Students Selected to TMEA All-State Ensembles
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District Announces Selections to Texas Music Educators Association's All-State Ensembles
Posted on 01/21/2021
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Northwest ISD would like to congratulate the following students for being selected to Texas Music Educators Association’s All-State ensembles, the highest honor a high school musician can achieve in Texas.  The top-ranking musicians judged at the TMEA Area competitions qualify to perform in one of 18 Texas All-State ensembles sponsored by the Band, Orchestra, and Vocal Divisions.

Byron Nelson High School Band:
Ethan Brown, Ford Harris, Katie Lilley, Maggie McHenry, Michael Nielsen and Andrew Zaharis

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Byron Nelson High School Choir:
Kai Diamond, Oliver Homann and Marissa Lacefield


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Byron Nelson High School Orchestra:
Carlos Tello

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Eaton High School Band
Athens Allec and Brian Clark

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Northwest High School Band
Alex Miller

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“These students earned this honor through years of hard work, along with the support of their parents, teachers, and the community,” said Northwest ISD’s Executive Director of Fine Arts Dr. Kevin Lacefield, Ed.D.  “NISD is proud to have all-state students representing all of our comprehensive high schools."

TMEA sponsors the Texas All-State audition process to promote students’ dedication to their musical knowledge and skill and to encourage educators to support their students in this development. Beginning each fall, over 70,000 high school students across the state begin the audition process in their 
respective TMEA Regions.

 Due to COVID-19 regulations, final All-State ensemble performances have been postponed until further notice.