The Washington Music Educators Association (WMEA) has selected nine students from Ellensburg High School for WMEA All-State Honors Groups! These students were selected from over 5,800 all vying for an opportunity to perform with the best high school musicians in the state under the baton of a nationally-renowned director.
The honored students are:
Logan Cook Trumpet (Cornet) - 2018 WMEA State Wind Ensemble
Aidan Gallagher Trombone - 2018 WMEA State Symphony Orchestra
Aaron Rosser Flute - 2018 WMEA State Concert Band
Connor Schwarz French Horn - 2018 WMEA State Wind Ensemble
Gillian Sigle-Hall French Horn - 2018 WMEA State Chamber Orchestra
Thomas Snedeker Percussion - 2018 WMEA State Chamber Orchestra
Emily Haemmelmann – Soprano 1 - 2018 All State Treble Choir
Christine Nale - Alto 2 Voice - 2018 All State Symphonic Choir
Haley Rominger - Alto 2 Voice - 2018 All State Symphonic Choir
Keep an eye on these upcoming musicians, they qualified for All-State Juniors!
Joshua Wichers - Baritone Voice
Savanna McPherson - Alto Voice
Chloe Mattson - Soprano Voice
Cameron Coon - Flute
Lucy Alltman-Coe - Violin
Payton Harvill - Bass
These students earned their honors through hard work and perseverance. Thank you to our amazing teachers for providing the curricula courses and support that allowed these students to audition and succeed: Don May, Noreen Norfleet, Gay Ott, Kara Hunnicutt, Leslie Snider and Carol Alridge.
The performances will take place over President's Day weekend at the WMEA conference, right down the road at the Yakima Conference Center!
Join us in congratulating them!
For a complete look at band student success since 1999, visit http://www.ellensburg.com/music/awards/AwardWinners.htm...