Singers take aim at All-State

Singers take aim at All-State
Posted on 11/04/2013

Nicholson, Cooper show their stuff at Pre-Area auditions

Two members of the Waco High School Choir have their sights set on becoming All-State performers following Pre-Area auditions on Saturday, November 2. Jessica Nicholson and Evan Cooper impressed judges with their new solo and sight reading numbers. Nicholson earn 1st chair in the Soprano 1 division while Cooper took 3rd chair in the Bass 2 class. Both will advance to the Area round of competition in January. Devan Mays took 7th chair in Bass 2 division and is listed as an Area round alternate.

On the same day, hundreds of freshman and sophomore choir students from the Waco area auditioned for the TMEA 9-10 All-Region VIII Choir. Two students from University High and five students from Waco High proved to be among the cream of the crop.

The 9-10 All-Region VIII Choir members are:
Quashara Newton, University
Diana Hinojoza, University
Samantha Brady, Waco High
Sabrina Gutierrez, Waco High
Olivia Jackson, Waco High
Isaac Arterburn, Waco High
Nicholas Atkins, Waco High

Waco ISD head choral directors are Pamela Bridges (University) and Carrie Forehand (Waco High).