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2013
Chalice Aguilar Chiloquin Senior High School, Chiloquin, OR. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: Dan Conrad. Drum Major, Section Leader, Solo/Ensemble Participant, willing shares her talent and helps others become enthusiastic about music. Always encouraging and great leader.

Brian Alford Providence School, Jacksonville, FL. Class of 2015. Instrument: Trombone, Director: David Champagne.

Jon Allgeyer Herculaneum High School, Herculaneum, Missouri. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Doug Smelser.

Sarah Ames South Central High School, Union Mills, Indiana. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: Michael J. Scheck.

Elise Amundson Garber High School, Garber, OK. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion/Drum Major, Director: Keith Crocker. Elise has participated in band for 8 years, receiving Superior ratings at Tri-State, District, and State Music Contests. She performed piano solos at Tri-State music festival; earning the Outstanding Soloist Award for her Chopin “Nocturne." Elise also performed in the Red Carpet Honor Band 6 years.

Austin Arceneaux St. Theodore Guerin Catholic High School, Noblesville, Indiana. Instrument: Tuba, Director John Webber

William Arnold Calvary Murrieta Christian School, Murrieta, California. Class of 2014. Instrument: Euphonium, Director: Scott Merrin.

Alvin Ashlaw Lambert High School, Suwanee, GA. Class of 2013. Instrument: Tuba, Director: Scott McCloy. 2 Time Georgia All State Band and Orchestra Principal Chair, Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony, Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra, Governor's Honors Program. Will be attending CCM.

Greg Bagley Hayden High School, Topeka, KS. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion, Director: Josh B Benteman. Percussionist with outstanding work ethic and talent.

Chandler Baker Hillsboro-Deering High School, Hillsboro, NH. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Heidi Welch.

Daniel Balistreri Saint Thomas More High School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Class of 2013. Instrument: Horn, Director: Ms. Nancy Wiecki. Dan was an extremely dedicated member of band for all four years of high school. He even played with the high school band while he was in middle school. Dan's attendance for pep band was exceptional, and he played in the pit for four musicals. He will be missed.

Adrian Barrios Colquitt County High School, Moultrie, GA. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trombone/Euphonium, Director: Elizabeth Savage. Adrian is a music education major at Troy University in Troy, AL.

Meredith Beals North Country Union High School, Newport, VT. Class of 2014. Instrument: Tenor Saxophone, Director: William D. Prue.

Scott Bell Aragon High School, San Mateo, Ca. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Troy Davis.

Clayton Beyert Westfield High School, Westfield, NJ. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Christopher Vitale. Clay has been a member of the W.H.S. marching band, wind ensemble , jazz band, orchestra, and has accompanied the Choir on trumpet for all four years . He was also a three time member of the C.J.M.E.A. Region two band, two time all state symphonic band member and made all state orchestra.

Kathryn Maria Bicego Yreka Union High School, Yreka, CA. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: Eric James Seiler. Kathryn has played flute for four years in the concert band with two of those years being served as section leader. In her senior year she composed and directed her own piece titled "Window To The Past".

Tim Booth St. John Vianney High School, St. Louis, MO. Class of 2013. Instrument: Alto Saxophone, Director: James G. Neyer.

Alana Boyles Mountain Vista High School, Highlands Ranch, CO. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion , Director: Darren DeLaup. A continuing percussionist of a dozen years, Alana was heavily involved in every aspect of the performing arts department, performing as drum captain/major in marching and pep band and as section leader with symphonic band, wind ensemble, string orchestra, chamber orchestra, symphony orchestra, and at every choir concert. She ranked superior in six solo and ensemble competitions and performed in every festival and state competition. A three year honor band member and section leader in Continental League and All Colorado Honor Band, her musical talent and selfless dedication to her fellow bandmates will be greatly missed.

Noah Branum North Lakes Academy, Forest Lake, MN. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion, Director: Rachel Weidman.

Aurie Brighton Plainview-Elgin-Millville High School, Plainview, MN. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: Christoph Dundas.

Britni Brown Ayersville High School, Defiance, Ohio. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: Megan (O'Connor) Hayes.

Brittany Brown Gouverneur Central Schools, Gouverneur, New York. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion, Director: Richard R. Haynes. Brittany is a member of Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, and Marching Band. She is a member of the GHS Class of 2013.

Leyna Brummels Ewing Public Schools, Ewing, Nebraska. Class of 2013. Instrument: Tenor Saxophone, Director: Mrs. Jessica Nielsen. Leyna has shown great dedication to the music program at Ewing Public Schools; earning a Superior rating on her solo and Saxophone Trio at District Music Contest, and was also selected first chair in the Class D All-State Wind Ensemble.

Bre Burdick Campus High School, Haysville, KS. Class of 2013. Instrument: Alto Sax, Director: Becky Hughes.

Logan Callis Houston County High School, Erin, TN. Class of 2013. Instrument: Horn, Director: William M. Whitt. 3x Mid State Band, 1x Mid State Orchestra

Wes Cantner Crawford County Jr. Sr. High School, Marengo, IN. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: John Fisher.

Tracen Cardoza Redmond High School, Redmond, Oregon. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion, Director: Rachel Steward.

Caleb Carpenter Hickory Ridge High School, Harrisburg, NC. Class of 2013. Instrument: Alto Saxophone, Director: Chris White.

Michelle Carrajat Hackettstown High School, Hackettstown, New Jersey. Class of 2013. Instrument: Clarinet, Director: Jesse Argenziano. Michelle sat as Hackettstown High School's first chair wind ensemble concert mistress for all 4 years of her career. She participated on NJ honors ensembles such as the North Jersey Area bands and the NJ Region I bands. Michelle will be attending TCNJ for music education.

Tyann Carter Villa Angela-Saint Joseph High School, Cleveland, Ohio. Class of 2013. Instrument: Clarinet, Director: Stephanie Hyde.

