47 West All-State musicians selected at auditions in Washington

Almost 50 West High students were selected to be part of the All-State orchestra, choir and band ensembles on Oct. 23 at Washington High School.

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Photo courtesy of Xiaoyi Zhu

Accepted violists pose with their All-State folders at auditions Oct. 23.

Maya Chu, Print Feature Editor and Artist

After a year of virtual auditions and a canceled festival, West High orchestra, band and choir musicians were anxious to audition in person on Oct. 23 for the Iowa High School Music Association’s annual All-State festival. The following accepted musicians will perform in Ames on Nov. 20 after three days of rehearsal.

2021 West High All-State members

Orchestra: 

Andrew Chen ’25 – Violin

Nathan Chen ’23– Violin

Maya Chu ’23 – Violin

Andrew Dong ’24 – Violin

Sabrina Du ’25 – Violin

Liam Edberg ’22 – Violin

Jonathan Fan ’23 – Violin

Hanah Kitamoto ’22 – Violin

Jessie Li ’25 – Violin

Anjali Lodh ’25 – Violin

Caroline Mascardo ’22 – Violin

Yuning Shao ’24 – Violin

Anna Song ’25 – Violin

Flora Zhu ’25 – Violin

Esther Park ’25 – Violin alternate

Aidan Ohl ’22 – Viola

Emily Shian ’22 – Viola

Haoran Wu ’23 – Viola

Helen Zhang ’22 – Viola

Xiaoyi Zhu ’22 – Viola

Jayden Shin ’23 – Cello

Elizabeth Wan ’22 – Cello

Peter Adams ’22 – Bass

Choir: 

Gwendoline Gonzales ’24 – Soprano

Samantha Croco ’22 – Alto

Kaitlyn Schmidt-Rundell ’23 – Alto

Miranda Feng ’22  – Tenor

Sean Kwak ’22  – Bass alternate

Band:

Sophia Wang ’23 – Flute (Orchestra)

Bivan Shrestha ’22 – Flute

Anne Wu ’22 – Flute

Jonathan Chen ’22 – Oboe

Claire Hahn ’25 – Oboe (Orchestra)

Gary Chen ’22 – Bb Clarinet

Miles Davies ’22 – Bb Clarinet

Heidi Du ’23 – Bb Clarinet

Florence He-Yu ’24 – Bb Clarinet

Claire Lawler ’25 – Bb Clarinet

Tony Wang ’22 – Bb Clarinet

Nathan Wei ’22 – Bb Clarinet

Alex Yao ’24 – Bb Clarinet

Damien Kim ’23 – Tenor Saxophone

Kyle Chi ’23 – Trumpet

Noah Hahn ’22 – Trumpet

Ava Garcia ’24 – Trumpet

Sachiko Goto ’23 – Trumpet alternate

Audrey Parrish ’23 – Trumpet alternate