducting. She is co-author for the Hal Leonard “Masterwork Studies” series, and author of The Composerʼ s Legacy, Conductors on Conducting for Wind Band published by GIA. Professor Crider has presented professional teacher seminars throughout the United States, and has served as Music Director for the London New Year’s Day Parade. She is coordinator for the National Band Association Young Conductor/Mentor Program, is senior Educational Consultant for Conn-Selmer, Inc., and serves on the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Board of Directors. Crider is a Past President of the National Band Association, and the American Bandmasterʼ s Association. Awards and honors include the Tau Beta Sigma/Kappa Kappa Psi Distinguished Service to Music Award, the Sudler Legion of Merit, The Women Band Directorʼ s International Rose, The Grainger Society Medal, the National Band Association AWAPA Award, 2004 Texas Bandmaster of the Year, Phi Beta Mu Hall of Fame, and the Midwest Medal of Honor. In 2013, she was honored with a Doctor of Music Education Honoris Causa from the Vandercook School of Music. She was inducted into both the Women Band Directors International and the National Band Association Hall of Fame, and in 2015 was elected to the Phi Beta Mu International Hall of Fame.

PROGRAM High Wire.............................................................................................................John Mackey Pacem..................................................................................................................Robert Spittal Danzon #2................................................................................Arturo Marquez, arr. Nickel Italian Rhapsody..................................................................................................Julie Giroux


ALL-STATE SYMPHONIC BAND PA R T I C I PAT I N G STUDENTS

FLUTE

Christy Song Shelby Kerns Taelor Matos Rin Lee Sarah Zhang Sydney Mance Lucas Schaefer Rilyn McKallip Heeseo Han Olivia Colburn Ashley Kangas Loren Thomas Kristina Lee Maddy Jaime

OBOE

Hannah Dickerson Kristen Van Jennifer Kim McKaylin Walker

BASSOON

Ryan Hayes Claire Chen Niahm Kavanagh Xavier Lee

CLARINET

Heritage High School (Ringgold) Jeff Davis High School Brookwood High School North Gwinnett High School Johns Creek High School Woodward Academy Decatur High School Mary Persons High School North Gwinnett High School Alpharetta High School Northgate High School East Jackson Comprehensive High School Northview High School Johns Creek High School

Telfair County High School Milton High School Gwinnett School of Math, Science, and Technology Heritage High School (Ringgold)

BASS CLARINET Wyatt Smith Miracle Cole John Mattson Micayla Moffitt Abby Kiefer

CONTRA CLARINET Max Schneider

Triniti Rives Fayette County High School Logan Scott Gordon Lee High School Ethan Metcalf Alpharetta High School Janie Pan Milton High School Kayla Hutcherson Armuchee High School Brittani Gerkin Sequoyah High School Andy Luo Chattahoochee High School Aaron Guthrie Monroe Area High School Ansley McNeese Glynn Academy Kamari Hardee Peach County High School Colby Shaw Mill Creek High School Madisyn Jenkins Woodland High School (Cartersville) Jasmine Lee Evans High School Zach Trinh South Effingham High School Jaden Skelton Buford High School Christopher Nguyen Rome High School Eunice Choe Lambert High School Jake Soesbee North Paulding High School Wyatt Cutt Ringgold High School Matthew Castro Whitewater High School Sarah Her Northview High School Sabrina Gelarden Pope High School Allyson McKoon Newnan High School Christopher Kim Lee County High School

Decatur High School

ALTO SAX Natalia Warthen Sarah Jeffres Rhett Mobley Jonathon Webb Rachel Cox James Wiggins

TENOR SAX Olin Cordell Ethan Pickett

Newnan High School Pope High School Centennial High School McEachern High School McIntosh High School Buford High School

Hart County High School White County High School

BARITONE SAX Dylan King

Heritage High School (Ringgold) The Westminster Schools South Effingham High School Valdosta High School

Effingham County High School Camden County High School Mountain View High School Woodland High School (Cartersville) Veterans High School

Walton High School

TRUMPET

Paul Armitage Northgate High School Molly Ragon Gordon Lee High School Rachel Worley Pope High School Aidan McHugh Milton High School Will Cardin Pope High School Aidan Russell-McCorkle Madison County High School Jordan Payne Ola High School Noah Duncan Crisp County High School Gabe Ezeta West Hall High School Banta Sesay Woodland High School (Cartersville) Nate Smith Savannah Arts Academy Isaac Ha Greenbrier High School Caleb Scott Decatur High School Arnold Rose Savannah Arts Academy Alex Skelton Hillgrove High School Seoho Kim Oconee County High School

HORN

Xavier Rodriguez Brody Lindsey Adam Stillwagon Ian Cornelius Mauricio Martinez Spencer Hodge Matthew Reingold Anna Stanley

Richmond Hill High School George Walton Academy Hillgrove High School Perry High School Home School Sandy Creek High School Pope High School Hillgrove High School

TROMBONE Austin Murray Andrew Campbell Oscar De La Rosa Dalton Hooper Ian Taylor Anthony Cangemi Alex Nguyen Spencer Daughtry Mya Francis Kenji Trumble Cullen Hunt

First Presbyterian Day School Lassiter High School Camden County High School R.W. Johnson High School Pope High School Sequoyah High School Sprayberry High School Elbert County High School Stephenson High School Central High School (Carrollton) Pope High School

BASS TROMBONE Henry Le

BARITONE Alex Aull Billy Evans Austin Thorton Kelley Ozier Dakota Youngs John Stone

TUBA

Nate Seman Daniel Elsayegh Jackson Giles Cole Smith Olivia Helmly Payne Akins

Dutchtown High School

George Walton Academy Woodland High School (Cartersville) Newnan High School Carrollton High School Ringgold High School Monroe Area High School

Creekview High School Norcross High School Woodland High School (Cartersville) East Jackson Comprehensive High School Lassiter High School Statesboro High School

PERCUSSION

Dale Smith Pickens High School Chase Harrington North Gwinnett High School Zack Johnson Cambridge High School Jeremy Dimalanta Woodland High School (Cartersville) Jackson Merriam West Forsyth High School Brant Yang North Gwinnett High School Nicholus Jackson Central High School (Macon)


