Kudos go out to eight Frederick County Public Schools music students named to various Maryland All State ensembles.
A rigorous audition process selects nearly 1,000 students from the 4,000 in Maryland secondary school music programs who audition for these ensembles.
Here are the FCPS students and the All State ensemble to which they were named (plus instrument) …
Junior Orchestra (Grades 7-9): Shawn Chen, Urbana High School, Violin; Elena Doyle, Brunswick High School, Violin; Ananya Nair, Urbana High School, Violin
Senior Orchestra (Grades 10-12): Irene Ki, Tuscarora High School, Violin; Esther Shue, Governor Thomas Johnson High School, Viola
Senior Band (Grades 10-12): Mylah Kittle, Walkersville High School, Clarinet; Amelia Jansen, Linganore High School, Trumpet
Senior Jazz Band (Grades 10-12): Christine Ziadeh, Urbana High School, Trumpet
The Maryland Music Educators Association (MMEA) sponsors the annual All State Ensembles. MMEA’s mission is to provide professional development for music teachers and advance music education in Maryland schools.
For more information please visit MMEA’s website: https://www.mmea-maryland.org/2021-all-state-ensembles