Anthony Cassette Mandarin High School, Jacksonville, Florida. Class of 2013. Instrument: Euphonium, Director: Pamela A. Chaffin. Anthony leaves his legacy with the Mustang Band through his work ethic, musicianship, and leadership.

Thomas J. Coleman Palos South Middle School, Palos Park, Illinois. Class of 2017. Instrument: Percussion, Director: William J. Hansen.

Joe Colonna Lisle Senior High School, Lisle, Illinois. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Scott Gumina. Joe Colonna has been an extrodinary asset to our Lisle music program. He is a hard working, mature, and talented young musician. Joe has been a leader and positive role model in our band for many years. I believe he has a bright future ahead of him.

Marcus Colvard Marion C. Early High School, Morrisville, Missouri. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion, Director: Tyler Curtis. Marcus is an exceptional percussionist and leader. He served as percussion section leader, A+ Band tutor, and jazz band drummer.

Brooklyn Connell Harker Heights High School, Harker Heights, Texas. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: David Norris.

Lauren A. Conrad Ponca Public School, Ponca, NE. Class of 2013. Instrument: trumpet, Director: Joseph Keefe. Qualified for Class C State Band for 4 consecutive years, received Superior Ratings in both trumpet solos, quartets as well as jazz band competitions.

Abigail Blair Cox Jena High School, Jena, Louisiana. Class of 2013. Instrument: Tenor Saxophone, Director: Herb Bassett. Abigail has been in band since she was in sixth grade, and in marching band since 8th grade. As a junior, she was woodwind captain for the 2011-2012 football season, and served as drum major her senior year, 2012-2013.

Justin Crosby Palisades Charter High School, Pacific Palisades, California. Class of 2013. Instrument: Euphonium, Director: Arwen Hernandez.

Katie Crosby Hot Springs County High School, Thermopolis, WY. Class of 2013. Instrument: French Horn, Director: Dustin Olsen. Katie Crosby began playing in band in 5th grade. She has mastered the trumpet, baritone and French Horn. Katie also has earned 4 superior French Horn solos in her high school career. Katie plans to study music education.

Alex DaCruz The King's Academy, West Palm Beach, Florida. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion, Director: Eric Dunn. A tremendous percussionist. Very skilled at four mallet playing. He has marched with Stryke World Class percussion for his final two years of high school. He remained humble, taught everyone around him the upper level skills that he was acquiring. He will be continuing to help on staff and will be pursuing a career in music.

Harrison Dagenhart Callaway High School, Hogansville, GA. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trombone and Piano, Director: Adam Wamsley.

Preston Davenport Big Horn High School, Big Horn, Wyoming. Class of 2013. Instrument: Baritone Saxophone, Director: Ariel Downing.

David L. Davis C E King High School, Houston, Tx. Class of 2013. Instrument: Euphonium, Director: Mike Murdoch. Band member for 7years learning over 8 diffenet insturments. Very devoted to Band and the Band program from Solo's at halftime to playing all three bands at concerts. Main instrument is a Euphonium, and will be going to Stephen F. Austin for Music.

Ty Debes Garrett High School, Garrett, Indiana. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: Paul Marlow.

Keren DeBose Trinity High School, Trinity, TX. Class of 2013. Instrument: Clarinet, Director: Mickey Traub.

Jenna Derrickson Triton Regional High School, Runnemede, NJ. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion, Director: Robert Adams.

Daniel Menston Dickens Central Davidson High School, Lexington, North Carolina. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: James Daugherty. Daniel graduates in June of 2013 and will major in pharmacy at Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina.

Samuel Dickenson Romulus Central School District, Romulus, NY. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Hilary K. Chaya.

Jessica Edingfield Xenia High School, Xenia, Ohio. Class of 2013. Instrument: Clarinet & Alto Saxophone, Director: Zavaan Johnson. Jessica served as our drum major during her senior year. She played contrabass clarinet in Symphonic Band and Alto Saxophone in Jazz Band and saxophone quartet. She has been a great leader to the younger students and wonderful aid to the director.

Alex Edwards Henderson County High School, Henderson, KY. Class of 2013. Instrument: Euphonium, Director: Keith Vincent and Adam Thomas. Alex has been a member of Wind Ensemble (1st Chair), Symphonic Band (1st Chair), Concert Band, Marching Band (section leader), Pep Band, Rock Band, Jazz Band, Colonel Carolers, All-District Band (twice), received multiple solo and ensemble medals, earned the Marines' "Semper Fi" Award, and will attend the University of Evansville.

Christopher Eidsmoe Bullock Creek High School, Midland, Michigan. Class of 2013. Instrument: Tenor Saxophone, Director: Greg Smokovitz.

Nora Elkanick Midview High School, Grafton, Ohio. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Joshua Brunger. Nora has performed in Midview High Schools Marching Band, Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Symphonic Winds, and Jazz Band. She also has participated in OMEA's Solo and Ensemble Contest where she received a "Superior"(I) rating. When she graduates, she will be attending Eastern Michigan University for Music.

Stephanie England Marsh Valley High School, Arimo, ID. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Aaron Marshall. Stephanie excelled as a Trumpet Player. She was our lead Trumpet in the Jazz Band and also competed at State Solo

Nikolas Erickson Niles North High School, Skokie, IL. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion, Director: Cheryl L. Filipek.

Alyson Essex Winter Haven High School, Winter Haven, Florida. Class of 2013. Instrument: Saxophone, Director: Juan "Tony" Mayato. A superior musician with unwavering dedication!

Whitney Evans Star City High School, Star City, Arkansas. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: John W. Wilkerson.

Jason Fernandes Clayton Valley Charter High School, Concord, California. Class of 2013. Instrument: Euphonium , Director: Joseph Scott.

Kelly Figueiredo Fairhaven High School, Fairhaven, MA. Class of 2013. Instrument: Clarinet, Director: Bryan A. Young.

