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Half Hollow Hills music students

Half Hollow Hills would like to congratulate their students selected by the New York State School Music Association to represent their district in the 74th Annual All-State NYSSMA Winter Conference.

These selected students will be performing in concert at the renowned Eastman Theatre in Rochester, New York, on Dec. 5 and 6. These 11th and 12th grade musicians went through an extremely rigorous audition process to prove they are the best in New York Sate and get accepted into the All-State ensemble.

All-State Musicians from Hills West (left to right): Athena Margarites (soprano voice, alternate, 12th grade), Eunbi Go (soprano voice, women’s chorus, 12th grade), Diana Hu (soprano voice, mixed chorus, 11th grade), Naveen Rajan (violin, alternate, 11th grade), Brontte Hwang (violin, symphony orchestra, 12th grade), Sabrina Caminero (clarinet, wind ensemble, 12th grade), Danielle Chuang (violin, symphony orchestra & viola, alternate, 11th grade), Brandon DeVille (tenor voice, mixed chorus, 11th grade), Emily Ruderman (alto voice, women’s chorus 12th grade), Victor Liao (Jazz alto saxophone, alternate, 11th grade)

All-State Musicians from Hills East (left to right) front: Mathew Jurman (bass voice, vocal jazz ensemble, 11th grade), Andrew Grossman (jazz drum set, alternate & timpani, alternate, 11th grade), Alyssa Hasbrouck (alto saxophone, inst. jazz ensemble and baritone saxophone, alternate, 12th grade), Daphne Shen (violin, string orchestra, 11th grade), Emma Ripp (cello, string orchestra, 12th grade).  Back: Zachary Zadek (jazz tenor voice, alternate and jazz piano, alternate 11th grade), Cara Laban (alto voice, alternate, 11th grade), Nicole Honovich (soprano voice, alternate, 12th grade).  Absent from photo: Andre Doughty (jazz bass voice, alternate, 12th grade), Victoria Perrier (violin, string orchestra, 12th grade.)

Jessica Pochylski handles public relations for the school district.

Tags: Half Hollow Hills schools , music

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