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All-state band

Eleven students named to all-state band


Feb. 26, 2019 

Pflugerville ISD placed 11 students on all-state band rosters this year. 

Weiss High School sophomore Shonn Olegario was named all-state for the second consecutive year. Olegario made Texas Music Educators Association All-State Sinfonietta Orchestra in tenor trombone.

Seven Hendrickson High School students earned all-state recognition, including seniors Gihvon Bilal (clarinet) and Aidan Grivas (clarinet), who also were named all-state last year.

Hendrickson sophomore Marc Abdallah (oboe) and senior Samuel Simcik (cornet/trumpet) were named to the TMEA All-State Philharmonic Orchestra, while junior Brayden Heath (flute), sophomore Hoang-Nghi Nguyen (oboe) and sophomore Mason Willy (euphonium) were named to the TMEA All-State Concert Band.

From Pflugerville High School, sophomore Hannah Raymond (clarinet), senior Jordan Washington (cornet/trumpet) and sophomore Dylan Le tenor (trombone) were named to the TMEA All-State Concert Band.

Pflugerville ISD band students participated in local auditions on Dec. 7-8, with top students advancing to regional auditions. From there, top students advanced to area auditions Jan. 12 in Duncanville, where all-state finalists from Region 26 were determined.

Region 26 includes 23 school districts across Central Texas.