Editor's note: This press release is from the Shoreline School District.
Shoreline School District high school and middle school musicians have been selected for several state and regional honor groups.
Students from Shorecrest and Shorewood have been named to the Washington Music Educators Association All-State and All-Northwest music honor groups (band, choir, or orchestra).
They were chosen by statewide audition, and will perform at gala concerts at the Northwest music educators conference, held in Portland in February 2013.
Erin Anderson (clarinet), Andrew Horton, (clarinet), Molly Kercheval, (euphonium), Nathaniel Laviste (oboe), Eleanor Legault (violin), Maeve McIver-Sheridan (violin), David Miller (percussion), Kent Preston (clarinet), and Noah Ziegenhagel (cello).
Echo Davidson (viola), James Gierke (bass clarinet), Katy Kuznetsova (viola), Wing Sum Law (trombone), Jeffrey Li (violin), Amy Lind (alto), Frank Liu (violin), Rebekah Oglesby (soprano), Emily Perry (string bass), Nick Ruhland (trumpet), Cassie Willock (soprano), and Erin Youell (soprano).
In addition, the following Shorecrest band students were selected to perform with the PLU Northwest High School Honor Band in January, 2013: Andrew Horton (clarinet), David Miller (percussion), Eric Mulhern (bass clarinet), Molly Kercheval (euphonium), and Ben Weimer (bassoon).
Einstein and Kellogg Middle School students have been named to the WMEA Junior All-State Band and Orchestra, chosen through statewide auditions. They will perform in All-State concerts in Vancouver, Wash., on Saturday, Feb. 16. They are: Benjamin Birchman (string bass), Peter Chou (clarinet), Stephen Johnston (violin), David Lee (percussion), Emma Pirie (French horn), Nora Thomas (clarinet), Fiona Tian (violin), and Jonathan Timbrook (viola). Joshua Obourn (clarinet) was selected from Kellogg.