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DCSD musicians to play at All-State Orchestra in February 2018

kids playing in orchestra

Congratulations to students who will be representing DCSD at All-State Orchestra. The Colorado All State Orchestra has been providing memorable performance opportunities for the state's top high school musicians since 1952. Conductors have programmed staples of classic orchestral repertoire as well as contemporary literature. Students will perform on February 10, 2018 at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.




All-State Symphony Orchestra

Douglas County High School
Evan Indge, bass
Chloe Schans, violin
Dan Oliver, cello
Mountain Vista
Jensen Baade, violin
Matthew Wiest, cello
Rock Canyon
Derek Bauer, violin
Carmen Martinez, violin
Kai Monday, bassoon
Rachel Erickson, trumpet

All-State Philharmonic Orchestra

Castle View High School
Grayson Stewart, Trombone
Highlands Ranch High School
JiaWei Yu, violin
Legend High School
Tommy Hasler, bass
Mountain Vista High School
Miriam Henderson, cello
Rock Canyon High School
Cate Duncan, viola
ThunderRidge High School
Jordan Yoo, violin


December 14, 2017 | By CSilberman | Category: Athletics and Activities

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