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Five musicians selected to all-state orchestra

Five musicians selected to all-state orchestra
Posted on 12/01/2021

A total of five orchestra students from A&M Consolidated and College Station High Schools were recently selected to perform with a Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Texas All-State Orchestra and an additional student was selected as an alternate.

The performances will be held Saturday, February 12, 2022, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio as part of the TMEA Clinic/Convention.

CSISD All-State Orchestra Member (Ensemble)

  • Sabrina Hu, AMCHS - Viola (Philharmonic)
  • Hannah Jeong, CSHS - Cello (Symphony)
  • Andrew Kim, CSHS - Violin (Philharmonic)
  • Jeremy No, AMCHS - Cello (Philharmonic)
  • Christina Yum, AMCHS - Violin (Philharmonic)

Jeong was named first chair in the symphony orchestra, meaning she had the highest cello audition score in the state.

In addition to the five all-state musicians, Minyoung Kim (CSHS) is first alternate to perform if one of the string bassist cannot attend.

These students were chosen for this prestigious honor through a competitive process held this year across the state at district, region, and area levels, and they are under the direction of Jason Hooper (CSHS) and Jane McCormick (AMCHS).

High school students selected to perform in the All-State concerts have competed through an audition process, and it is the highest honor a Texas music student can receive. 

Out of more than 70,000 students from around the state who audition, 1,875 are selected through the audition process for this honor to perform in one of 18 ensembles in orchestra, band and choir. Only the top 2.6 percent of musicians who initially audition become All-State musicians.

All-State students will participate in three days of rehearsals directed by nationally-recognized conductors during the TMEA Clinic/Convention. Their performances for thousands of attendees bring this extraordinary event to a close.

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