ALL-STATE SYMPHONIC BAND DR. SARAH McKOIN, CONDUCTOR

TRAVIS DOWNS, PERCUSSION COORDINATOR | NEIL RUBY, ORGANIZER

Dr. Sarah McKoin is the Director of Bands and Professor of Conducting at Texas Tech University. Her responsibilities include Conductor and Musical Director of the TTU Symphonic Wind Ensemble, administrating the graduate program in wind conducting, teaching conducting and wind literature, and overseeing all facets of the University band program, which includes 5 concert bands, the 400 member Goin’ Band from Raiderland, and other athletic bands. Under Dr. McKoin’s direction, the Symphonic Wind Ensemble will perform for the third time at the 2017 Texas Music Educators Association Conference, and has been featured at the Southwest Regional Conference for the College Band Director’s National Association in Las Cruces, NM. Dr. McKoin’s ensemble has recorded world premiere recordings of the wind music of Chen Yi on the Naxos label released in 2015, as well as Narong Prangcharoen’s work Chakra on his compilation CD entitled “Phenomenon,” released on the Albany label. Dr. McKoin maintains an active schedule as a guest conductor and clinician and has traveled extensively throughout the United States and abroad. Recently, she served as a clinician for a band festival in Thailand, and has worked for the Asian Pacific American School Honor Band in Guangzhou, China comprised of 100 students from Korea, Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, Kuala Lampur, Shanghai and other Southeast Asian cities. She has guest conducted in Taipei, Taiwan and has traveled to Tel Aviv, Israel to serve as producer for the world premiere recording of Roberto Sierra’s Fantasia Correliana with the Castellani-Andriaccio guitar duo. Prior to her appointment at Texas Tech, Professor McKoin was the Director of Bands at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and held appointments at the State University of New York at Buffalo and SUNY Fredonia. Additionally, McKoin spent nine summers in residence on the conducting faculty at the Brevard Music Center in Brevard, North Carolina as the Director of the Transylvania Wind Ensemble, and has taught at the Interlochen Arts Academy. Dr. McKoin holds her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin as well as degrees from Wichita State University and Michigan State University. She has served as President of the Southwest Division of the College Band Director’s National Association as well as President of the Big 12 Band Director’s Association. She is a member of TMEA, TBA, Phi Beta Mu, Pi Kappa Lambda and holds honorary memberships in Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma.

PROGRAM Downey Overture...........................................................................................Oscar Navarro Into the Silent Land.....................................................................................Steven Danyew Give Us This Day...........................................................................................David Maslanka "The Gum-Suckers" March......................................................Percy Aldridge Grainger edited by R. Mark Rogers


ALL-STATE SYMPHONIC BAND PA R T I C I PAT I N G STUDENTS

FLUTE

Adrian Galbrath Elise Park Erin Kim Harbin Hong Julie Reneslacis Brissa Fraire Mackenzie Weston Leilani Schroeder Sarah Quayle Jonathan Fang Sally Smith Grace Xu Holly Taylor Kylie Boschen

OBOE

Chelsea Yuan Ojochilemi Okoka Catherine Walker Jessica Pan

Temple High School North Gwinnett High School Woodward Academy Woodward Academy South Forsyth High School Dalton High School Sequoyah High School Union County High School Richmond Hill High School The Westminster Schools Decatur High School Walton High School Bible Baptist Christian School Lassiter High School

Northview High School North Atlanta High School Woodstock High School Parkview High School

BASSOON

William Murdoch Ringgold High School Eric Webb Thomas County Central High School Brendon Bassett Chamblee High School Melody Morgan Clarke Central High School

CLARINET

Kibong Lee Mitch Mullin Nicholas Hong Justin Patillo Eli Parrish Ayoub Abubaker Daniel Kim Kat Parler Darren Dunn Ian Robinson Elaine Joo Mason Rzepkowski Tyler Trivelpiece Tarik Itum Kasey Cote Aidan Rowell Olivia Hall Jeremy Poulos Autumn Stroud Lillie Coppage Duncan Jourdan Rachel Lester Kaela Holland Annie Pei

Walton High School Brookwood High School Walton High School Newnan High School Bremen High School Alpharetta High School Richmond Hill High School Decatur High School Mount Paran Christian School Brookwood High School East Coweta High School Whitewater High School South Paulding High School Wheeler High School Howard High School Savannah Arts Academy Central High School (Carrollton) Lassiter High School Franklin County High School Lakeside High School (Atlanta) Eastside High School McEachern High School East Coweta High School Lambert High School

BASS CLARINET Ethan Ranasinghe Peyton Mizelle Ethan Fournier Logan Coe Aaron Skinner

Pope High School Savannah Arts Academy Effingham County High School Pope High School Forsyth Central High School

CONTRA CLARINET Alyssa Hampton

Houston County High School

ALTO SAX

Tristan Terry Parker Franklin Rand Llamazales Isabella Serazzi Malaika Simelane Agustin Lorenzo

Savannah Arts Academy Lassiter High School Kell High School North Forsyth High School McIntosh High School Lassiter High School

TENOR SAX Neeraj Raja Claire Halloran

Walton High School Lassiter High School

BARITONE SAX Jordan Steele

TRUMPET Tad Kim Keshav Anand Will Rich David Sanchez Barton Sopata Annalise Rosati Anna Paulus James Jutras Nate Dickey Jack Brooker Rex DiPietro Billy Sands Caleb Tsai Tim Aceto Logan Bowers Sandi Knezevic

HORN

Emma Barnstead Logan Mossor Sarah Hicks Hannah Royals Antonina Forzese Charles Dunn Phoebe Guidry Annie Feng

Southwest Dekalb High School

Lambert High School South Forsyth High School Lakeside High School (Evans) West Forsyth High School Model High School Duluth High School Milton High School North Oconee High School Effingham County High School Kennesaw Mountain High School Creekview High School Woodland High School (Cartersville) Walton High School Mill Creek High School Johns Creek High School Peachtree Ridge High School

Fannin County High School Hillgrove High School South Forsyth High School Central High School (Carrollton) Alpharetta High School Pope High School Perry High School Northview High School

TROMBONE Eric Looney Iain Cooke Tyler Quick Nicolas McRae Hayden Cutt Ian Schwalbe Caleb Land Lachlan Stuart Peter Germ Ethan Babb Hasim Smith

Oconee County High School Forsyth Central High School Hillgrove High School Columbus High School Ringgold High School Alpharetta High School Prince Avenue Christian School Decatur High School Woodland High School (Cartersville) Ringgold High School Southwest Dekalb High School

BASS TROMBONE Cullen Findley

BARITONE Joseph Bickel Winston Luo Capper Howard Noah Minch Ethan Mahon Luka Wilmink

Lassiter High School

Eastside High School Lambert High School Creekview High School Hillgrove High School Harrison High School Pope High School

TUBA

Luke Plugge Lassiter High School Caleb Moore Thomas County Central High School Peter Pontes White County High School Bryant Fair Kell High School Griffin Haarbauer Pope High School Ryan Baggott Greenbrier High School

