40 PVHS Students Earn Honors

Iowa All State Musicians Graphic with sheet music

Forty Pleasant Valley students have earned All-State Music Honors for 2020. This year, there will be no festival, but students submitted auditions to earn the honors.  Congratulations, Spartans!

Band:

1st year: Gretchen Highberger (Clarinet), Erika Holmberg (Trumpet), Genevieve McShane (Clarinet), Jordan Mimms (Clarinet), Catherine Moore (Flute), Jun Oh (Flute)

2nd year: Lindsay Davison (Bass Clarinet), Ani Pradeep (Clarinet)

3rd year: Cassandra Smith (Horn)

4th year: Sam McGrath (Bass Clarinet)

Alternates: Cyrus Barati (Bari Sax), Ani Desai (Oboe), Vinay Joshi (Percussion), Libby Kamp (Horn), Arsh Manazir (Alto Sax)

Choir:

1st year: Sidney Brockmann, Ava Burmahl, Shobini Iyer, Uma Kasichainula, Owen McCredie, Leah Mendelin, Gayathri Pundi, Caleb Swinney, Bryce Vining

2nd year: Ebby Barber, Cody Connors, Lydia Cox, Logan Croll, Ben Curran, Gabe Johnson, Parker Paulson, Caroline Sierk

3rd year: Rachel Lyon, Taze Wilson

Orchestra:

1st year: Kavya Kalathur (Viola), Lila Teitle (Violin)

2nd year: Madison Brady (Cello), Thi Phan (Violin)

4th year: Christina Li (Violin), Connor Miller (Bass)