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High School Chamber Ensemble


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Arminda M Velasquez

Performer Details

Performer Bio Synopsis

The Cedar Ridge High School Saxophone Choir is composed of saxophonists from all four concert bands. In its founding year, all 17 saxophonists at Cedar Ridge were in the ensemble. The chamber group meets two to four times a week from November to March. In addition to the large ensemble, the group is also broken into trios, quartets, or octets which rehearse separately in order to maximize the chamber music experience.

Cedar Ridge High School Saxophone Choir

Conductor's Bio

Arminda Velasquez is currently in her fifth year as Assistant Band Director at Cedar Ridge High School. Ms. Velasquez conducts the Wind Symphony, a consistent UIL Sweepstakes Award winner, and directs the Flute Choir and Saxophone Choir at Cedar Ridge. Ms. Velasquez is a native of Los Fresnos, Texas and graduated from Texas State University in San Marcos, Summa Cum Laude, with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Studies and Music Performance in 2014.