2017 OMEA High School Instrumental and Vocal All Stars of Northeast Ohio

Amherst students Richie Olin, Karyn Bellush, and Mackenzie Dolacki
Amherst students Richie Olin, Karyn Bellush, and Mackenzie Dolacki

WCLV and the Ohio Music Education Association are pleased to salute the following high school students in Districts IV, VI, and VII who received Superior ratings at a recent OMEA adjudicated event. 

Congratulations, All Stars!

Amherst Marion L. Steele High School – Mark Skladan, Director of Choirs and Christopher Barbaro, Director of Bands
Junior Karyn Bellush, Flute
Senior Mackenzie Dolacki, Piccolo
Junior Richie Olin, Baritone saxophone
Junior Ana Colon, Voice - Soprano
Senior Adriana Figueroa, Voice - Alto
Senior Abigail Paul, Voice - Soprano

Aurora High School – Eddie Nabring, Band Director
Senior Rachel Nagy, Trumpet

Avon High School – Aaron Jacobs and Bryan Hoersten, Marching Band Directors and Jesse Martin, Orchestra Director
Senior Nathan Bridgett, Marimba
Senior Lauren Wittscher, Trumpet
Junior Jennifer Gillert, Trumpet
Senior Samuel Eddington, Horn
Senior Julia Maddock, Clarinet
Junior Chase Fensore, Cello
Junior Jack Thorne, Cello

Avon Lake High School – David Eddleman, Director of Bands, Michael Lisi, Director of Choirs, and Dawn Kulikowski, Director of Concert, String, & Chamber Orchestras
Junior Anna Lautzenheiser, Tenor saxophone    
Senior Alex Wichman, Alto saxophone    
Junior Mary Ross, Alto saxophone    
Senior Andrew Paulick, Trumpet    
Junior Anna White, French horn    
Senior Braeden Loveless, Clarinet    
Junior Noah Rish, Trombone and Voice - Baritone
Senior Caleb Orr, Snare drum, Timpani, and Voice - Tenor
Senior James Peña, Violin    
Junior Macie Schiely, Violin    
Junior Anna White, Viola    
Senior Clare Cantleberry, Voice - Soprano    
Senior Ruth Kurak, Voice - Alto    
Senior Anna Chafin, Voice - Alto    
Junior Emily Higley, Voice - Soprano    
Junior Katie Roberts, Voice - Soprano    
Junior Rebecca Fjeldstad, Voice - Soprano    
Junior Kylie Crawford, Voice - Alto    
Junior Leo Zigmond, Voice - Baritone    

Beaumont School – Dr. Lisa Litteral, Music Department Chair
Senior Nina Mesh, Violin
Junior Eman Bechara, Voice - Soprano
Junior Katie Mastrandrea, Voice - Mezzo-soprano
Junior Courtney Foerg, Voice - Soprano

Berea-Midpark High School – Jeff Fudale, Band Director, Lisa Cheshier, Orchestra Director, and Catherine Robison-Ranney, Choir Director
Senior Drew Schoenhofer, Voice - Tenor
Senior Mark Ross, Voice - Tenor
Senior Ryan McClain, Voice - Bass
Senior Rebekah Mallory, Voice - Mezzo-soprano
Junior Caleb Allen-Wagner, Alto saxophone
Senior Cecilia Hiros, Harp
Junior Andrew Dinin, Tuba
Junior Kathryn Kong, Cello
Senior Georgia Hopps-Weber, Bass
Senior Abigail Cwiklinski, Violin

Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School – Jason Wyse, Band Director
Junior Claire Pajka, Flute    
Senior Adam Kruze, Alto saxophone    
Junior Matt Mino, Alto saxophone    
Senior Chas Backman, Trumpet    
Junior Zeke Churchin, Euphonium    
Senior Nick Mihalich, Trombone    
Junior Alex Jonovich, Alto saxophone    
Junior Kaitlyn Brulia, Flute and Piccolo
Junior Jackson Williams, Snare drum    
Senior Daniel Hradisky, Alto saxophone    

Cleveland Central Catholic High School – Tracy Jones and Sr. Mary Seton, Music Teachers
Senior Jay'da Hall, Flute
Junior Marcus Rutledge, Voice - Baritone
Senior Kayla Cooper, Flute

Cloverleaf High School – Andrew Winter, Band Director
Junior Emily Gladden, Clarinet

Cuyahoga Falls High School – Dustin Harris, Band Director
Junior Zach Dunphy, Trombone
Junior Lexie Brown, Clarinet
Junior Marissa Bowers, Flute
Senior Julian Selvaggio, Piano
Junior Daniel Criss, Percussion

Eastlake North High School – Devra Laserson, Choir Director
Junior Molly Moran, Voice - Alto
Junior Melanie Stoldt, Voice - Soprano
Senior Kelsi Cline, Voice - Alto

Hathaway Brown – Linda Simon-Mietus, Orchestra Director
Senior Ananya Kalahasti, Piano
Senior Arielle DeVito, Flute
Junior Joy Archer Frodyma, Bass
Junior Sukhmani Kaur, Clarinet

Independence High School – Gretchen Obrovac, Vocal Music Director
Senior Sabré Randall, Voice - Soprano
Junior Emma Sommer, Voice - Soprano
Junior Grace Heldwein, Voice - Alto
Senior Anna Buczek, Voice - Alto
Senior Jesse Belitz, Voice - Baritone
Junior Maggie George, Voice - Mezzo-soprano
Junior Karah Chappel, Voice - Mezzo-soprano