Brittni Flawd Milton Hershey High School, Hershey, PA. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: Timothy P. Stephan. Member of Spartan Marching Band, Spartan Jazz Band, Spartan Concert Band, Harrisburg Symphony Youth Orchestra, and pit orchestra for several shows.

Tye Fowler Worth County High School, Sylvester, GA. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion, Director: Michelle Hutchinson. Drum Captain, Jazz Band, Jazz Trio

Abigail Friend Hicksville High School, Hicksville, OH. Class of 2013. Instrument: French Horn, Director: Zachary Kohlmeier. Drum Major, French Horn, Leader, Assistant. Always shows great leadership qualities and dedication to the ensemble. Always willing to step in and lead whenever needed.

Emma Gade Noble High School, Noble, Oklahoma. Class of 2013. Instrument: Clarinet, Director: Fred Queen.

Nicholas Gailes Wooddale High School, Memphis, TN. Class of 2016. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Stephanie VanPelt.

Matthew Gallello Nottingham High School, Hamilton, NJ. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion, Director: J. Klek.

Alexander Garcia Desert View High School, Tucson, AZ. Class of 2013. Instrument: Saxophone, Director: Aimee Wallace.

Katrina Garner Oliver M. Hazen High School, Renton, Washington. Class of 2014. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Christopher Coy. A dedicated, loyal, and responsible principal trumpet player that has an enthusiastic and jovial attitude. Katrina is a wonderful role model for her peers and is an ideal music student who always has a smile on her face.

Timothy Garrett West End High School, Walnut Grove, Alabama. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trombone, Director: Cherie Towns. Timothy Garrett was highly deserving of this award. He always pushed to better himself musically, always ready for a challenge. He participated in All-State Band and many Collegiate Honor Bands during high school. He served as Drum Major his senior year and was an outstanding example.

Patrick Gatewood King George High School, King George, Virginia. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Catherine Fisher. Featured trumpet soloist Wind Ensemble and Royal Regiment, All District Band, Jazz Ensemble, Brass Captain, Trumpet Section Leader, Solo & Ensemble. Patrick is a gifted musician who uses his leadership skills to better the Band on a daily basis. When helping other students, he builds them up.

Julia Geiger Medicine Lodge High School, Medicine Lodge, KS. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Douglas B. Hanna.

Ambar Giorio-Jackson Mount Tabor High School, Winston-Salem, NC. Class of 2013. Instrument: Horn, Director: Marc Schaub.

Amaris Glasscock Person High School, Roxboro, NC. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion and Alto Sax, Director: Jonathan D. Chesson. Amaris is a wonderful student with tons of talent and care for others and for music. Amaris has been a beacon of light for this program and due to her diligence, our program is a superior one that will continue to grow because of her leadership. Thank you Amaris for kindling my fire to continue teaching!

Spencer Goff Thomas Nelson High School, Bardstown, Kentucky. Class of 2014. Instrument: Flute, Director: Shawn Phillip Robinson. Spencer is an exemplary student whom models talent and dedication to the program and his peers.

Emily Gokey Owen-Withee High School, Owen, WI. Class of 2013. Instrument: Clarinet, Director: Jim Scheuer. Emily is an outstanding clarinetist and pianist.

Zachary Gormley Williamstown High School, Williamstown, NJ. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion, Director: Nick Fantazzi.

Patrick Grace McGregor High School, McGregor, Tx. Class of 2014. Instrument: Alto Saxophone, Director: Tim Grace. Patrick Grace has been a consistent member of the ATSSB region 8 All Region band in both JH and HS. He is a two time qualifier for the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest where he received top ratings for both solo and quartet performances. Patrick was a member of the ATSSB 2013 All State Symphonic Band.

Ariel Graham Medford Public School, Medford, Oklahoma. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: Kathy Flaherty. Ariel has been a member of the band since fifth grade. She took great pride in being a Medford Cardinal band member.

Jenna Gregory W.F. West High School, Chehalis, Washington. Class of 2013. Instrument: Tenor Saxophone, Director: Gary Riler. Jenna has been a outstanding leader in our program as section leader and Drum Major the last two years. She has also performed solos at the Washington State solo contest for three years and was a member of the Washington All-State Band her senior year. Jenna led by example and also encouraged others to be their best!

Laura Grenfell Woodford County High School, Versailles, KY. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: John Bowmer.

Amanda Harfst Starkville Academy, Starkville, Mississippi. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Duane Warfield.

Ann Harouny Charlotte Catholic High School, Charlotte, NC. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: Ryan W. Tinker.

Connor Harrison Salisbury High School, Allentown, PA. Class of 2013. Instrument: clarinet, Director: Rachel Reinecke. Connor was a leader for the entire band program: concert band, marching band, and jazz band. An outstanding musician, he auditioned for festival programs. His opinion was sought out by all students as they all respected him.

Zoey Heimes Wynot Public School, Wynot , Nebraska. Class of 2013. Instrument: Alto Saxophone, Director: Deb Kruse.

Jeremy Helmrick Troy Public Schools, Troy, Montana. Class of 2013. Instrument: Alto/Baritone Saxophone, Director: Sheri Lynn Schweitzer. Jeremy Helmrick is a driven student with much motivation for academics and achievements. He is a leader in band and a leader in the school.

Erin Hemberger Hastings St. Cecilia High School, Hastings, NE. Class of 2014. Instrument: Clarinet, Director: Benjamin Veilleux.

Ray Henry Industrial High School, Vanderbilt, Texas. Class of 2013. Instrument: French Horn, Director: Stephen Henry. Ray Henry was the drum major for the Golden Cobra band his Junior and Senior years in high school. He is a state qualifier in the UIL solo and ensemble contest. He was a 4 year all region horn player, and a 3 year all area winner. He marched with the Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corp in 2012 and 2013. Ray was an outstanding band studnet throughout his junior high and high school years.

Josiah Hightower Excel Christian Academy, Cartersville, GA. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion, Director: Sam Simon.

