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Nine District Students Selected for TMEA All-State Band, Choir and Orchestra

TMEA All State Musicians The Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) is an organization of more than 12,000 school music educators dedicated to promoting excellence in music education. Each year through an audition process, TMEA selects the best musicians in their respective groups: band, choir, orchestra and jazz ensemble. The following nine students have been honored as the recipients of All-State honors for the 2019-2020 school year.


Braswell High Band:

Kenia Zetino, 5A All-State Band Clarinet 

Aaron Snipes, Director

Taylor Sitzman, Assistant Director


Denton High Band:

Eric Crenshaw, All-State Jazz Ensemble Alto Saxophone

Matthew Garcia, All-State Jazz Ensemble Tenor Saxophone

Greta MacMillan, 5A All-State Band Flute

Owen White, All-State Jazz Ensemble Bass

Brian Wilson, Director

Jesse Woolery, Assistant Director


Denton High Choir:

Margaret Nicholson, All-State Choir Alto

Mark Baker, Director

Nick Vance, Assistant Director


Guyer High Band:

Ben Snethen, 6A All-State Band Clarinet

Amy Woody, Director

Oscar Ban, Assistant Director


Guyer High Orchestra:

Audrey Lee, All-State Orchestra Violin

Christian Luevano, All-State Orchestra String Bass

Michelle Hanlon, Director

Jeremy Atkins, Assistant Director