PERCUSSION

Christian Kilgore North Oconee High School Daniel Chapadeau Whitewater High School Aaron Rieck Walton High School Ty Cundy Cambridge High School Calvin Stovall Woodland High School (Cartersville) Kobe Lester North Cobb High School Patrick Sorah Jefferson High School


ALL-STATE MIDDLE SCHOOL ORCHESTRA JOEL POWELL, CONDUCTOR BILL SCRUGGS, ORGANIZER

Joel Powell is currently the Director of Orchestras at Carmel Middle School in Carmel, IN and also serves as the Concert Orchestra conductor of the New World Youth Orchestras of Indianapolis, IN. Mr. Powell graduated magna cum laude with honors from Ball State University, earning a BA in Music Education. Mr. Powell is formerly an orchestra director at Avon Community Schools and Goshen Community Schools where he taught middle and high school orchestra. Mr. Powell is an accomplished conductor and orchestra director. As a conductor, he studied with Kirk Trevor and Bohuslav Rattay and has participated in master classes with Kevin Noe. Mr. Powell’s orchestras have consistently earned international recognition and honors. Two of Mr. Powell’s orchestras have been invited to perform at the prestigious Midwest Clinic International Band and Orchestra Conference in Chicago, Il, first with the Avon Middle School Chamber Orchestra in 2015 at the 69th Annual Midwest Clinic and second the Carmel Middle School Chamber Orchestra in 2017 at the 71st Annual Midwest Clinic. Highly sought after as a clinician and conductor, Mr. Powell’s orchestras consistently earn top ratings and prizes at contests and festivals. Mr. Powell has twice served as an honorary guest conductor for the Jefferson County Public School Corporation’s All-County Honor Orchestra (Louisville, KY), conducting both the high school and middle school honor orchestras. He has also guest-conducted the Indiana American String Teachers Association All-Region Honor Orchestra. Since 2014, Mr. Powell has served as a faculty clinician for the Music for All Summer Symposium at Ball State University. Additionally, Mr. Powell and his ensembles have been featured in The Instrumentalist magazine, a music education magazine circulated around the world. As a leader in the field of music education, Mr. Powell presented a clinic in 2017 at the prestigious Midwest Clinic on the subject of middle school and high school curriculum alignment. Mr. Powell began his studies on violin and viola with Dr. Caroline Card Wendt. As a violinist, Mr. Powell studied with concert violinist and recording artist Mary Kothman and was a scholarship pupil of renowned violin virtuoso Sherry Kloss, past teaching associate of Jascha Heifetz. Mr. Powell’s list of professional performance engagements as a musician include such distinctions as scholarship pupil at the Jascha Heifetz Institute for the Development of Personal Style and master classes with Sydney Harth, Felicia Moye, David Holland, Roger Meyers, and Stephen Clapp, the former Dean of the Juilliard School of Music. Mr. Powell is also an accomplished violist and studied extensively with Philip Tietze. Mr. Powell regularly performs with the Muncie Symphony Orchestra and other area orchestras as both a violinist and violist. Mr. Powell’s wife, Madison Gren Powell, is an accomplished concert violinist and respected private teacher. Mr. Powell also has a son, Gavin, and two daughters, Sabrina and Vanessa, all of whom study the violin.

PROGRAM Drifen…..………………………………………………………………........................………………………….Atwell Allegretto from Symphony no. 7………………………………....Beethoven, arr. Longfield Arabian Dreams…………………………………………………………..................…………………..Newbold O Magnum Mysterium String Orchestra..………………………...Lauridsen, arr. Dackow Themes from the Moldau.…………………………………………………....…...Smetana, arr. Frost Swamp Thang…………………………………………………………………....................………………...Meyer


ALL-STATE MIDDLE SCHOOL ORCHESTRA PA R T I C I PAT I N G STUDENTS

1ST VIOLIN

Raymond Liu Roy Lee Ronald Zhang Abigail Stone Lucas Nyman Isabella Lin Shristi Roy Charles Kim Kate "Sunny" Kim Gabriel Hambrick Michael Cai Ashley Heo Arina Lee Jia Kim Samay Desai Tony Ge Ted Noh Jean Yu Euan Ham Rachel Kwon Sophia Wang Annie Hong

Five Forks Middle School River Trail Middle School Five Forks Middle School Ridgeview Charter School Rising Starr Middle School Autrey Mill Middle School Woodward Academy Autrey Mill Middle School Dodgen Middle School The Waldorf School of Atlanta Hull Middle School River Trail Middle School River Trail Middle School Inman Middle School Webb Bridge Middle School River Trail Middle School North Gwinnett Middle School Pinckneyville Middle School Eagle's Landing Middle School North Gwinnett Middle School Dickerson Middle School Autrey Mill Middle School

2ND VIOLIN

Katherine Chong Autrey Mill Middle School Eugenie Lim McClure Middle School (Kennesaw) Victoria Choi Taylor Rd. Middle School Jessica Rhee General Ray Davis Middle School Ajay Balasubramaniam Riverwatch Middle School Ryan Shin Twin Rivers Middle School Chamblee Middle School Carol Li Northbrook Middle School Rebekah Kim Dodgen Middle School Angelina Lee Killian Hill Christian School Sarah McDonald Autrey Mill Middle School Amy Mo Dacula Middle School Stephanie Li Fulton Science Academy Richard Kang Osborne Middle School Sasha Kostan Home School William Brantley Dodgen Middle School Stephen Zhu Osborne Middle School Erik Kostan Hightower Trail Middle School Mary Gilbert Dodgen Middle School Kang Lee Chamblee Middle School Lost Meghan Bosman Mountain Middle School North Tyler Clements Gwinnett Middle School Hull Alexander Kim Middle School Solomon Cho Home School Clara Brucker

VIOLA

Jaehyun Im Hannah Smallwood DiDi Stone ZiWei Tang Esther Jason Xu George Young Sabrina Yeh Jensi Perng Lynden Baek Cion Kim Shinby Kim Dominique White Vincent Walton Tyler Powers Lindsey Carpenter Alex Hocutt

River Trail Middle School Northwestern Middle School Rising Starr Middle School F. Garrison School for the Arts Dodgen Middle School Dodgen Middle School River Trail Middle School River Trail Middle School North Gwinnett Middle School Taylor Rd. Middle School North Gwinnett Middle School Durham Middle School The Waldorf School of Atlanta Union Grove Middle School Elkins Pointe Middle School Hightower Trail Middle School

