Students from The Girls’ School of Austin recently auditioned for TMEA’s region 18 All-Region Orchestra. Participant prepared intensely for the competition practicing independently as well as in their strings class and after-school chamber class. Six out of the nine participants were selected for the orchestras with four in the Symphony (top) Orchestra and two in the Philharmonic (2nd) Orchestra. The selected musicians for Symphony Orchestra are Josie Frazer Genet Leeds, Mimi Nguyen, and Kate Sanders who was selected first chair for cello. The students selected for Philharmonic Orchestra are Phoebe Sachs and Isabelle DiCarlo. The All-Region Orchestra meets for one concert. This year’s performance is on Saturday, November 17 at the AISD Performing Arts Center.