Senior Grace Hazlett, viola, has earned a spot in the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) All-State Festival Orchestra, which will be held April 19-23, 2023. This is the second consecutive year that Grace has earned a place in this prestigious orchestra.
Each year, thousands of high school musicians across the state audition in their geographic area. Individually, students perform for a panel of judges. Student musicians who rank the highest advance to compete against student musicians from other parts of PMEA Regions. The highest-ranking student musicians at the PMEA Region level qualify to perform in one of six Pennsylvania All-State music ensembles.
The student musicians who qualify will perform at the annual PMEA All-State Festival at the Kalahari Resort in The Poconos, Pennsylvania April 19-22, 2023. Nationally recognized conductors at the convention direct the groups who rehearse for two days and conclude with a performance.