CELLO

Brandon Leonard Chamblee Middle School Richard Wang Rising Starr Middle School Kristen Song Home School Yunna Kim North Gwinnett Middle School Nathan Shepherd Coleman Middle School Eric Xu Duluth Middle School Grace Yu Hull Middle School Elly Kim Hull Middle School Alex Ko Home School Jane Lee Pinckneyville Middle School John Kim Creekland Middle School (Lawrenceville) Oliver Lindholm Home School Abbygale Smith Alton C. Crews Middle School Kevin Lee Taylor Rd. Middle School Lacy Kluck McClure Middle School (Kennesaw) Joshua Kim North Gwinnett Middle School

BASS

Richard Zhou North Gwinnett Middle School Chance Crigler Stanford Online High School E'LissaAnn Jones Haynes Bridge Middle School Madeline Bower Marietta Middle School Kaitlin Kahren Creekland Middle School (Lawrenceville) Ethan Huang Kittredge Magnet School Audrey Nguyen Webb Bridge Middle School Thomas Gamba Elkins Pointe Middle School


ALL-STATE MIDDLE SCHOOL ORCHESTRA DEBORAH BAKER MONDAY, CONDUCTOR BO NA, ORGANIZER

Deborah Baker Monday has retired from her 25 year tenure in the award winning Logan City orchestra program. She continues to share her talents with students as a guest clinician, conductor and teaching supervisor. Ms. Monday received her B.M.E., magna cum laude, from Florida State University with an emphasis in string education. She was awarded an academic fellowship to attend the University of Alabama where she received her M.M. in composition. During that time she was a bassist with the Meridian Symphony Orchestra and the Tupelo Symphony Orchestra. She continued her studies at Louisiana State University where she received the Chancellor’s Award to participate in the L.S.U. Symphony Orchestra under the direction of James Yestadt. She has studied theory and composition with Harold Schiffman, John Boda, Frederic Goossen, Paul Hedwall and Dinos Constantinides. Ms. Monday continued to be an active bass performer when she moved to Utah. After completing all of the course work and passing the written and oral portions of the doctoral exams, she was hired to teach in the Logan City School District as a low string specialist. During her tenure with Logan she has pursued her interest in composition and arranging for educational strings and has over 130 works with seven publishing companies. This has been a rewarding part of her career while she and her husband, Bill, have raised 4 amazing children. She has received awards for Outstanding Elementary Educator and Superior Accomplishment from the UtahASTA and UtahMEA, respectively. She won the UtahASTA Composition Competition in 2006 and 2011. Ms. Monday has presented at numerous state music conferences throughout the U.S. as well as several national ASTA conventions, The Midwest Clinic and the prestigious Ohio State String Teachers Workshop. She is very active as a clinician, conductor and adjudicator and has received numerous commissions for her work. Her studies in composition and experience in string education have combined to make her one of the leading contributors to the educational repertoire for string players.

PROGRAM Allegro…..................................................George Frideric Handel, arr. Sandra Dackow from Concerto Grosso, Opus 6, No.1 Chant-Formations………………………………………………..….......……Deborah Baker Monday Iditarod………………………………………………………..................…………………Soon Hee Newbold Lullaby to the Moon……………………………………………...……….......…...,........Brian Balmages Fiddler On The Rocks…………………………………………..…………........…………...Bart Picqueur


ALL-STATE MIDDLE SCHOOL ORCHESTRA PA R T I C I PAT I N G STUDENTS

1ST VIOLIN Suann Kim Claire Cho Alicia Li Brandon Lee Revin Jun Kaylyn Zhong Eric Sun Lela Stair Christina Liu Jeffrey Xu Daeho Kwak Hyunbin Moon Glona Bang Janice Lee Jordan Zheng Sophie Wang Lucas Stancill Hayden Yi Jennifer Park Harah Kang Joseph Moon Soham Pati

North Gwinnett Middle School Webb Bridge Middle School Haynes Bridge Middle School Coleman Middle School River Trail Middle School River Trail Middle School Webb Bridge Middle School Duluth Middle School Taylor Rd. Middle School Autrey Mill Middle School Twin Rivers Middle School Hull Middle School River Trail Middle School Taylor Rd. Middle School River Trail Middle School The Westminster Schools North Gwinnett Middle School North Gwinnett Middle School Autrey Mill Middle School Esther F. Garrison School for the Arts

Twin Rivers Middle School Hopewell Middle School

2ND VIOLIN

Elise Park Dodgen Middle School River Trail Middle School Emma Hu Northbrook Middle School Rebekah Kim Autrey Mill Middle School Chloe Sun North Gwinnett Middle School Nathan Kim North Gwinnett Middle School Anand Krishnan Five Forks Middle School Allison Cheng Autrey Mill Middle School Youyou Zhu Arden Autry Woodward Academy Home School Joanna Wang Osborne Middle School Luca Veni Hightower Trail Middle School Leyah James Home School David McClellan Autrey Mill Middle School Isabela Christian Lanier Middle School Richmond Adelmo Segovia Hill Middle School Fulton Sean Kim Ranjani Vasudevan Science Academy Twin Rivers Middle School Crabapple Middle Zoe Lee School Hebron Christian Christina Wu Academy Hull Middle School Abigail Lee Erin Park North Gwinnett Middle School Elvin Lee

VIOLA

The Lovett School The Westminster Schools Morgan Gao Autrey Mill Middle School Taylor Anastasia Waid Rd. Middle School Coleman Jason Seo Middle School North Gwinnett Colleen Kim Jonathan Gil Middle School Joshua Jeon Diane Kwon J. C. Booth Middle School England Meadows The Waldorf School of Atlanta Olivia Yu Webb Bridge Middle School Arnika Alikhani The Westminster Schools Bryan Kim North Gwinnett Middle School Stanley Yeboah Sutton Middle School Bryce Wells Marietta Middle School Ethan Cook Marietta Middle School Lindsay Kim Hull Middle School Ella Trost Kings Academy

CELLO

Jaia Alli Joshua Nguyen Melanie Zhang Aurora Gartland Lucia Reber-Vinas Tyler Gemmell JD Yoo Eric Son Yehyun Hong Allison Kitchens Kathy Park Isabelle Coursey Jonah Yi Leonardo Song Jihoon Kim David Fu

BASS

The Westminster Schools Daniell Middle School Hightower Trail Middle School The Waldorf School of Atlanta The Waldorf School of Atlanta Glenn C. Jones Middle School Webb Bridge Middle School North Gwinnett Middle School Clarke Middle School Hopewell Middle School River Trail Middle School Chamblee Middle School North Gwinnett Middle School Chamblee Middle School Hull Middle School Dodgen Middle School

