Perry Hall & Patapsco Students Named to All State Ensembles

Forty BCPS students from 11 middle and high schools have been accepted into the
Maryland Music Educators Association’s 2023 All State Ensembles.

“All State Ensembles represent the pinnacle of music achievement in the state of Maryland,” said Dr.
Brian K. Schneckenburger, BCPS supervisor of music and dance education.

“The audition process is highly competitive and is the culmination of many years of commitment and preparation. These selected students embody the musical excellence that is fostered every day in our BCPS schools. Congratulations to these students, their families, and their teachers.”

Local schools represented by BCPS students are in Patapsco and Perry Hall high schools and Perry Hall Middle School.

The ensembles will gather for three-day, in-person All State experiences:
• All State Junior Orchestra (strings only) – February 17-19, 2023
• All State Junior Chorus – February 17-19, 2023
• All State Senior Jazz Band – February 23-25, 2023
• All State Junior Band – March 3-5, 2023
• All State Senior Band – March 3-5, 2023
• All State Senior Chorus – March 3-5, 2023
• All State Senior Orchestra – March 3-5, 2023
The BCPS students from Eastern Baltimore County selected for All State Ensembles are:

All State Senior Band
Clarinet
Sophie Risley, Perry Hall High School

Bass clarinet
Allison Naydan, Perry Hall High School

All State Junior Chorus
Soprano
Layla Williams, Perry Hall High School
Alto
Lillian Colon, Perry Hall Middle School
Kara Neat, Perry Hall High School
Jamie Nguyen, Perry Hall Middle School
Tenor
Carlos Tropia, Perry Hall High School
Bass
Dylan Amos, Perry Hall High School
Aidan Boyd, Perry Hall High School

Soprano 1
Abrielle Znamirowski, Perry Hall High School
Soprano 2
Naomi Horner, Perry Hall High School

Alto
Opemipo “Hope” Akinyemi, Perry Hall High School
Danielle Huettner, Perry Hall HighSchool
Rebecca Petersen, Patapsco High School & Center for the Arts

Tenor
Wyatt Clark, Perry Hall High School
Jack Heitner, Perry Hall High School
Josiah Johnson, Perry Hall High School
Bass

Flute
Ethan Thoms-Chesley, Patapsco High School & Center for the Arts

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