Student Accomplishments 

Isabella Markham, former viola student of Nicolette Solomon,  has been accepted into the Juilliard School of Music, New York, with a full scholarship

 

COMPETITIONS

Piano

DMTA Competition

Senior Concerto Division

Evan Ritter, second place

 

DMTA Competition

Elementary Sonata Division

Vatsal Vemuri, second place

 

DMTA Competiton

Elementary Sonata

Max Khanmamedov, third place


Theory & Composition

Robert Avalon International Competition

Dara Li, second place

 

String

MTNA Competition, Waco, TX

Alexander Davis-Pegis, first place (cello) 

Cameron Bandy, second place (viola)

 

Dallas Symphonic Festival

Elementary Concerto Division

Nikki Naghavi, first place (violin)

Caitlin Chiu, fourth place (violin)


Dallas Symphonic Festival

Sonata Division

Sara Grace Aldis, fourth place (violin)

Isaac Siebelink, fifth place (violin)

Nolan Chu, Honorable Mention (violin)

 

Dallas Symphonic Festival

Junior Concerto

Alexander Davis - Pegis, fifth place (cello)

Cameron Bandy, Honorable Mention (viola)

 

Dallas Symphonic Festival

Senior Concerto

Morgan Bandy, fifth place (cello)

 

 

 

 

ORCHESTRAL

 

All-Region & All-State Orchestras

 

All-State Orchestra

Allison Cribbs, principal viola

Abby Jorden

Christa Guthrie

 

All-State Orchestra (South Dakota)

Jamuna Buchanan

 

East Texas Region

Grace Knight, first violin section

Katie Lauffer, first violin section

Patrick Berne, first violin section

 

North Texas Region

Hayden Schill, first violin section

Kaitlin Valentine, first violin section

 

TPSMEA Region Orchestra

Patrick McGlinchey, asst. concertmaster

Cameron Bandy, section viola

Alexander Davis-Pegis, principal cello

Morgan Bandy, asst. principal cello

 

Community Orchestras

 

Greater Dallas Youth Symphonies

Xaris Emmett, Sinfonetta Orchestra

Hayden Schill, Philharmonic Orchestra

Taylor Schill, Sinfonetta Orchestra (cello)

 

Conference Orchestras

 

Suzuki Association of Americas Conference Orchestra II

Nikki Nagavi, second violin section

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Spanish Vogue Magazine

Isabella Markham, featured playing viola

 

 

 

SOLO & GROUP ENGAGEMENTS

 

Black Hills Symphony, South Dakota

Maya Buchanan, violin, performing the Bruch Violin Concerto

 

Mumbai Symphony, India

Maya Buchanan, violin, performing the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto

 

Children’s Medical Center, Dallas

Advanced SMID Ensemble, Murmur, performing at benefit along with Cyndi Lauper

 

 

 

WORKSHOPS & SUMMER INSTITUTES

 

Perlman Music Program

Isabella Markham, viola, three years in attendance