Twelve Northside ISD Fine Arts students from nine high schools were selected to the Texas Music Educators’ Association (TMEA) All-State Orchestra, Band, Choir, and Jazz bands.
Selection to Texas All-State is the highest public school award for individual achievement in music that a student can receive. It represents the top one percent of student musicians in Texas.
Ray Zhang, 10th grade, Orchestra, Viola
Katelyn Damon, 10th grade, Soprano, Choir
Isaac Hernandez, 12th grade, Jazz, Trumpet
Hailey Stottlemyre, 12th grade, Alto, Choir
Daniel Rodriguez, 11th grade, Tenor, Choir
Health Careers HS
Lindsey Ran, 12th grade, Orchestra, Violin
Brandon Garza, 10th grade, Orchestra, Violin
Isabel Morris, 12th grade, Soprano, Choir
Jacob Chavez, 12th grade, Jazz, Trumpet
Seth Sandoval, 10th grade, Jazz, Alto Saxophone
Levi Rodriguez, 11th grade, Jazz, Piano
Ryan Ornelas, 12th grade, Euphonium, Band
Instructors are Kevin Garcia-Hettinger, Brandeis HS; Amber Shodrok, Brennan HS; Keith Martinez and Justin Murphy, Clark HS; Miguel Ochoa, Harlan HS; Jennifer Clark, Health Careers; Sherry Millican and John Thornton, Marshall HS; Alfonso Alvarado, O’Connor HS; Greg Mills, Taft HS; and Christopher Drayton, Warren HS.