The North Tonawanda City School district recently announced 12 student musicians have been selected to participate in the New York State School Music Association's Area All State Festivals in November.
The honored students competed at solo festivals last spring in order to be selected for Area All State honors ensembles. North Tonawanda will join students from across Erie, Niagara, Cattaragus, and Chautauqua counties and form select bands, choruses, and orchestras.
The Fine Arts Department was extremely proud of the following student musicians. In Area All State Junior Choruses: from NT Middle School: Aaryn Samsel, Madison Koeth, Sarah Baase, Adeline Graff, and Jack Orrange; from NT High School: William Terry and Emily James; in Area All State Senior Ensembles (as pictured): Isabella Fortunato, Jacob Thompson, Lila Wieclaw, Paul Orrange, Sophia Scime, Keith Vantino and Megan Orrange.