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Student Musicians Qualify for All-State Band, Choir, Orchestra

High school students selected from 60,000 throughout Texas

At the 2015 Texas Music Educators Association convention in San Antonio in February, 31 AISD student musicians qualified to perform with the Texas All-State bands, choirs and orchestras.

Students from AndersonAustinBowie, LBJ/LASA and McCallum high schools were selected from among 60,000 students throughout Texas.

Students compete at the district, region and area levels for the opportunity to perform at the Texas Music Educators Association convention.

The students, directors and principals of Anderson, Austin, Bowie, LBJ/LASA and McCallum were recognized for their selection in the All-State Ensembles at the AISD Board of Trustees meeting yesterday.

Congratulations to:


Jonathan Churchett


Jacob Escobedo

Aaron Garcia

Blaigne Sixon


Rebecca Ortiz

Kathryn Park

Ian Ross Brown

Jay Garcia

Apurva Rawal


Cecilia Handy

Chet Fagerstrom

Audrey Doidge

Lynnsey Martin

James Choi

Gabriel Hart

Travis Shivers

Zach Stence


Yunjoo (Jenny) Hah

Hannah McChesney

Sofia Mock

Quinlyn Tesar

Jerod Bork

William Brookhart

Joe Cruz

Louis Handy

Sam Jackson

Pablo Kennedy

Owen Morgan

Hugh Pauwels

Samuel Swafford

Matthew Weinberg 


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