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(VIDEO) Stewarts Creek Middle band honored as best in Tennessee, other music students perform at All-State

April 13, 2017

Rutherford County Schools

Stewarts Creek Middle School’s band performed at the Opryland Hotel on April 6 as part of the Tennessee Music Education Association’s annual conference.

The band was invited to play at the conference after being the named the best middle school band in Tennessee for this school year.

A video of the performance is available on our Facebook page here:

In addition, several other Rutherford County band and choir students performed the same weekend as part of All-state.

Choir performances were on Friday night, and band and orchestra performances were on Saturday at Opryland

9/10 All-State Instrumental

  • Aalia Hanif – Central Magnet School – Flute 
  • Matthew Johnson – Riverdale High School – Bb Clarinet 
  • Daniel Wendt – Central Magnet School – Bb Clarinet AND Bass Clarinet 
  • Ryan Gagnon- Central Magnet School – Tuba 
  • Mamie Sevier – Central Magnet School – Violin 
  • Caroline Ver Mulm – Central Magnet School – Cello 
  • Emily Jenkins – Central Magnet School – Cello 

11/12 All-State Instrumental

  • Diane Liu - Siegel High School - Flute
  • Nicholas Rediker - Siegel HIgh School - Eb Clarinet
  • Lee Johnson - Siegel High School - Clarinet
  • Skyler Cannon - Riverdale High School - Clarinet
  • Merdith King - Siegel High School - Clarinet
  • Mckensey Malin - Stewarts Creek High School - Clarinet
  • Alyssa Bohmeyer - Stewarts Creek High School - Bass Clarinet
  • Blair Wright - Siegel High School - Contra Bass Clarinet
  • Ryan Hines - Stewarts Creek High School - Bari Saxophone
  • Cameron Wilson - Riverdale High School - Trumpet
  • Preston Emore - Oakland High School - Trombone
  • Erich Smith - Eagleville School - Percussion
  • May Huang - Central Magnet - Violin
  • Christopher Divincenzo - Central Magnet - Violin
  • Nathan Smith - Central Magnet - Cello
  • Eric Rice - Central Magnet - Cello
  • Adriana Calzavara - Central Magnet - Cello

Choir 

  • Sevon Askew - Central Magnet
  • Becca Brackett - Central Magnet
  • Alex Cassidy - Siegel High School
  • Walt Chitwood - Siegel High School
  • Kalyn Choate - Stewarts Creek High School
  • Celina Copeland - Stewarts Creek High School 
  • Josh Ferguson - Riverdale High School
  • Carly Ferrell - Riverdale High School
  • Seth Finch - Siegel High School
  • Savannah Gannon - Riverdale High School 
  • Cheyenne Gibson - Blackman High School
  • Bailey Griffin - Stewarts Creek High School
  • Ian Hamilton - Stewarts Creek High School
  • Andrew Harris - Stewarts Creek High School
  • Cali Heer - Stewarts Creek High School
  • John Hermey - Riverdale High School
  • Megan Jacobs - Central Magnet
  • Kelsey Keith - Central Magnet
  • Nicole McAbee - Blackman High School
  • Elisha McFarlin - Central Magnet
  • Caleb Mitchell - Siegel High School
  • Rebecca Morris - Stewarts Creek High School
  • William Pigg - Stewarts Creek High School
  • Kendall Posey - Central Magnet
  • Tristan Reymann - LaVergne High School
  • Jack Seage - Stewarts Creek High School
  • Neil Talbott - Stewarts Creek High School
  • Holly Thiemann - Central Magnet
  • Anna Vogler - Stewarts Creek High School
  • Addison Walden - Stewarts Creek HIgh School
  • Miklayla Wesley - Siegel High School
  • Darian Wilson - Central Magnet

Other honors of interest:

  • Erich Smith is the first student from Eagleville to ever make All-State Band AND he also achieved First Chair in All-State*
  • Aalia Hanif of Central Magnet was chosen as a soloist in the Tennessee Bandmasters Association Soloist Competition and gave a performance at the TMEA conference on Wednesday evening