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Meet the Performers - 2021

The performers are subject to change.

Adult/Community Band
Performer Director City, State
Mansfield Wind Symphony Brian Merrill Mansfield, TX
Fairfax Wind Symphony Stan Schoonover SPRINGFIELD, VA
Atlanta Wind Symphony David Kehler Roswell, GA
Eastern Wind Symphony Todd Nichols Hillsborough, NJ
Chamber Ensemble
Performer Director City, State
Pure Winds Colton Wansitler Lansing, Michigan
Athena Brass Band Jessica Sneeringer Gahanna, OH
Axiom Brass N/A Evanston, IL
Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic feat. University of Louisville Symphony Orchestra Orbert Davis Chicago, Illinois
Collegiate Band
Performer Director City, State
VanderCook College of Music Symphonic Band Alexander Kaminsky Chicago, IL
Collegiate Chamber Ensemble
Performer Director City, State
Texas A&M University-Kingsville Select Trombone Choir Dr. Oscar Diaz, Jr. Kingsville, Texas
Collegiate Full Orchestra
Performer Director City, State
Central Washington University Symphony Orchestra Nikolas Caoile Ellensburg, WA
Collegiate Jazz Ensemble
Performer Director City, State
UNT Two O'clock lab band Rob Parton Denton, TX
University of Central Oklahoma Jazz Ensemble I Brian Gorrell Edmond, OK
The University of Arkansas at Monticello Jazz One Jason Smith Monticello, AR
High School Band
Performer Director City, State
Wakeland HS Wind Symphony Tanner Smith Frisco, TEXAS
North Hardin High School Wind Symphony Brian Froedge Radcliff, KY
Leander High School Wind Ensemble Robert Selaiden Leander, Texas
Vandegrift High School Wind Ensemble Mike Howard Austin, Texas
Keller High School Wind Ensemble Mark McGahey Keller, TX
Lockport Township High School Wind Symphony Brian Covey Lockport, IL
High School Chamber Ensemble
Performer Director City, State
Cedar Ridge High School Saxophone Choir Arminda M Velasquez Round Rock, TX
Mountain Ridge High School Saxophone Quartet Aaron Vogel Glendale, AZ
High School Full Orchestra
Performer Director City, State
Allen High School Symphony Orchestra David DeVoto Allen, Texas
Byron Nelson High School Symphony Orchestra Gary Keller Trophy Club, Texas
Las Vegas Academy of the Arts Philharmonic Eric McAllister Las Vegas, Nevada
High School Jazz Ensemble
Performer Director City, State
Mundelein High School Jazz Ensemble Andy Sturgeon Mundelein, Illinois
La Cueva High School Jazz Band 1 John Converse Albuquerque, NM
Las Vegas Academy of the Arts Jazz Band Patrick Bowen Las Vegas, NV
Harlingen High School Honors Jazz Band Maria Coronado Harlingen, Texas
High School Percussion Ensemble
Performer Director City, State
North Forney High School Percussion Ensemble Jim Gist Royse City, Te
Stephen F. Austin High School Percussion Ensemble Andres E. Aya Sugar Land, Texas
Wakeland High School Percussion Ensemble Brian Teed Frisco, TX
High School String Orchestra
Performer Director City, State
Klein High School Chamber Orchestra Creston Herron Klein, TX
Arlington High School Philharmonia Strings Jonathan Handman Lagrangeville, NY
Perrysburg High School Select Strings Michael Smith Perrysburg, Ohio
Highland High School Symphonic Strings Bill Bitter Gilbert, AZ
Walton High School Chamber Orchestra Perry Holbrook Marietta, GA
Middle School Band
Performer Director City, State
Tex Hill Middle School Band Kim Rosenberg San antonio, tx
Walsh Middle School Honor Band Jennifer Bergeron Round Rock, TX
Stiles Middle School Honors Band Darcy Vogt Williams Leander, TX
Aledo Middle School Honor Winds Joey Qualls Aledo, TX
Middle School Jazz Ensemble
Performer Director City, State
Vela Jazz I Erika R. Uribe Harlingen, Tx
Middle School Percussion Ensemble
Performer Director City, State
Harwood Junior High School Percussion Ensemble Doyle Bellville Bedford, Texas
Middle School String Orchestra
Performer Director City, State
Kleb Chamber Orchestra Dawn Herron Spring, Texas
Cabin John Middle School Advanced Orchestra Scott Herman Potomac, MD
Special Performance
Performer Director City, State
The U.S. Army Field Band Col. Jim R. Keene Washington, DC
Imani Winds NA New York, New York
The Dallas Winds Jerry Junkin Dallas, Texas
The Count Basie Orchestra Scotty Barnhart N/A, N/A
Harlem Quartet NA New York, New York
The U.S. Army Blues SFC Xavier Perez, Musical Director Washington, DC
Brass Band of Battle Creek Michael J. Garasi Marshall, MI