Cameron Hillman International School of Beijing, Shunyi District, Beijing. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Nathan Long. Cameron's passion for band ignited during his high school years. He was involved in one act play pit orchestras, high school concert band, jazz band, honor jazz festivals in Europe and Asia, honor concert bands in Korea and China, but all of that comes second to his daily routine. Cameron was a student who thought about others before himself. He was always willing to go the extra mile to make everybody around him a better musician.

Shelby Hochstein Wynot Public School, Wynot, Nebraska. Class of 2013. Instrument: Tenor Saxophone, Director: Deb Kruse.

Ken Holland Boone County High School, Florence, Kentucky. Class of 2013. Instrument: Bari Saxophone, Director: Dave Webber.

Lucas Hooten Chaparral High School, Scottsdale, Arizona. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Jennifer Mireau. 3 years All-Region Honor Band/Orchestra. 2 years All-State Honor Band/Orchestra. 1st chair trumpet in Phoenix Youth Symphony.

Shane Hopkins Lexington High School, Lexington, Oklahoma. Class of 2015. Instrument: Percussion, Director: David Craig. Shane is a true leader. He's been involved in everything we have done as a band, and inspires other to greater goals.

Alex Horeth Watertown High School, Watertown, NY. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion, Director: Andrea L. Wischerath.

Laura Horn Madison Southern High School, Berea, KY. Class of 2013. Instrument: flute, Director: David Ratliff.

Momo Hoshi Del Norte High School, San Diego, CA. Class of 2013. Instrument: Oboe/English Horn; Bari Sax; Sousaphone, Director: Jennifer Kitelinger. Momo is an outstanding student and jack-of-all-trades. She served as the very first Drum Major for Del Norte HS and fully participated in the music program, participating in at least 7 different performing groups, playing various instruments.

Keith Everett Howard Charleston County School of the Arts, N. Charleston , South Carolina. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: Mr. Basil Kerr. Principal in Wind Ensemble I & Symphony Orchestra. 3 year member of Youth Orchestra of Low Country sitting 1st chair 2011. Placed 1st chair SC Region IV Band '11, SC All State Band '11 & '12, selected as finalist in '12 & won the 2013 SCBDA Master Recital, winner SC Flute Society's '11 Clinic Competition, member of Tri-M & National Honor Society, recipient of Musicianship Award , 6-yr member of varsity swim team, volunteer with Liberty Hill Literacy Program & music ministry at JI Presbyterian Church.

Steven Ilagan American High School, Fremont, CA. Class of 2013. Instrument: Alto Saxophone, Director: Richard F. Wong. Outstanding leader, section leader, drum major for 2 years, amazingly talented musician and composer, well-respected by his peers, he brought out the best in others and spent a lot of his own time teaching and sharing his knowledge and talents with so many others.

Rajesh Inparaj Spencerville Adventist Academy, Spencerville, Maryland. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trombone, Director: Roderick W. Kerbs II. This student learned trombone in 6th grade and has gone on to tour with college bands, has participated in jazz band, multiple school musicals, lead trombone in high school band and in brass ensemble. His love of music and commitment to the arts knows no bounds.

Luke Janes Peetz School, Peetz, Colorado. Class of 2013. Instrument: Alto Saxophone, Director: Jamie Wheelock.

Christopher Johnson Randolph School, Huntsville, AL. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Adam R. Bernick. Chris Johnson was Co-Band Captain for the Randolph School Band Program for the 2012-2013 school year. Chris was an impressive leader for the program, both as a musician and as an organizer for pep band, concert band, and small ensemble work. Chris is among the strongest band students in Randolph School's history.

De'Evin Johnson South Grand Prairie High School, Grand Prairie, TX. Class of 2013. Instrument: Tuba/Drum Major, Director: Mr. Justin Wood, Ms. Michelle Ross, Mr. William (Billy) Laird. Well rounded. Band President, Drum Major, section leader, TMEA All Stater. His musicality is exquisite. Character, integrity, loyalty, pride. Friend, leader, and very head strong. He impacted lives with his spirit, drive, and motivation to be better. He will be a Music Education major at Texas State University San Marcos.

Matthew Johnson Ketchikan High School, Ketchikan, Alaska. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Deidra Nuss.

Elizabeth Johnson-Walsh Oakfield-Alabama Central School, Oakfield, New York. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trombone, Director: Roger Bolton.

Trenton Johnson Montevallo High School, Montevallo, AL. Class of 2013. Instrument: Tenor Saxophone, Director: Perry Lawley.

Kristen Kauhane Calvary Day School, Savannah, Georgia. Class of 2013. Instrument: Clarinet, Director: Bryce Bielec. Kristen Kauhane has played the clarinet since she began band at Calvary Day School as a 5th grade student. Kristen's musicianship and participation in the Band Program for many years has earned her this prestigious award.

Caleb Keisker Seckman High School, Imperial, MO. Class of 2013. Instrument: Alto Saxophone, Director: Benjamin Middleton. Caleb distinguished himself as a superior musician and leader while at Seckman. He was selected to All-District concert band 3 times, All-District jazz band, All-State Honorable Mention and served in leadership roles in marching band. Caleb represented the state of Missouri at the 2013 MTNA Regional Solo Competition.

Dakota Keller Edward S. Marcus High School, Flower Mound, Texas. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Amanda Drinkwater. Dakota's a trumpet player with a passion for music. Participation includes marching band, All Region Band and All Region Jazz Band, the Greater Dallas Youth Orcchestra as well as local orchestras. He's a 2 time All-State Musician, National Trumpet Competition Finalist and will be heading to UNT to major in Trumpet Performance.

Ben Kelly Geneseo High School, Geneseo, New York. Class of 2013. Instrument: Alto Sax, Director: Christopher Minges.

Ellen Kenkel Mitchell High School, Mitchell, SD. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Ryan Stahle.

Cassondra Kensinger Williamsburg Community Jr/Sr High School, Williamsburg, PA. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Kelly Kofchak.

