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South Washington County Schools students selected for All-State music ensembles

South Washington County Schools students selected for All-State music ensembles
Posted on 05/01/2018

Twenty-one students from East Ridge, Park and Woodbury high schools have been accepted to All-State music ensembles for the 2018-19 season. Each student was selected by recorded auditions from hundreds of their peers around the state. They will join other selected students for a week-long summer camp in August on a college campus, and will work with a collegiate guest conductor, ending in a formal public performance. The groups will reconvene in February of 2019 to perform as part of the Minnesota Music Educator’s Association’s Mid-Winter Conference.

Congratulations to all those selected!

East Ridge students selected:

  • Mike Cao, Viola, All-State Orchestra
  • Kevin Chen, Cello, All-State Orchestra
  • Jeffrey Deng, Cello, All-State Orchestra
  • Abigail Feuer, Soprano 2, All-State SSAA Choir
  • Erika Freiberg, Bassoon, All-State Symphonic Band
  • Jack Johnson, Bass 1, All-State TTBB Choir
  • Mitchell Lejcher, Trombone, Alternate All-State Band
  • Christopher Liu, Trumpet, Alternate All-State Band
  • Michael May, Trombone, All-State Jazz Band
  • Lukas Niesen, Bass, Alternate All-State Orchestra
  • Alexis Tao, Violin, All-State Orchestra
  • McCall Walker, French Horn, All-State Orchestra
  • Ethan Williams, Tenor 2, All-State SATB Choir

Park student selected:

  • Mason Kimbell, Baritone, All-State Mixed Choir

Woodbury students selected:

  • Max Buchholz, Saxophone, All-State Symphonic Band
  • Olivia Costa, Flute, All-State Symphonic Band
  • Lily Cressy, Alto, All-State Soprano/Alto Choir
  • Nadia Franzen, Soprano, All-State Soprano/Alto Choir
  • Jenny Li, Violin, All-State Orchestra
  • Stephan Ma, Violin, All-State Orchestra
  • Evan Murray, Percussion, All-State Symphonic Band
  • Tim Nelson, Bass, All-State Tenor/Bass Choir
  • Jacques Tousignant, Trombone, All-State Concert Band
  • Joey Wu, Violin, All-State Orchestra