Sixteen Perry Hall High High School Students Accepted To 2023 All-State Ensembles


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PERRY HALL - Forty Baltimore County Public Schools students have been accepted into the Maryland Music Educators Association‘s 2023 All-State Ensembles. Sixteen of those students are from Perry Hall High School.

The sixteen Perry Hall singers make up the most significant number of students from any school in the county, demonstrating excellence in the program.

“All State Ensembles represent the pinnacle of music achievement in the state of Maryland,” said Dr. Brian K. Schneckenburger, BCPS supervisor of music and dance education. “The audition process is highly competitive and is the culmination of many years of commitment and preparation. These selected students embody the musical excellence that is fostered every day in our BCPS schools. Congratulations to these students, their families, and their teachers.”

Twelve schools will represent Baltimore County in the All-State Ensemble, including Catonsville, Dulaney, George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology, Hereford, Patapsco, Perry Hall, Pikesville, and Towson high schools and Parkville, Perry Hall, and Ridgely middle schools.

The ensembles will gather to learn and perform with other music students from around Maryland. 

  • All State Junior Orchestra (strings only) – February 17-19, 2023
  • All State Junior Chorus – February 17-19, 2023
  • All State Senior Jazz Band – February 23-25, 2023
  • All State Junior Band – March 3-5, 2023
  • All State Senior Band – March 3-5, 2023
  • All State Senior Chorus – March 3-5, 2023
  • All State Senior Orchestra – March 3-5, 2023

Congratulations to all the Perry Hall students who made the ensemble. Those students are:

All State Senior Band


  • Sophie Risley, Perry Hall High School
  • Allison Naydan, Perry Hall High School

All-State Junior Chorus


  • Layla Williams, Perry Hall High School


  • Lillian Colon, Perry Hall Middle School
  • Kara Neat, Perry Hall High School
  • Jamie Nguyen, Perry Hall Middle School


  • Carlos Tropia, Perry Hall High School


  • Dylan Amos, Perry Hall High School
  • Aidan Boyd, Perry Hall High School

All State Senior Chorus

Soprano 1

  • Abrielle Znamirowski, Perry Hall High School

Soprano 2

  • Naomi Horner, Perry Hall High School


  • Opemipo “Hope” Akinyemi, Perry Hall High School
  • Danielle Huettner, Perry Hall High School


  • Wyatt Clark, Perry Hall High School
  • Jack Heitner, Perry Hall High School
  • Josiah Johnson, Perry Hall High School
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Congratulations to perry hall high school. I know it takes dedication  and practice to achieve this honor, just a great job by students and music department.

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