Mississippi All-State Orchestra, 2017
The highest honor a high school string student can receive in Mississippi is to be accepted into the Mississippi Allstate Orchestra. A panel of judges chooses the top players in the state from taped auditions. This year there are nine HPSD orchestra students who have been accepted to perform in the 2017 All-State Orchestra:
 
    Violin:
  • Jonathan Felix
  • Madison McCullum
  • Yavaniy Garraway
  • Ashley McPherson

 
    Viola:
  • Quinn Sellers
  • Marq Graves
  • Shakera Holmes

 
    Bass:
  • Zavier Allen
  • Elyss Ligon
     
    Special honors include: Jonathan Frelix was chosen from statewide auditions as Assistant Concertmaster of the orchestra, Madason McCullum and Zavier Allen as Assistant Principal 2nd Violin and Assistant Principal Bass.
     
    Mr. Jorge Gonzalez has also been invited to be this year’s Mississippi Allstate Orchestra conductor. Congratulations to all!