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Fifty-two Lexington Two middle school students selected for honors orchestra

Lexington Two Honors Orchestra

Lexington Two Honors Orchestra

Fifty-two Lexington Two middle school students have been selected to the Lexington Two Honors Orchestra.

The district-wide Honors Orchestra, in its first year, participated in a clinic earlier this month, working with orchestra clinician Brent Wilson. Wilson served as Richland Two’s orchestra director for more than 30 years and has directed regional and state orchestras, festivals, and clinics around the country. The Lexington Two clinic, held at Trinity Baptist Church in Cayce, included the selections Velocity by Brian Balmages, Aspen Glow by Susan Day, and Legend of the Knight by Chris Thomas.

The following Lexington Two middle school musicians were selected for the Honors Orchestra, with section leaders noted by an asterisk:

Violin 1: Daniel Allen, Eh Doh, Kimberly Guerrero Lozano, Lauren Hawley, Chloe Hayes, Caleb Jenkins, Aydrian King-Crespo, Masiha Kohistany, Bellinda Luna Cortes, Leah Moorer, *Elena Nguyen, Gerardo Quinonez, Axel Reyes Lopez, Micah Simmons, Jakhi Smith, Emma Summers, and Esther Too;

Violin 2: Mayte Cervantes Montejano, Kassidy Gartner, Abigail Griffith, Caleigh Holman, Armony Jefferson, Ali Martinez Juarez, *Jayden Osborne, Alley Reason, Emma Strock, A’yana Thornton, and Rowan Windham;

Viola: Xavier deValinger, *Izabella Fierro, Eric Floyd, Aryanna Jones, Alexxis Krause, Maddux Medeiros, Keyri Mederos Roman, Alex Mederos Roman, Campbell Parsons, and Kayli Spires;

Cello: Aiden Brittain, Jefri Centeno Flores, Jack Grimes, Julianna Melendez-Rosendo, Brooklyn Nunnally-Bates, *Lore Ann Stabler, Arden Stabler, Serenity Thompson, Serenity Velina, and Jack VerCrouse; and

Bass: *Edson Alarcon-Garcia, Wesley Daniels, Keneddy Lopez Leyva, and Analy Reynoso-Vera.

Orchestra directors are Kristy Gwyn, Northside Middle School; Worth Lewallen, Fulmer Middle School; and John Rogers, Busbee Creative Arts Academy.

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