Vancouver students recently earned spots among some of the state’s most talented youth musicians. The following students were named to the Washington Music Educators Association’s All-State bands, choirs and orchestras.
Columbia River High School
- Brent Hall, violin, All-State Orchestra
- Hannah Choi, violin, All-State Orchestra
- Rina Ishii, string bass, All-State Band
- Olivia McClellan, flute, All-State Band
Their teacher is Dave Keckes-Chartrey.
Discovery Middle School
- Reece Morris, baritone/euphonium, Junior All-State Band
Discovery’s Band teacher is David Conditt.
Fort Vancouver High School Center for International Studies
- Rameses Juarez-Reyez, tenor I, All-State Symphonic Choir
- Emily Ronda, soprano 2, All-State Symphonic Choir
Their teacher is Bethany Schweitzer.
Skyview High School
- Emmett Smith, bass trombone, All-State Band
- Jesse Wolf, trumpet, All-State Band
- Cameron Nielson, trumpet, All-State Band
- William Graham, string bass, All-State Orchestra
- Devon McLitus, string bass, All-State Orchestra
- Bianca Bucerzan, All-State Choir
- Niko Efstathioy, All-State Choir
Their teachers are Tim Heichelheim, Sarah O’Mara and Philip Denton.
Vancouver School of Arts and Academics
- Christian Ramirez, bass, All-State Jazz Band
- Cora Beeson, violin, All-State Orchestra
- Shawn Nakayama, violin, Junior All-State Orchestra
Luke Brockman and Salena Walker are their teachers.