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Orchestra Students are State-Bound


Irving, Texas. February 5, 2019

Many Irving ISD orchestra students are celebrating after excelling at the High School UIL Solo & Ensemble Contest on January 26. More than 30 musicians from Irving, MacArthur and Nimitz high schools will advance to state after earning a division one rating at the regional level. They will head to Austin in June and compete at the Texas State Solo & Ensemble Contest (TSSEC).


  • Jose Santiesteban, Viola Solo
  • Gloria Viera, Viola Solo


  • Jennifer Artiga, Violin Solo & Duet Ensemble
  • Marshal Baldwin, Violin Solo & Quintet Ensemble
  • Yamile Cornejo, Violin Solo & Duet Ensemble
  • William Crowfoot, Quintet Ensemble
  • Zach Goodwin, Quintet Ensemble
  • Toshiki Kato, Cello Solo & Cello Choir Ensemble
  • Gloria Kin, Violin Solo
  • Monica Limberg, Violin Solo & Quintet Ensemble
  • Akito Minosoko, Violin Solo & Duet Ensemble
  • Logan Nasky, Quintet Ensemble
  • Patrick Neumayr, Bass Solo
  • Lorenz Neumayr, Cello Solo & Cello Choir Ensemble
  • Danny Nguyen, Viola Solo
  • Allegra Simmons, Cello Solo & Cello Choir Ensemble
  • Ami Suzuki, Duet Ensemble
  • Samira Velazquez, Violin Solo


  • A.J. Moffit, String Bass Solo
  • Janesa Perkins, Viola Solo

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