Yenna Park Savannah Country Day School Macy Kiger Lost Mountain Middle School Bria Rives Bennett's Mill Middle School Tendekai Mawokomatanda DeKalb School of the Arts Zarea Hunter Esther F. Garrison School for the Arts Jack Bolte Chamblee Middle School David Cooper The Museum School of Avondale Estates Alexandria Brooks-Alt The Globe Academy (Upper Campus)


ALL-STATE 9TH & 10TH GRADE STRING ORCHESTRA WILLIAM WHITE, CONDUCTOR PATRICIA CLEATON, ORGANIZER

William C. White is a conductor, composer, teacher, writer, and performer based in Seattle, WA, where he currently serves as music director of Orchestra Seattle and the Seattle Chamber Singers, a unique performing ensemble comprised of a chorus and orchestra that concertize as one. From 2011 to 2015, Mr. White served as Assistant Conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, working closely with music director Louis Langrée and an array of guest artists, including John Adams, Philip Glass, Jennifer Higdon, and Itzhak Perlman. A noted pedagogue, he has led some of the nation’s finest youth orchestra programs, including Portland’s Metropolitan Youth Symphony and the Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra. Mr. White has long-standing associations with a number of musical organizations, including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, for whom he has regularly given pre-concert lectures since 2008. Mr. White maintains a significant career as a composer of music for the concert stage, theater, cinema, church, radio, and film. His music has been performed throughout North America as well as in Asia and Europe. His output includes a symphony, an oratorio, chamber music of all varieties, and several works intended for young audiences. His music has been recorded on the MSR Classics and Cedille Record labels. Mr. White earned a masters degree in Conducting from Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, and a BA in Music from the University of Chicago. In 2004, he began attending the Pierre Monteux School for Conductors under the tutelage of Michael Jinbo, later serving as the school’s Conducting Associate, then as its Composer-in-Residence. Mr. White hails from Bethesda, MD, where he began his musical training as a violist. Recordings of his works can be heard at his web site, www.willcwhite.com, where he also maintains a blog and publishing business.

PROGRAM Divertimento No. 1 in D, K. 136………………......………….……………..……………...W.A. Mozart Nocturne……………...……………………….......………...Alexander Borodin, arr. Joel Jacklich (from String Quartet No. 2 in D Major) Recollected Dances………………………………...........…………………….………...William C. White Libertango………....………………………………………………...Astor Piazzolla, arr. James Kazik


ALL-STATE 9TH & 10TH GRADE STRING ORCHESTRA PA R T I C I PAT I N G STUDENTS

1ST VIOLIN

Hannah Lee Toby Liu Kevin Chen Eunice Chon Charis Dwire Aidan Payne Ellie Park Grace Yan Banglue Wei Aaron Beraki Salome Won Erin Suh Christia Saputera Amie Wang Etta Thomas Andrew Jung Sanjna Prakash Daniel Huang Alexandra Yu Madison Park Bo (Kevin) Chae Crystal Dai

North Cobb High School The Westminster Schools Norcross High School Howard High School Home School Lassiter High School North Gwinnett High School Walton High School Walton High School Brookwood High School Lambert High School Chattahoochee High School Peachtree Ridge High School Johns Creek High School Greenbrier High School Peachtree Ridge High School Gwinnett School of Math, Science, and Technology Athens Academy Davidson Fine Arts Columbus High School Walton High School Chattahoochee High School

2ND VIOLIN Zach Tseng Ori Kang Bryan Chong Hermes Mejia Hallie Perry Alice Zhang Erin Kong Susie Choi

Chattahoochee High School Peachtree Ridge High School Greater Atlanta Christian School Duluth High School Home School Lambert High School North Gwinnett High School Gwinnett School of Math, Science, and Technology Nehemiah Wiggins Martha Ellen Stilwell School of the Arts Danielle Najarian Milton High School Daniel Lee Chattahoochee High School Rachel Kim River Ridge High School Nishka Soni Gwinnett School of Math, Science, and Technology Seoyeon Park Alpharetta High School Olivia Velanova The Westminster Schools Angela Kim Peachtree Ridge High School Evan Thomas Greenbrier High School Kevin Sun Lambert High School Khanh Pham North Gwinnett High School Aaron Park Northview High School Olivia Durrence Mill Creek High School Jasmine Hsu Paul Duke STEM High School

VIOLA

Rachel Lee Noah Frank Alison Yau Hyeonju Kim Joshua Lee Matthew Song Sujay Rao Esha Sringeri Roshan Desai Sophie Caillault Kevin Kurashima Victoria Kang David Kim Chelsea Young Trevor Xie Lauren Lee

Chamblee High School Roswell High School Chattahoochee High School Lafayette Christian School Chattahoochee High School North Gwinnett High School Cambridge High School Milton High School Wheeler High School Clarke Central High School Martha Ellen Stilwell School of the Arts Northview High School Gwinnett School of Math, Science, and Technology Johns Creek High School Northview High School Peachtree Ridge High School

CELLO

Cal Walrath Dean Kim Juwon Lim Jeremy Lee Seong Won Lee Caleb Slate Anna Nam Connor Swain Fayha Polite Dayo Lee Isaac Cho Fiona McElroy Sophie Lee Peter Chon Matthew Kim Joseph Seog

BASS

Johns Creek High School Lambert High School Kennesaw Mountain High School Duluth High School Chattahoochee High School Sprayberry High School McIntosh High School Hillgrove High School Savannah Arts Academy McIntosh High School Peachtree Ridge High School Decatur High School North Gwinnett High School Howard High School Northview High School North Gwinnett High School

Frank Zhou Peyton Lightcap Evan Smallwood Thomas Irish Noah Koh Amos Lingenfelter Anna Wilson Dennis Smallwood

North Gwinnett High School Brookwood High School Milton High School Milton High School Johns Creek High School DeKalb School of the Arts Davidson Fine Arts Milton High School


