Seventy Four MCPS High School Musicians selected for this year’s Montana All-State Band, Choir & Orchestra.
At the end of the school year, high school musicians hoping for a chance to perform in the Montana All-State music ensembles are practicing diligently to prepare audition recordings for submission. Working with their music teachers, these students produce a sample of their skills by performing complex etudes, scales and songs for the audition. The auditions are heard by professional musicians during the summer and results are posted at the end of August.
Seventy Four of Missoula County Public School’s finest will represent their schools and community in Great Falls at the Montana High School Associations All-State Gala Festival. The concert concludes the Montana Music Educators Association Conference held each year in October.
Students from Big Sky, Hellgate and Sentinel will prepare the music to be performed well in advance of the two days of rehearsal scheduled for October 19 and 20. Guest conductors from leading universities around the country will lead Montana’s best to prepare for the final concert. It’s a highlight of the MMEA Conference each year.Students who have achieved this honor are:
NAME Ensemble School Part Morghan Thomas Choir Hellgate S1 Solveig Gallego Choir Hellgate S1 Sophia Thompson Choir Hellgate A1 Daria Porter Choir Hellgate A1 Maeve Fahey Choir Hellgate A1 Brighid Leonard Choir Hellgate A2 Ciera Syvrud Choir Hellgate A2 Levi Meyer Choir Hellgate T1 Dillon Deschamps Choir Hellgate T1 Mason Martin Choir Hellgate T1 Monroe Ayers Choir Hellgate T2 Noah Van de Wetering Choir Hellgate B1 Chance Leuphold Choir Hellgate B2 Elijah Owens Choir Hellgate B2 Eliot Biehl Choir Hellgate B2 Loran Leake Choir Hellgate B2 Stephen Blotzke Choir Hellgate B2 Grace Gibson-Snyder Orchestra Hellgate Cello Josephine MacDonald Orchestra Hellgate Cello Elise Baker Orchestra Hellgate Cello Matthew Knight Orchestra Hellgate Cello Su Su Oo Orchestra Hellgate Cello Susan Sirrs Orchestra Hellgate Double Bass John Paul Toney Orchestra Hellgate Double Bass Maximilian Grimmsmann Orchestra Hellgate Viola Maia Decker Orchestra Hellgate Viola McKenna Quirk Orchestra Hellgate Violin Arnica Chao Orchestra Hellgate Violin Madison Butler Orchestra Hellgate Violin Leia Behunin Orchestra Hellgate Violin Camas Allison-Bunnell Orchestra Hellgate Violin Gabriel Cantor Orchestra Hellgate Violin II Ian Knight Orchestra Hellgate Violin II Elen Gariepy Orchestra Hellgate Violin II Hanna Huang Orchestra Hellgate Violin II Ravesloot, Grace Band Hellgate Alto Sax McBurney, Moira Band Hellgate Bassoon Ursery, Ellana Band Hellgate Bassoon Perry, Rivers Band Hellgate Clarinet Richter, Sophia Band Hellgate Clarinet Buddulph, McKinley Band Hellgate Clarinet Donovan, Cade Band Hellgate Clarinet Flynn, Abbey Band Hellgate Clarinet Riley, Brooke Band Hellgate Flute Buhler, Angel Band Hellgate Flute Yonce, Evan Band Hellgate Oboe Fradkin, Alora Band Hellgate Tenor Sax Skrivseth, Noah Band Hellgate Trombone Mikesell, Hannah Band Hellgate Trumpet Sippel, Luke Band Hellgate Trumpet High, Allison Orchestra Hellgate Flute Nguyen-Haberneski, Arianna Orchestra Hellgate Flute Walker, Meredith Orchestra Hellgate Trombone Gray, Gabriel Orchestra Hellgate Trumpet Tait Kuchenbrod Orchestra Sentinel Cello Kincaid MacDonald Orchestra Sentinel Cello Jamie Gyde Orchestra Sentinel Cello Malia Thomas Orchestra Sentinel Double Bass Jackson Olsen Orchestra Sentinel Viola Ethan Heidi Orchestra Sentinel Viola Nicole Emlen Band Sentinel Clarinet Cory Emlen Band Sentinel Clarinet Peyton Riska Band Sentinel Trumpet Kristen McGuire Band Big Sky Oboe Gianna Migliaccio Band Big Sky Flute Jacques Crepeau Band Big Sky Tuba Sean Stineford Orchestra Big Sky Trombone Logan Rauk Choir Big Sky Ellie Michels Choir Big Sky Charlie Chapman Choir Big Sky Wes Rolle Choir Big Sky Jonas Olmsted Choir Big Sky Jalynn Richardson Choir Big Sky Janey Anderson Choir Big Sky