HPMS Students Earn Region Orchestra Spots

Dec. 13, 2024 – Several Hal Peterson Middle School students earned spots in the Texas Music Educators Association Region Orchestras recently.

Congratulations to the following students: Jocelyn Mendoza, 8th grade, 20th on viola; William “Brady” Houghton, 7th grade, 1st on violin; Mason Cummings, 7th grade, 2nd on violin; Noah Piszczor, 7th grade, 18th on cello; Lucas Wilfong, 7th grade, 24th on cello; Abigail Painter, 6th grade, 16th on cello.  

“We are so proud of these students,” said Karen Billingsley, HPMS Orchestra Director.

She added that there were about 500 total students who auditioned for a spot in one of three region orchestras in November, with these six students earning a spot.

Next month, these musicians will have a clinic with TMEA Region 29, followed by a concert.