ALL-STATE 9TH & 10TH GRADE FULL ORCHESTRA AKIKO FUJIMOTO, CONDUCTOR

STACY BROWN, PERCUSSION COORDINATOR | LAURA WEBB, ORGANIZER

Akiko Fujimoto is the associate conductor for the Minnesota Orchestra, where she conducts the Young People’s Concerts, Symphonic Adventures for High Schools, special events and outdoor community concerts, while serving as cover conductor for classical subscription programs and Live at Orchestra Hall performances. Additionally, she serves as a link to the community, participating in engagement activities, school visits and collaborations with other Minnesota arts and cultural institutions. Before arriving in Minnesota, Fujimoto served as the associate conductor of the San Antonio Symphony for five seasons. Highlights in San Antonio included a gala featuring violinist Gil Shaham in Brahms’ Violin Concerto, an all-French classical subscription program and fully staged ballet productions including Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet, Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake and The Nutcracker. Prior to arriving in Texas, Fujimoto served as the conducting associate for the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. As a guest conductor, Fujimoto has performed with the Houston Symphony, Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra, the Round Rock Symphony and the Fort Wayne Philharmonic. Additionally, she has conducted Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra as a participant in the Young Conductors Program and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra at the St. Magnus Festival. During the 2018-19 season she will make her debut with the Mid-Texas Symphony with the music of Rossini, Ellen Taafe Zwilich and Tchaikovsky. She will also return to the San Antonio Symphony to conduct a classical subscription program featuring music of Toru Takemitsu, Bernstein and Dvořák, and to the Los Angeles Philharmonic as a cover conductor for two all-Brahms programs. In August 2019, she will conduct her first program on the Minnesota Orchestra’s Sommerfest series. Fujimoto has extensive experiences working with young musicians, starting at Harvard University where she directed the Mozart Society Orchestra for five seasons and at Stanford University where she served as the interim music director of the Stanford Symphony Orchestra. In Virginia, she held the positions of Director of Orchestras at the College of William & Mary and music director of the Williamsburg Youth Orchestras. Born in Japan, Fujimoto moved to the United States at age 14 and attended Stanford University where she studied music and psychology. She holds masters degrees in conducting from Boston University and the Eastman School of Music.

PROGRAM Symphony No. 2, Movement 1………….………………………....……………Alexander Borodin Pavane.......................…………………………………………………………………………………Gabriel Fauré The Sound of Music (Selections from)…..Rodgers & Hammerstein, arr. Bennett The Planets: Jupiter, The Bringer of Jollity……………….….……………………Gustav Holst


ALL-STATE 9TH & 10TH GRADE FULL ORCHESTRA PA R T I C I PAT I N G STUDENTS

1ST VIOLIN

Anna Hu Sung-Lin Hsieh Kelly Jeong Darsha Krishnamurthi Naheun Kim Zoe Gotlin Raunak Kumar Hiyori Williams Sarah Park David Chung Kerrigan Mandrell Madison Park Christina Kim Jason Zhuang Rebecca Ho Andrew Mao Erin Choi Lauren Zelnak Daniel Ng Nevin Gregory Grace Kim Mina Smith

2ND VIOLIN

Erin Cho Minjae Kim Do Eon Kim Abigail Carpenter Jeremiah Jung Sara Magelis Janae Ikeler Yoon Ji Cho Daniel Seog Rumi Lee Olivia Cai

Northview High School Johns Creek High School Northview High School Denmark High School The Westminster Schools Johns Creek High School Johns Creek High School Martha Ellen Stilwell School of the Arts North Gwinnett High School The Paideia School Harrison High School River Ridge High School Peachtree Ridge High School Lambert High School Cambridge High School The Westminster Schools Collins Hill High School The Lovett School Gwinnett School of Math, Science, and Technology Gwinnett School of Math, Science, and Technology Lakeside High School (Atlanta) Savannah Arts Academy

Alpharetta High School Lambert High School Johns Creek High School Roswell High School Northview High School DeKalb School of the Arts Home School Chattahoochee High School North Gwinnett High School Houston County High School Gwinnett School of Math, Science, and Technology Asad Yamin Walton High School Jason Bao Johns Creek High School SaiAnirudh Vedartham Northview High School Urim Lee Mountain View High School Songhyun Lee North Gwinnett High School Lauren Barnes Home School Lina Kim Collins Hill High School Hilary Chen Northview High School Stana Choi Columbus High School Frances Prager Savannah Arts Academy Heyi Zhang Parkview High School

VIOLA

Ted Paek Lambert High School Joseph Kim North Gwinnett High School Claire Hong North Gwinnett High School Irene Park Collins Hill High School Kaiyan Xu Chamblee High School Alex Oh Athens Academy Nicholas Chang Duluth High School Sallie Kim Chattahoochee High School Clara Kim Johns Creek High School Kevin Cromer Woodward Academy Matthew Lim Lambert High School Jordan Little Duluth High School Mark Kliesen Grayson High School Cadence Claar-Pressley DeKalb School of the Arts Kathryn Bruder Lassiter High School Joseph Yoo Alpharetta High School

CELLO

Chung (Roy) Lee Evan Nicholson Gabriella McClellan Patrick Kim Nathaniel Stone

Peachtree Ridge High School The Paideia School Home School Woodward Academy Riverwood International Charter School Johnathan Fuller Grady High School Joseph Winters Norcross High School Amy Kim McIntosh High School Alexander Lee The Westminster Schools Willa Pevey DeKalb School of the Arts Jessica Tang Johns Creek High School Irene Chiao Walton High School Brian Ji Peachtree Ridge High School Emma Surbrook Johns Creek High School Connie Kim North Gwinnett High School Rishi Gaddamanugu North Gwinnett High School

BASS

Aiden Johnson Mountain View High School Jonathan (JT) Sandberg Sprayberry High School Noah Daniel Hillgrove High School Miles Smith Collins Hill High School Nathan Keith Kell High School David Champion Harrison High School Brenden Feldman McIntosh High School Abhinav Kona Walton High School

HARP

Madeline Chen Megan Moran

Riverwood International Charter School North Cobb High School

FLUTE

Alice Huh Emily Kim Amy Buckalew

Lambert High School Peachtree Ridge High School McIntosh High School

OBOE

Elise Hayen Christopher Lee Gracee Myers

Heritage High School (Ringgold) Johns Creek High School Coffee High School

BASSOON

Mackenzie Kormann Mount Paran Christian School Reeve Coble Pope High School Joshua Konfrst Norcross High School

CLARINET Stan Lee James Shin Madi Coffey

Lambert High School Richmond Hill High School Heritage High School (Ringgold)

BASS CLARINET Atulram Vucha

TRUMPET

Andrew Madson Jack Ramu Corbin Murphy

Lambert High School Forsyth Central High School Ola High School

HORN

Ediz Eribac Sarah Harding Luke Cross Grace Yao

Roswell High School West Forsyth High School Ringgold High School Lambert High School