Kathryn Kilgus Carmel High School, Carmel, New York. Class of 2013. Instrument: clarinet, Director: Joseph Phillips.

Austin Kintz Breckenridge High School, Breckenridge, MI. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Joseph Radtke.

Jordyn Knapp Morris Central, Morris, New York. Class of 2013. Instrument: percussion, Director: Douglas Ernst. Jordyn Knapp has served as president of the Morris Band. Her musicianship and leadership have been a major contributing factor to the overall success of the band.

Jonah Kopp Jakarta International School , Jakarta , Indonesia . Class of 2014. Instrument: French Horn , Director: Mr. Russell Wiemers . A real asset to the band. Reliable, responsible, mature, insightful and musically gifted.

Colten Kruzel Swanville High School, Swanville, MN. Class of 2013. Instrument: Alto Saxophone, Director: Gina Christopherson. Provided leadership, exceptional ability, and positivity throughout his high school career. Future plans: Attending St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, Minnesota.

Elizabeth (Bess) Laird Daphne High School, Daphne, AL. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute/Piccolo, Director: Jamar Dumas. Bess has been a member of the Daphne High School Marching and Symphonic Bands for four years and has served as Section Leader and Band Captain. She participated All County Band and All State Band Festivals. She is also a member of the Mobile Symphony Youth Orchestra. She will continue her music education in college and major in music composition and flute performance.

David Lamar Saugatuck High School, Saugatuck, MI. Class of 2013. Instrument: Clarinet, Director: Andrew Holtz.

Jake LaMotte Garrett High School, Garrett, Indiana. Class of 2013. Instrument: Tenor Saxophone, Director: Paul Marlow.

Patrick Latcham Eden Valley-Watkins High School, Eden Valley, MN. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trombone, Director: Kimberly Salo.

Alexis Leash Pitman High School, Pitman, NJ. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Steven Carey.

Katie Lehman Hot Springs County High School, Thermopolis, Wyoming. Class of 2013. Instrument: Bari Saxophone, Director: Dustin Olsen. Katie Lehman has played in band since 5th grade. She has mastered the bari saxophone and has earned 4 superior bari sax solos in high school. She has also earned a outstanding jazz soloist award at Denver competition.

Dominic Leising Fall River High School, Fall River, WI. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trombone, Director: Alex Rambo.

Olivia Levise Algonac High School, Algonac, MI. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Robert Gras.

Victor Li Palisades Charter High School, Pacific Palisades, California. Class of 2013. Instrument: French horn, Director: Arwen Hernandez. 2011-13 Drum Major 2013 Salutatorian

Elliot Lichtenberg New Trier High School, Winnetka, Illinois. Class of 2013. Instrument: Oboe, Director: Matt Temple.

Annie Lim Field Middle School, Northbrook, Il. Class of 2017. Instrument: Oboe, Director: Mike Miller.

Shae Lingerfelt Lakeview-Ft. Oglethorpe High School, Ft. Oglethorpe, Georgia. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: Rich Stichler.

Kristin Loar Hampshire High School, Romney, WV. Class of 2013. Instrument: Clarinet, Director: Brian D. Bowers.

Abigail Martin Carrollton High School, Carrollton, MI. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: Matthew Stelzer. Abigail has been a member of the band for 7 years. Her final two years, she has served as drum major to our marching band. Her leadership on and off the field is exceptional, and she is an excellent musician as well.

Sandy Martin Savanna High School, Anaheim, CA. Class of 2013. Instrument: Alto Saxophone, Director: Brian Belski.

Andrew McAllister Troy High School, Troy, OH. Class of 2013. Instrument: Tenor Saxophone, Director: Katherine A. McIntosh.

Devin RJ McAreavy Weddington High School, Weddington, NC. Class of 2013. Instrument: Euphonium, Director: Jill Brooks. Has been in concert band since 6th grade, marching band since 8th grade, section leader, county honor band, district honor band and a true leader who showed team spirit, compassion and integrity to his fellow students, teachers, and always performed at the highest level.

Alan McBride Grace Christian School, Watervliet, Michigan. Class of 2014. Instrument: Trombone, Director: Robin McBride. Alan has been a band member for 6 years. He plays multiple instruments including all brass, several woodwinds and percussion. He has been in marching, concert and praise bands.

Alexandria McDonald McAllen High School, McAllen, Texas. Class of 2013. Instrument: Clarinet, Director: Jim Egger.

Brandon McGill Fleming Island High School, Fleming Island, Florida. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Mara Rys. Band Captain at FIHS in 2012-2013 school year. Recipient of numerous musical awards as well as AICE and AP diplomas. Went onto attend Florida State University. Eagle Band One Forever.

Joelle Michalak Hartford Union High School, Hartford, Wisconsin. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute/ Piccolo, Director: David Vandermeuse.

Michael Mikkelsen Cold Spring Harbor Jr. Sr. High School, Cold Spring Harbor, New York. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Dr. Gerald L. Felker. Michael was an excellent trumpet player who contributed greatly ot our school music program.

Brittany Milito Columbia High School, Lake City, fl. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: Ryan Schulz.

Austin Miller Waynesfield Goshen High School , Waynesfield , OHIO. Class of 2013. Instrument: Oboe/Percussion, Director: Sandi Gesler. Austin has been a 7 year member of the WG Marching Tiger Band. He has served as section leader in percussion for the last four year. A true musician and encourager to all members of the band.

Garret Miller North Adams High School, Seaman, Ohio. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion, Director: Matthew Williams.

Madeline Miller Royall High School, Elroy, WI. Class of 2013. Instrument: clarinet, Director: Lindsay North.

Eric Mills Tunstall High School, Danville, Virginia. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion, Director: Kellie Harlow Knapp.

Olivia Mills Forbes Road High School, Waterfall, Pennsylvania. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: Ryan Wade. Olivia has been a great leader in our program. She stuck though some very tough years and was a huge part of the resurgence of our band program.

