Forty-One County Students Selected for 2012 Virginia Honors Choir

Vocal musicians from 14 Fairfax County public schools (FCPS) have been named to the Virginia Honors Choir for 2012. This select choir is open only to the top 100 singers from around the Commonwealth of Virginia, and is the highest honor a choir student can attain during his or her high school career.

Forty-one FCPS students were selected for the choir, and three students were named alternates. The students will perform at the Virginia Music Educators Association (VMEA) convention November 17 at the Homestead in Hot Springs.

The following students were selected for the 2012 Virginia Honors Choir:

  • Annandale High School: Stephen Oakes.
  • Centreville High School: Daniel Cabrejos, Nathanael Kim, Rachel Knutti, and Luke Wilbur.
  • Chantilly High School: James Baker, Wesley Coleman, and alternate Henry Hutchinson.
  • Fairfax High School: Deanna Payne.
  • Hayfield Secondary School: Surya Srirangarajan and alternate Gabi Stapula.
  • Herndon High School: Paul Morgan.
  • Langley High School: Grant Brown, Emily Gurian, John Higgins, Andrew Jones, Alfred Lam, Jesse Levine, Craig McKenzie, Kushali Marwaha, Sam Mayman, Brian Niu, Beth Richardson, Amelia Welch, and Ben Yang.
  • Madison High School: David Eaton.
  • Marshall High School: Isabel Gross.
  • Robinson Secondary School: Austin Chang, Maya Davis, Kayla Garcia-Neal, and Daniel Katleman.
  • South Lakes High School: William Meinert.
  • West Potomac High School: Katie Carbone and Freddie Perez.
  • West Springfield High School: Drew Holcombe and alternate Carrie Wogaman.
  • Woodson High School: Rosie Barry, Olivia Browne, Natalie Cardillo, Sarah Donnelly, Claire Everett, Nelia Maurizi, Nicole Piche, and Nicholas Salvi.

Auditions were open to seniors enrolled in choral programs at their respective schools.