TROMBONE Nathan Campbell David Wahl

Heritage High School (Ringgold) Alpharetta High School

BASS TROMBONE Trey Deal

TUBA

Minjae Jacob Lee

Parkview High School

Lambert High School

TIMPANI

Jonah Schertz

Milton High School

PERCUSSION Evan Magill Evan Holder Grant Oliver

Lambert High School

Lambert High School Cedartown High School Effingham County High School


ALL-STATE 11TH & 12TH GRADE STRING ORCHESTRA MICHAEL HOPKINS, CONDUCTOR LORI BUONAMICI, ORGANIZER

Michael Hopkins is Associate Professor and Chair of Music Education at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where he teaches courses in string techniques, orchestra methods, research methods, and the psychology of music. Prior to joining the U-M faculty, Hopkins was the conductor of the University of Vermont Symphony Orchestra, and directed middle and high school orchestras in Colorado, Michigan, and Vermont. He is the founding director of the Burlington Chamber Orchestra and has been a guest conductor at over 100 orchestra festivals and clinics throughout the United States. He has given over 60 presentations at national and state music education conferences on various topics in string education and music technology and has composed and arranged over 70 published works for orchestra. He has published articles in the Journal of Research in Music Education, International Journal of Music Education, CRME Bulletin, Music Education Research, American String Teacher, String Research Journal, the Music Educators’ Journal and The Instrumentalist. He is the author of the String Technique YouTube channel, a pedagogical resource with over 100 videos.

PROGRAM Concerto Grosso, Op. 6 No. 12 in B Minor……..………………………………..……J. F. Handel Suite for Strings………………………………….……………………………….……..............Leos Janacek Moderato, Andante con moto, Presto, Adagio, Andante Downtown Funk…………………………………….……………………………............…Michael Hopkins Matthew Sperry, Northview High School - piano Josh Brown, Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School - drum set


ALL-STATE 11TH & 12TH GRADE STRING ORCHESTRA PA R T I C I PAT I N G STUDENTS

1ST VIOLIN

Anika Park Walton High School Ava Posner Decatur High School Esther Kim Duluth High School Nao Kamitani Lakeside High School (Evans) Sakura Dozier-Muhammad New Hampstead High School Emma Mason Wheeler High School Yuji Yamada Duluth High School Erin Ohm Johns Creek High School Heesuk Son Lassiter High School Megan Huang Mill Creek High School Garry Fulcher Burke County High School Josephine Durdin DeKalb School of the Arts Derek Wang Alpharetta High School Bryan Jeong Peachtree Ridge High School Jinsol Shin North Gwinnett High School Julia Wei Johns Creek High School Amber Norman Greater Atlanta Christian School Brandon Cabigon Soliber Gwinnett School of Math, Science, and Technology Hyunji Shim Johns Creek High School Angie Chen Johns Creek High School Matthew Yeo Savannah Arts Academy Christina Green North Cobb High School

2ND VIOLIN Rachel McClellan Richard Lee Sarang Pujari Bailey Park Eileen Liu Erin Cho Edward Chen Mabel Htay Sarah Ling Ian Hutchison Sydney Sims Sally Stenger Marissa Bago Andy Kao Hallie Meier Emily Primmer Judy Chong

Home School Northview High School Alpharetta High School Home School Alpharetta High School Wheeler High School Duluth High School Centennial High School Johns Creek High School Lassiter High School Whitewater High School Savannah Arts Academy Collins Hill High School Walton High School North Cobb Christian School Savannah Arts Academy Gwinnett School of Math, Science, and Technology Samuel Choi Chattahoochee High School Raymond Osborne Langston Hughes High School Catherine Chen Johns Creek High School Alvin Adjei Savannah Country Day School Chaeyeon Park McIntosh High School

VIOLA

Chris Wang McKayla Andersen Micah Lingle Sophie Barrett Siji Osunkoya Noor Ladha Amanda Bock Tyler Lovelace Skyler Bugg Michelle Wang Science, Malachi Gregory Albert Chen Keveen Campos Steven Tong Alex Simons Julia Kakuda

Norcross High School Allatoona High School Johns Creek High School Harrison High School Parkview High School Savannah Arts Academy Cambridge High School North Springs High School Sandy Creek High School Gwinnett School of Math, and Technology Wheeler High School Walton High School Fayette County High School Johns Creek High School Northside High School (Columbus) Parkview High School

CELLO

Peter Gardner Zachary Helms Alexis Wilmot Aria Posner Isaac Ahn Andrew Mulia Andrew Wang Jonathan Kim

Savannah Arts Academy Grayson High School North Gwinnett High School Decatur High School North Gwinnett High School Alpharetta High School Northview High School Gwinnett School of Math, Science, and Technology Libby Criswell LaGrange High School Camille Johnson Martha Ellen Stilwell School of the Arts Calvin Dong Greater Atlanta Christian School Sidhesh Desai Alpharetta High School Marshall Thornton Brookwood High School Ariel Najarian Milton High School Joshua Yu Collins Hill High School Tyler Bierfreund Johns Creek High School

BASS

Jesse Perry William Trimble Spencer Kalafut Swathi Ramaswamy Kayleigh Monahan Joy Best Corban Anderson Livia Epnett

PIANO

Matthew Sperry

McIntosh High School Walton High School Whitewater High School Walton High School Milton High School Alpharetta High School Union Grove High School North Cobb High School

Northview High School


ALL-STATE 11TH & 12TH GRADE FULL ORCHESTRA CAROLYN WATSON, CONDUCTOR

TODD MANSON, PERCUSSION COORDINATOR | FRANK FOLDS, ORGANIZER A major prizewinner at the 2012 Emmerich Kálmán International Operetta Conducting Competition in Budapest, Carolyn Watson was also a Fellow of the American Academy of Conducting at the Aspen Music Festival where she studied with David Zinman. She has conducted orchestras throughout Europe including the Brandenburg Symphony, BBC Concert Orchestra, North Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Kodály Philharmonic, Savaria Symphony Orchestra, Budapest Operetta Theatre, Bulgarian State Opera Bourgas and in Russia, the St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic. In 2017 Carolyn was one of six conductors selected for the elite Dallas Opera Institute for Women Conductors and has participated in master classes with Marin Alsop, Peter Eötvös, Yoel Levi, Martyn Brabbins and Alex Polishchuk. Carolyn conducted musicians of the Berlin Philharmonic in Interaktion 2010 and was Musical Assistant at the Staatsoper Berlin in 2012 for Infektion!, a festival of modern theatre celebrating the works of John Cage. She was resident at the Israeli National Opera during 2009 and assisted Sir Charles Mackerras on his final two productions at The Royal Opera, Covent Garden and Glyndebourne the following year. Carolyn is the recipient of a number of prestigious national and international awards for young conductors including the Brian Stacey Award for emerging Australian conductors, Sir Charles Mackerras Conducting Prize awarded via the Australian Music Foundation in London, Opera Foundation Australia’s Bayreuth Opera Award and Berlin New Music Opera Award and the Nelly Apt Conducting Scholarship. She is the beneficiary of support from the American Australian Association’s Dame Joan Sutherland Fund and a Sheila Pryor Study Grant from the Australian Opera Auditions Committee. Featured in a national conductor preview with the Sydney Symphony, Carolyn in 2011, was also Assistant Conductor for the inaugural Australian World Orchestra concert season in Sydney working with Simone Young. Also during 2011 she was Associate Conductor of the Tasmania Discovery Orchestra and Assistant Chorus Master of Sydney Philharmonia Choirs. In 2008 Carolyn conducted the Scottish Chamber Orchestra during the Orkney Conducting Course before returning home to conduct the World Youth Day Orchestra on the occasion of the Pope’s arrival in Australia for a live audience of one hundred thousand and a worldwide-televised audience of some five million people. Winner of the 2015 American Prize in Orchestral Performance and Runner-up for The American Prize in Conducting, Carolyn is also an enthusiastic music educator and currently serves as Director of Orchestral Studies at The University of Kansas whilst continuing to enjoy an active freelance career throughout the US, Europe and Australia. From 2013-15 she held the prestigious position of Music Director of the Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra, having also conducted the World Youth Symphony Orchestra and Detroit Symphony Civic Orchestra since moving to the US in 2013. Carolyn holds a PhD in Performance (Conducting) from the University of Sydney where the subject of her doctoral thesis was Gesture as Communication: The Art of Carlos Kleiber.