Lily Mitchell Tanner High School, Tanner, AL. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion, Director: Vechiel Stone.

Tanner Mong Franklin Monroe High School, Pitsburg, Ohio. Class of 2013. Instrument: percussion, Director: Laura J. Ayres.

Olivia Moyers Woodland R-IV High School, Marble Hill, Missouri. Class of 2013. Instrument: Clarinet, Electric Bass, Director: Krystle Boyd.

Cody Mull Illini Bluffs High School, Glasford, IL. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Darren A Seymour.

Dana Musial Mesick High School, Mesick, Michigan. Class of 2013. Instrument: Clarinet/Tuba, Director: Craig Jones.

Joshua Naar Morris Central School, Morris, New York. Class of 2013. Instrument: alto saxophone, Director: Douglas Ernst. Joshua Naar was a member of the 2013 New York All State Band and the 2013 All Eastern Band. He has received seven level 6 A+ 100 ratings from NYSSMA.

Anders Nelson Marsh Valley High School, Arimo, ID. Class of 2013. Instrument: French Horn, Director: Aaron Marshall. Anders also played the Trumpet in the Marching Band and was the Pianist for the Jazz Band

Jessica Nevarez-Mejia Hilltop High School, Chula Vista, CA. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Christian Tordahl.

Rebecca Nguyen Dover High School, Dover Plains, NY. Class of 2014. Instrument: Saxophone, Director: Nicholas Sowul.

Lucas Nicely Union County High School, Maynardville, Tennessee. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion, Director: Rodney Brown.

Chris Nichols Lakota East High School, Liberty Township, Ohio. Class of 2013. Instrument: French Horn, Director: Robert Tanis.

Jacob O'Connell Middleburg High School, Middleburg, Florida. Class of 2013. Instrument: alto and bari saxophone, Director: Joy Henderson. Jacob is an outstanding individual and musician. His love for music inspires others to want to play. His dedication, positive attitude, and work ethic always put him as a role model for younger musicians.

Trevor Odgers Barnegat High School, Barnegat, New Jersey. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Anthony J. Orecchio.

Deanna Okajima Orange County School of the Arts, Santa Ana, CA. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trombone, Director: Teren Shaffer.

Kristen Osborne Central High School, Wise, VA. Class of 2013. Instrument: oboe, Director: Josh Brown.

David Padilla Alameda International High School, Lakewood, Colorado. Class of 2013. Instrument: Euphounium , Director: Andrew Cogswell.

Karla Paiz Miami Senior High School, Miami, FL. Class of 2013. Instrument: Clarinet/Baritone Sax, Director: Juan Turros. Karla Paiz is quite special in both her leadership and musical abilities. She was band captain her senior year and drum major her junior year. She is equally capable on her clarinet and saxophone. Music theory comes easily to her, as she is a more than an adequate improviser in jazz band. A patient teacher and mentor in her own right, Karla helps others when I am not around for questions. In short, a very prepared young lady.

Dakota Pate Isabella High School, Maplesville, Alabama. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trombone, Director: Jim Evans. Chilton County Honor Band First Trombonist 2013. Future Music Major at the University of Montevallo in Montevallo, AL.

Niki Patel The Woodlands High School, The Woodlands, Texas. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: Joni Perez. Niki is a 3 year TMEA All-State Musician. She has won numerous award for her phenomenal musicianship. At the age of 13 she was a soloist with her first orchestra and went on to play with 2 more in high school. She will start studying flute performance at Northwestern University in the fall of 2013 as well as a double degree in computer science. Niki is a fantasic musician, friend, and family member and definately deserved this award.

Katie Marie Patnode Maranatha Christian Academy, Shawnee, Kansas. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute/Piccolo, Director: Steve Gordon.

Myranda Pauley Largo High School, Largo, Florida. Class of 2013. Instrument: tuba, bass trombone, Director: Chris Benoit.

Zachary Paulus Point Pleasant Borough High School, Point Pleasant, NJ. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Scott V. Visco. Zachary's musical accomplishments included: High School Band: Concert Band Section Leader, Drum Major; Pit Orchestra and Jazz Band All Shore Symphonic Band; All Shore Jazz Band; NJ Region 3 Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble and Orchestra; NJ All State Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble and Orchestra; 2013 All Eastern Band in Hartford Ct. Accepted into the Eastman School Of Music and the Peabody Conservatory Currently attending Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.

RJ Peitzmeier Oakland-Craig High School, Oakland, Nebraska. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Bryan Bohn.

Justin Pike Handley High School, Roanoke, AL. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Jesse Tiner.

Katherine Plendl John F. Kennedy High School, Denver, Colorado. Class of 2013. Instrument: Alto Saxophone, Director: Kalon Miller. Katie graduated from JFK HS with an International Baccaulaurete Diploma. She completed the requirements of the HL level music course. She lettered in band numerous times. She was our Drum Major her senior year and a featured soloist with the Jazz Band. She played in the district honor concert and jazz ensembles, as well.

Antonio Ponce Northside High School, Warner Robins, Georgia. Class of 2013. Instrument: Clarinet, Director: Chuck Herron. Antonio is the first student to qualify for the Georgia All-State band from Northside in 7 years. He will major in music at Mercer University.

Colton L. Powell Gulfport High School, Gulfport, Mississippi. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trombone, Director: Zachary Harris.

Matthew Prohaska Starpoint High School, Lockport, New York. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet & Piano, Director: Michael D. Volpe. Matthew is a gifted musician and an outstanding student. He is a prodigious pianist and a fantastic trumpet player. He has been selected for many honor bands in Western New York and is the recipient of the Niagara Police Athletic League Instrumental Music Award. He plans on attending the University of Rochester to study engineering will continue his piano studies at the Eastman School of Music.

