June 19, 2024

Garden City High School Students Make District Orchestra

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The Garden City High School orchestra students had their recorded pieces judged for the Southwest/Northwest District Honor Orchestra.  The other schools that participated in this event for orchestra were: Dodge City, Great Bend, Hays and Beloit.  There will be no performance this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the students that qualified are now eligible to audition for the Kansas Music Educators Association All-State Orchestra.

The GCHS students that earned spots in the orchestra include: Violin: John Percival (Concert Master, 1st chair), Alondra Guzman, Meliny Kingstone, Aley Cannaley, and Pedro Sanchez.  Viola: Noah Longoria, Cesar Alarcon Nava, Christian Argueta, Jasmine Garcia, Asia Briggs, and Jesus Rodriguez. Cello: Oswaldo Mezquita (2nd chair), Lydia Martinez, and Jaelyn Grim.  Bass: Makenna Metheny (1st chair) and Jayson Resendiz (2nd chair).

The GCHS orchestra director is Summer Miller; assistant orchestra director is Yee Kang.