PROGRAM Russlan and Ludmilla Overture………………………….....…………………………..Mikhail Glinka Polovetsian Dances (from Prince Igor)…..……………………………….Alexander Borodin Russian Easter Overture………………………………………………….Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakoff


ALL-STATE 11TH & 12TH GRADE FULL ORCHESTRA PA R T I C I PAT I N G STUDENTS

1ST VIOLIN Jennifer Deng Joseph Wang Kevin Chen Mayu Takeuchi Josephine Han Naomi Fan Doowon Kim Jenny Heo Larrisa Chen Hannah Suh Evonne Iau Gregory Zhang Joyce Yun Jacob Leung Adam Jobson Julius Tao Bradley Hu Jenny Zhang Hannah Shin Ellen Kang Shanru Xu

2ND VIOLIN

McIntosh High School Brookstone School The Westminster Schools Oconee County High School Collins Hill High School Walton High School North Gwinnett High School Alpharetta High School Johns Creek High School Chattahoochee High School Woodward Academy Brookwood High School Chamblee High School Walton High School Gainesville High School Gwinnett School of Math, Science, and Technology Johns Creek High School Lakeside High School (Evans) Savannah Arts Academy Savannah Arts Academy Chamblee High School

Zhimei Xu The Westminster Schools Daniel Ryu Chattahoochee High School Sophie Chan Milton High School Yoonseo Kwon Chattahoochee High School Alexis Warnock Roswell High School Ryan Mascarenhas Walton High School Annabel Shue Northview High School Junho Chang Savannah Country Day School Amen Gashaw Brookwood High School Nina Youn Mill Creek High School Schyler Rowland The Westminster Schools Michelle Cho Alpharetta High School Yebin Nam McIntosh High School Sabrina Liu Lakeside High School (Evans) Jeffrey Yu Northview High School Kathryn Galloway Davidson Fine Arts Natali Vera Pimentel Sandy Creek High School Randy Kang Northview High School Olivia Johnson-Liu Savannah Country Day School Diane Moon Gwinnett School of Math, Science, and Technology Talia Coopersmith Lakeside High School (Atlanta) Sophia Noh Northview High School

VIOLA

Lucinda Gelber John Cho Lydia Choi Kaci Xie Anna Laldin Nina Nagarajan Alden Kidane Thomas Kim Jalin Graham Baran Zuniga Bryan Kim Jessica Yeh Ivy Xue Katelyn Butler Lesly Marcos Christine Park

CELLO

Jordan Leslie Lexine Feng Adam Wang John Kang Timothy Cho Yuheon Lee Harrison Marable Walker Harris Tannessa Dang Jayson Wu Brian Pak Maximilan Lou Rachel Seong David Hur Erin Kim Daniel Sun

BASS

Matthew Jung Alex Petralia Eric Shute Corban Johnson Elizabeth Williams Hyun Choi Vincent Claussen Katie Tran

HARP

Catherine Kitchens Sarah Pearson

Grady High School Mill Creek High School Collins Hill High School Alpharetta High School Allatoona High School Peachtree Ridge High School Savannah Arts Academy North Gwinnett High School Savannah Arts Academy Collins Hill High School Peachtree Ridge High School Duluth High School Johns Creek High School Woodland High School (Stockbridge) Allatoona High School Peachtree Ridge High School

The Paideia School Home School Alpharetta High School Collins Hill High School Peachtree Ridge High School McIntosh High School Wheeler High School Allatoona High School North Gwinnett High School Walton High School Duluth High School Johns Creek High School North Gwinnett High School North Atlanta High School Walton High School Northview High School

Northview High School Druid Hills High School Chamblee High School Collins Hill High School Sequoyah High School Johns Creek High School Northview High School Lake Oconee Academy

North Springs High School Home School

FLUTE

Rachel Lee Ben Smith Jin Na

OBOE

Matthew Rowell Jacob Duff Hannah Lee

BASSOON Dawson Thomas Allie Byrd Abby Williams

CLARINET Juliyan Martinez Brad Pilcher Eric Lewe

TRUMPET

Edward Huang Eli Reeves Sawyer Prichard

HORN

Brennan Bower Jake Wadsworth Zachary Potts Nathan Page Shaun Jacob

TROMBONE David Cain Joel Ballard

Lambert High School Loganville High School Lambert High School

Brunswick High School Loganville High School Lambert High School

Brookwood High School East Coweta High School Lowndes High School

Hillgrove High School North Cobb High School Walton High School

Whitewater High School Union County High School Decatur High School

South Forsyth High School Lambert High School Mary Persons High School Lassiter High School South Forsyth High School

North Forsyth High School Savannah Arts Academy

BASS TROMBONE Jonas Ventresca

TUBA

Shane Leinberger

TIMPANI Reilly McLean

PERCUSSION Ayden Marshall Drew Goldsmith Srikrishnan Raju Robert Lloyd Jesse Jordan

North Cobb High School

Fayette County High School

Kell High School

Milton High School Milton High School Lakeside High School (Evans) Brookwood High School West Forsyth High School


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2019 GMEA All-State Band & Orchestra Program  

2019 GMEA All-State Band & Orchestra Program