Allen ISD middle school orchestra students recently auditioned for the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Region 25 Middle School Orchestras and 70 Allen ISD middle school string musicians were selected to one of the all-region orchestras.
About 561 students competed for 240 spots from Allen ISD, Lovejoy ISD, Plano ISD, Sherman ISD, and Wylie ISD. The students played a series of prepared etudes and musical excerpts for a panel of judges.
Allen ISD students selected to a regional orchestra are:
Curtis Middle School – Kwaku Antwi-Agyei, Aeva Cabalit, Sydney Chang, Sarah Chang, Audrey Chen, Zachary Du, Joseph Eliason, Gio Han, Lindsay Hsu, Kaori Ingham, Claire Kim, Dhruv Krishnatry, Jayden Lee, Isabella Lekkas, Caitlyn Leong, Lucas Lim, Tristen Lou, Melody Saw, Derek Tseng, Ella Villano, Jayden Wu, Samuel Wu, Claire Yin, Sebastian Zhang, and Sean Zhang.
Ereckson Middle School – Michael Alecu, Roy Bao, Emily Barries, Saanvi Chepyala, Caroline Church, Erin Hong, Brooke Hunsaker, Riley Huynh, Joelle Hwang, Matthew Jiang, Olivia Jordan, Anthony Kim, Benjamin Kim, Branden Kim, Rachael Kim, Sophia Kim, Nicole Kim, Leah Lee, Ally Liew, Emma Lin, Chuyao Lin, Vivian Liu, Miya Mathur, Kenneth Nguyen, Haebin Oh, Aditya Sriram, Brian Suh, Ellie Tang, Sokheng Tes, Arjun Uppathil, Satvika Upperla, Tristan Wang, Emily Wu, Lucas Wu, Raymond Wu, Yee Ning Yap, Justin You, Haojun Zhang, Wendy Zhao, Alina Zheng, and Emma Zhu.
Ford Middle School – Edison Chen, Osaretin Edomwonyi, Thalia Hsu, and Claire Wu.