Kenmore High School – Barbara Bellamy, Choir Director
Senior Brandon Ferguson, Voice - Tenor
Senior Precious Boykin, Voice - Alto
Senior Kyares Townsend, Voice - Bass
Junior Kyle Ferguson, Voice - Baritone
Senior Makenzie Stafford, Voice - Alto
Senior Shamajae McCullough, Voice – Tenor

Mogadore High School – Stephanie Bonitz, Director of Bands and Choirs
Junior Slade Lowther, Trombone
Senior Drew Pendergast, Percussion
Senior Alexis Pierce, Voice - Alto
Senior Joshua Sanders, Voice – Baritone

Norton High School – Thomas Chiera, Band Director
Senior Sarah Longfellow, Clarinet
Senior Isabella Hill, Clarinet
Junior Hannah Rowell, Oboe
Junior Shannon Hahe, Flute
Senior Ryan Vaughn, Tuba
Senior Noah Runninger, Percussion

Norwayne High School – Eric Ratica, Band Director 
Junior Lynnsey Winchell, Tuba
Junior Seth Hunt, Alto saxophone
Senior Kim Dull, Flute
Junior Cheyenne Ellis, Clarinet

Orange High School – Rebecca Ellsworth, Orchestra Director
Senior Emma Rico, Violin
Senior Thea Apanius, Violin

Orrville High School – Christopher Jones, Band Director
Junior Elizabeth Maiwurm, Clarinet

Padua Franciscan High School – Mark A. Wozniak, Director of Instrumental Music and Tamara Plasterer, Choir Director
Junior Maggie Mihalus, Flute    
Junior Ryan Kazubski, Snare drum    
Junior Terrin Akstens, French horn    
Junior Andrew Natran, Trumpet    
Junior Natalie Prusovic, Flute    
Junior Rachel George, Oboe    
Senior Michelle Halle, Trumpet    
Junior Hallie Ward, Flute & Piccolo
Senior Martin McConnell, Baritone saxophone    
Junior Andrew Smeader, Violin    
Junior Emme Licygiewicz, Flute    
Junior Nicole Rongone, Voice - Mezzo-soprano    

Parma Senior High School – Jared Plasterer, Choir Director
Senior Rae Moro, Voice - Mezzo-soprano
Senior Alexcia Ambroz, Voice - Soprano
Senior Sarah Donahue, Voice - Soprano

Perry High School – Brad Hruska, Band Director
Senior Samantha Whelpley, Flute
Junior Kirk Hodkinson, Alto saxophone
Senior Justin Sundy, Trumpet
Senior Maxim Klinar, Percussion
Senior Ryanne Locker, Horn

Rocky River High School – Allison Paetz, Choir Director and Kirk Taylor, Band Director
Junior Mary Bierman, Voice - Soprano
Senior Emily Bollin, Voice - Soprano
Junior Marybeth Curtis, Voice - Soprano
Junior Jamie Spallino, Voice - Soprano
Senior Alex Lenhart, Trumpet
Senior Katie Mediate, Oboe
Junior Dante Centuori, Trombone
Junior Austin Wilson, Marimba
Junior Dan Tomazin, French horn
Junior Margo Alibeckoff, Alto saxophone
Junior Alekso Miller, Baritone saxophone
Junior Katie Malquest, Trumpet
Senior Sophie Manoloff, Trumpet
Junior Angeliki Cintron, Flute

Saint Ignatius High School – Dan Hamlin, Band Director
Senior Joe Foti, Clarinet    
Senior Justin Boes, Snare drum    
Junior Beck Saine, Clarinet and Voice - Tenor

St. Joseph Academy – Kathleen Cooper, Choir Director and David E. Mumford, Orchestra Director
Senior Maya Cundiff, Voice - Soprano
Senior Angela Cicero, Voice - Alto
Senior Kala Seeholzer, Flute

Southeast High School – Dr. Joni Stoll, Band Director
Junior Grace Klein, Clarinet    
Junior Devin Gear, French horn    
Junior Chandler Crouch, Baritone saxophone    
Junior Tanner Gordon, Snare drum and Xylophone

Springfield High School – Ernie Cole, Band Director
Junior Kendra Sanner, Percussion

Strongsville High School – Brian King, Director of Bands
Senior Sydney Reik, Trombone
Senior Kyle Perisutti, Trumpet

Westlake High School – Hilary Patriok, Band Director and Jennifer Butler, Choir Director
Junior Kyle Yu, Clarinet
Senior Cara Rovella, Voice - Soprano
Junior Selma Babiker, Flute
Junior Jillian Cellucci, Flute
Junior Jillian Eddy, Marimba
Junior Jade Hawk, Bass
Junior Rachel Kaiser, Flute
Junior Ryan Karpuszka, Cello
Junior Aaron Kim, Violin
Senior Abigail Ogonek, Piano
Junior Allison Routhier, Flute

Wickliffe High School – Pamela Graves, Music Director
Senior Rhiannon Johnson, Alto saxophone
Senior Andrew Barrows, Trumpet

Support Provided By

Arkiv Music

When you purchase CDs and DVDs from ArkivMusic through the WCLV 104.9 ideastream website you directly support WCLV 104.9's classical music.

More Wcpn Schedule
More Wclv Schedule
Schedule
Donate
90.3 WCPN
WCLV Classical 104.9
NPR Hourly Newscast
The Latest News and Headlines from NPR
This text will be replaced with a player.
This text will be replaced with a player.
This text will be replaced with a player.