Band, choir and orchestra students receive All-Northwest, All-State honors

  • Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:38am
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Thirty-six Mercer Island High School and Islander Middle School band, choir and orchestra students were selected from a pool of auditions submitted from across five states as members of the All-Northwest and All-State honor groups.

While there will be no in-person honor ensembles this year, the Washington Music Educators Association (WMEA) will be mailing a decal and certificate of congratulations to all accepted students. Items will be mailed to schools in care of teachers. In addition, WMEA will be offering online clinics to all students who submitted auditions this year, whether accepted or not, on April 24.


National Association for Music Education (NAfME) All-Northwest Band/Orchestra

Chloe DeGracia, All-Northwest Orchestra, viola

Tobias Glick, All-Northwest Band, trombone

Yui Halvorson, All-Northwest Band, trombone

Ryan Huang, All-Northwest Orchestra, percussion

Erik Larson, All-Northwest Orchestra, flute

Ava Rosenbaum, All-Northwest Orchestra, cello

HIdeaki Shiotsu, All-Northwest Orchestra, viola

WMEA All-State Band/Orchestra

Ethan Cheney, All-State Orchestra, cello

Angelina Choi, All-State Concert Band, Bb soprano clarinet

Sabrina Chun, All-State Concert Band, Bb soprano clarinet

Marti Flickinger, All-State Orchestra, cello

Olivia Guo, All-State Orchestra, violin

Ben Kinder, All-State Concert Band, French Horn

Divya Krishnaswamy, All-State Orchestra, Bb soprano clarinet

Thomas Mangold, All-State Concert Band, bass clarinet

Nandini Mishra, All-State Orchestra, viola

Sophia Rosales, All-State Orchestra, violin

Kellen Wedgwood, All-State Concert Band, trumpet (cornet)

Maya Wong, All-State Orchestra, bassoon

Jingyi (Alana) Yang, All-State Orchestra-Bb soprano clarinet

NAfME All-Northwest Choir

Maggie Petersen, All-Northwest Mixed Choir, alto 2

Nandini Rathod, All-Northwest Mixed Choir, soprano 1



Derek Hsi, Junior All-State Baker Band. trombone

Eva Jantos, Junior All-State Baker Band, trombone

Walter Latkowski, Junior All-State Rainier Band, trumpet

Oliver Lee, Junior All-State Baker Band, trombone

Maxwell Linke, Junior All-State Baker Band, snare drum and mallets

David Bai, Junior All-State Rainier Band, Bb clarinet

Vivian Gan, Junior All-State Baker Band, flute

Ryan Kinder, Junior All-State Rainier Band, snare drum and mallets

Anna Koskinen, Junior All-State Rainier Band, flute

Rowan Porteous, Junior All-State Baker Band, bassoon

Anthony Wang, Junior All-State Baker Band, flute

Ava Zhang, Junior All-State Rainier Band, Bb clarinet

YingYi Zhang, Junior All-State Baker Band, flute


Connor Jan, Junior All-State Orchestra, violin

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