Kamryn Pursell Lamar High School - Houston Independent School District, Houston, Texas. Class of 2013. Instrument: Alto Saxophone, Director: Jeff Summers & Kasey Chitmon

Hannah Rawza Morrice Jr./Sr. High School, Morrice, MI. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: Mallory Voris. Hannah played the flute and piccolo in the Morrice Band since the 5th grade.

Jacob Reardon Grossmont High School, San Diego, CA. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: James Llamas.

Layne Reihart Juniata Valley High School, Alexandria, PA. Class of 2013. Instrument: Clarinet, Director: C.J. Lyons. 2013 Drum Major, PMEA District/Region Band Participant, PMEA District/Region Choir participant, Huntingdon County Band Participant

Mitchell Richardson South Webster Jr./Sr. High School, South Webster, OH. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion, Director: Ryan K. Donini. Driven, motivated, caring musician who will be a credit to the band director profession.

Caleb Richert Medicine Lodge High School, Medicine Lodge , KS. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Douglas B. Hanna.

Teddy Rivard Woodinville High School, Woodinville, Washington. Class of 2013. Instrument: Clarinet, Director: Eric R. Lucas. Teddy has been a great example of musicianship and leadership all three years at Woodinville High School and has been drum major for two years. He is highly regarded by his peers. In addition to his role in Wind Ensemble, Teddy has been lead alto in jazz for two years and is an outstanding soloist and also performs in a local youth choir in his spare time.

Heather Roberts Florence High School, Florence, Wisconsin. Class of 2013. Instrument: Clarinet, Director: Robert Knox.

Katelyn Robinett North Callaway High School, Kingdom City, MO. Class of 2013. Instrument: clarinet, saxophone, Director: Austin Rausch. Katelyn Robinett has participated in marching band, concert band and jazz band. She has served as section leader and was selected as co-drum major during her senior year. She looks forward to continuing her education, and plans to major in instrumental music education.

Alexis Rodriguez Absegami High School, Gallway, New Jersey. Class of 2013. Instrument: Clarinet, Director: Jon Porco. Alexis was Band President and Clarinet Section Leader this past year. She was selected to All South Jersey Honors Band, All State Honors Band, and All Eastern Honors Band as well as participating in multiple side by side concerts and regional and state choir ensembles. She is an excellent musician and student leader.

Michael Rosado Garfield High School, Garfield, NJ. Class of 2013. Instrument: Alto Saxophone, Director: Matthew R. Goetz.

Calvin Owen Rushford Reed City Public School, Reed City, MI. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion, Director: John Szczerowski. Studying Music Education at Western Michigan University in Fall 2013

Matthew Ryf Gateway Charter High, Fort Myers, Florida. Class of 2013. Instrument: Alto Saxophone, Director: Shirley Santos.

Nathan Schapka L'Anse Creuse High School, Harrison Township, MI. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trombone, Director: Russell Hilton.

John Schneider Glassboro High School, Glassboro, New Jersey. Class of 2013. Instrument: Alto Saxophone, Director: Arthur Myers. John served our department as a member of the Concert band, Marching Band, Jazz Ensemble, Sax Quartet, Pit Orchestra and various small ensembles. He performed on alto saxophone, clarinet and mallet percusion. He served as Drum Major of the Marching Band.

Abbie Schrader Romulus Central School District, Romulus, NY. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Hilary K. Chaya.

Trevor Schuch Fall River High School, Fall River, WI. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Alex Rambo.

Abraham Schuman Oakdale High School, Ijamsville, Maryland. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion, Director: Kimberly Sandifer. Abraham Schuman was a vital member of concert band, marching band, jazz band, and indoor percussion during his time at OHS. His leadership and natural teaching abilities positively influenced others to set high standards for their own musicianship and attitude.

Matthew Scott Manhattan High School, Manhattan, KS. Class of 2013. Instrument: Tuba, Director: Joel A. Gittle. Matthew Scott participated in all facets of the band program, including a position as Drum Major for the Big Blue Marching Band. He was a state level musician participating in the All-State Honor Band. He is now a music major at Kansas State University.

Benjamin Seaton, Cook County High School, Grand Marais, MN. Instrument: trumpet, French horn, bass guitar, guitar, and percussion. Director: Kerri Bilben. Ben has earned multiple Superior awards at the State level as a member of a jazz combo, and a brass choir. He is also a composer/arranger, having three songs performed by the high school band.

Daniel Seibert School for Creative and Performing Arts, Cincinnati, Ohio. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion, Director: David Burchfield. Daniel Seibert is the percussionist for the SCPA Orchestra, Band, and Jazz Ensemble. An Honor Roll student, Daniel is an active member of community music ensembles including the Cincinnati Youth Symphony Orchestra, District Honor Band, and band manager/drummer for the Blue Wisp Young Lions jazz ensemble. Daniel will be attending The Ohio State University School of Music as a percussion major.

Paige Seydler Lowville Academy and Central School, Lowville, NY. Class of 2013. Instrument: Contra Bass Clarinet, Director: Mark Brooker.

Jeremy Shackles Slater High School, Slater, Missouri. Class of 2013. Instrument: Tuba, Director: Gayle A. Stevens. Jeremy has worked very hard on several instruments but his main instrument is the tuba and he has participated in festivals and contests throughout his career. He deserves the recognition winning this award gives him.

Erin Sheehan North Miami Middle/Senior High School, Denver, IN. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Sylvia Maxson.

Ashley Shtoyko Hilton High School, Hilton, New York. Class of 2013. Instrument: Clarinet/MB Drum Major, Director: Matthew Nordhausen.

Jordan Shulman Allegany-Limestone CSD, Allegany, NY. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Melanie Hachten.

Zachary Sidqi Xaverian High School, Brooklyn, New York. Class of 2013. Instrument: Clarinet, Director: Joseph Loposky.

Michaela Sievers Wamego High School, Wamego, Kansas. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: Chris Richmond.

Hannah Sims Crockett County High School, Alamo, TN. Class of 2013. Instrument: Saxophone, Director: Leah Foust. Amazing saxophonist and All-State vocalist.

