Five Students Selected into the TMEA All-State Ensembles
Congratulations to Madeline Chun (Class of 2023), Angelina Dong (Class of 2024), Bridget Qiu (Class of 2024), Riley Yuan (Class of 2023), and Emma Zhao (Class of 2024) for being selected into TMEA All-State. They will perform with the Texas All-State in San Antonio on Saturday, February 12 at the Henry B. González Convention Center as part of the 2022 Texas Music Educators Association Clinic/Convention.
High school students selected to perform in the All-State concerts have competed through auditions to qualify at the state level. All-State is the highest honor a Texas music student can receive. 1,875 students are selected through a process that began with over 70,000 students from around the state vying for this honor to perform in one of 18 ensembles. Texas Music Educators Association sponsors the Texas All-State competition. This competitive process begins throughout the state in auditions hosted by 33 TMEA Regions. Individual musicians perform selected music for a panel of judges who rank each instrument or voice part. From this ranking, a select group of musicians advances from their Region to compete against musicians from other areas in eight TMEA Area competitions. The highest-ranking musicians judged at the TMEA Area competitions qualify to perform in a TMEA All-State music group. Only the top 2.6% of musicians who initially audition become All-State musicians.