Five Northside ISD Fine Arts students from four high schools were selected to the Texas Music Educators’ Association (TMEA) All-State Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble.
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.
Hunter Messick, 12th grade, Orchestra, Violin
Ray Zhang, 9th grade, Orchestra, Viola
Dylan Knowles, 10th grade, Jazz, Alto Saxophone
Jacob Chavez, 11th grade, Jazz, Trumpet
Ezra Rodriguez, 12th grade, Jazz, Guitar
All-State Choir and Band auditions will conclude in January 2020.
Instructors are Kevin Garcia-Hettinger, Brandeis HS; Justin Murphy, Clark HS; Alfonso Alvarado, O’Connor HS; and Greg Mills, Taft HS.