Brianna Rose Smith Miller County High School, Colquitt, Georgia. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Holly Thomas.

Ana Sousa Arts High School, Newark, New Jersey. Class of 2013. Instrument: Clarinet and Oboe, Director: Joseph Itkor. Ana has doubled on both clarinet and oboe for several years. She is our school valedictorian with a grade point average well above a 4.0. She is going to college to major in pre-med and hopes to become a pediatrician.

Lily Spencer Decatur High School , Decatur, GA. Class of 2013. Instrument: tenor saxophone, Director: Megan Williams. Lily Spencer served as the band captain for the marching band and was a fantastic leader. She led with enthusiasm, and made everyone around her better because of her fantastic attitude and musicianship.

Sara Stanton Lake of the Woods School, Baudette, MN. Class of 2013. Instrument: Alto Saxophone, Director: Elizabeth Tange.

Devin Stepan St. Edward High School, Lakewood, OH. Class of 2013. Instrument: alto sax, Director: Angelo Kortyka.

David Stockhausen Gateway Charter High, Fort Myers, Florida. Class of 2013. Instrument: Clarinet, Director: Shirley Santos.

Louis Tamburro Toms River High School North, Toms River , NJ. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion, Director: George Powers.

Victoria Totman Pineville High School, Pineville , LA. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: Johnny Walker.

Emily Tsai Arroyo High School, El Monte, CA. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: Joe Massaro. Amazing flute section leader, soloist, honor musician and was the Band President 2012-13.

Luke Everett Umland Clinton High School, Clinton, Missouri. Class of 2013. Instrument: Percussion, Director: Jacob M. Crawford. Luke is from Clinton, Missouri and has three siblings who also participated in band. Luke is involved in Competitive/Winter Drum Lines and took solos to district contest each year, receiving excellent ratings.

Lexie Vande Hoef Ar-We-Va High School, Westside, Iowa. Class of 2013. Instrument: Alto Saxophone, Director: Mandy Lauderbaugh.

John Waggoner Almond-Bancroft High School, Almond, WI. Class of 2013. Instrument: French Horn/Guitar, Director: Mary Nowinski.

Nickolas Walker Dalton High School, Dalton, GA. Class of 2013. Instrument: Tuba, Director: David Henry. Nick was the Tuba section leader for 2013 at Dalton High School, and has marched with Atlanta CorpsVets Drum and Bugle Corp the last 3 years. Nick has been a great leader in the band program and will continue his love for music at Jacksonville State University. Nick's grandfather, Stan Walker, who also played Tuba at Dalton High School, received this award in 1966.

Riley Walsh Chenango Forks High School, Binghamton, NY. Class of 2013. Instrument: Clarinet, Director: Nancy Wildoner. Riley plays clarinet, and has been in many All-county Festivals. She also plays piano extremely well, and was part of our Jazz Band for 4 years. She also served as Band Vice President this year.

Skylar Waychoff South Platte Public School, Big Springs, Nebraska. Class of 2013. Instrument: Bass Guitar/Percussion, Director: Jody Ziola.

Ryan Welty Cascade Senior High School, Turner, Oregon. Class of 2013. Instrument: Saxophone/Bassoon, Director: Alexandria Greenwell.

Marvin Wesley Westside High School , Macon , Georgia. Class of 2013. Instrument: Tenor Saxophone, Director: Tyler Allen. Marvin Wesley has consistently been a top music performer for the WHS concert and marching bands. He has shown outstanding leadership and dedication to his program and has earned multiple awards for superior musicianship. He will be attending Albany State University in Albany Georgia.

Bryan Wheeler Franklin Monroe High School, Pitsburg, Ohio. Class of 2013. Instrument: Tenor Saxophone, Director: Laura J. Ayres

Dustin White Fabius-Pompey High School, Fabius, New York. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: Mrs. Shannon Schmiedel. Dustin has participated in every musical activity Fabius-Pompey has to offer. He has consistently been chosen for All-County, Area All-State and Conference All-State, along with holding the principal chair in the Syracuse Youth Orchestra. He will attend The Crane School of Music to major in Music Education.

Samantha Wieseler Wynot Public School, Wynot, Nebraska. Class of 2013. Instrument: Bari Saxophone, Director: Deb Kruse.

Gage Sandor Willey East Nicolaus High School, Nicolaus, CA. Class of 2013. Instrument: Alto Saxophone, Director: Mrs. Karla Hyatt. Gage Willey is a wonderfully talented individual. He possesses a high level of musicianship and has exhibited excellent leadership skills. He will be an asset to any band he becomes a part of.

Caroline Williams Blacksburg High School, Blacksburg, Virginia. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trumpet, Director: Darrell Pearman. Caroline was a member of the Blacksburg HS Marching and Symphonic Bands for 4 years and participated in brass chamber music and music theory. She has become a music major at Virginia Tech.

Paul Winkler North Shore High School, Glen Head, New York. Class of 2013. Instrument: Trombone, Director: David Soto.

Grant Withers Wichita Southeast High School, Wichita, Kansas. Class of 2013. Instrument: French Horn, Director: Kristal A. Cutler.

Rikki Wolpowitz Boulder High School, Boulder, CO. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: Thomas Horst DMA. Principal flute of Denver Young Artists Orchestra, Colorado All State Band, Colorado All State Orchestra, Colorado University High School Honors Band, Boulder High School Orchestra and Wind Ensemble (Band III). Boulder High School Band III Section leader. GPA 4.2. Guildhall School of Music, London, 2013-2014.

Janae Yellock Steelton-Highspire High School, Steelton, PA. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: Jason Roach. Participated in Marching Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band and Small Ensembles.

Emily Yoo West Lafayette Jr./Sr. High School, West Lafayette, IN. Class of 2013. Director Don Pettit.

Antonio Zamora Bassett High School , La Puente, CA. Class of 2013. Instrument: Flute, Director: Jason C. Tveit.

 

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