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Meng Cheng-wei

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 19:19 -- drc0215

Birthday: February 7, 1992

Hometown: Taipei, Taiwan

High School: KuangJen Catholic High School

Previous Degree: Bachelor of Music, National Taiwan University of Arts 2014

Goals: To be a successful euphonium player

Hobbies and interests: Surfing

Favourite quote: "When you're finished changing, you're finished." - Benjamin Franklin

Favourite color: Blue

Elijah George

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 19:13 -- drc0215

Birthday: September 11, 1999

High School: Chisholm Trail High School

Awards and Honors: 1st Division Soloist @ TMEA State Solo and Ensemble Contest

Goals: To live a life that I can look back on and have no regrets

Hobbies: Listening to '80s - '90s rock, playing Euphonium and Piano, rock climbing

Favorite Quotes: "In every life we have some trouble, but when you worry you make it double. Don't worry, be Happy"

Hayden Drew

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 19:12 -- drc0215

Birthday: July 12th, 2000

Hometown: League City, Texas

High School: Clear Creek High School

Awards and Honors: High School Region Band

Goals: To live up to the reputation that UNT's Euphonium studio retains, to make great music, and to make the people I love proud.

Hobbies and Interests: Piano, Composition and arranging, Culinary Arts, and film.

Tanner Ellis

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 19:06 -- drc0215

Birthday: January 19, 2000

Hometown: Conroe, Texas

High school: Sherman High School

Awards/Honors: State Solo and Ensemble Competitor 2017, 2018

Goals: To become a better euphonium player, and earn a career as a high school band director or a music specialist with the Salvation Army.

Hobbies/interests: Watching movies mostly action or comedy.

Favorite color: Green

Stephanie Plautz

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 18:57 -- drc0215

Birthday: March 2nd, 2000

Hometown: Oconomowoc, Wisconsin 

High school: Oconomowoc high school 

Previous schools/degrees: N/A


2017 WSMA state honors band. 
2016 WSMA composition contest - 3rd place
Wsma State Solo and Ensemble soloist since 2014
MYSO John Downey fellow 2016-2018

Goals: To be the best version of myself that I can be. 

Adam Wilkerson

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 18:48 -- drc0215

Birthday: August 11th, 1994

Hometown: Choctaw, OK

High School: Choctaw Highschool

Previous Schools and degrees: Music Education degree from the University of Central Oklahoma

Goals: To become the euphonium instructor at the US Army School of Music.

Hobbies and Interests: Euphonium, powerlifting, and theology

Favourite color: Blue

Favourite non-euphonium-related artist/band/etc.: Audioslave

Michael Solis

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 21:26 -- jsw0113

Birthday: December 8th, 1995

Hometown:  Corpus Christi, TX

High School:  Mary Carroll High School

Previous Schools and Degrees

     - Del Mar College - Associates of Music Education

Awards and Honors:

      - 3 years TCCBDA All-State Band Member, 3rd year principal

      - Honors Recital Winner at Del Mar College

      - Clara F. Nelson Music Scholarship recipient


Loke Lovett

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 21:22 -- jsw0113

Birthday: January 7th, 1999

Hometown:  Boerne, TX

High School:  Boerne High School

Awards and Honors:

      - John Philip Sousa Award

      - Superior Rating at TSSEC


      - My main goal is to achieve moral and musical excellence!

Hobbies and Interests: 

      - Writing

     - Fishing

     - Basketball

Favorite quotes: 

Jack Walker

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 21:17 -- jsw0113

Birthday: June 27th, 1999

Hometown:  Austin, TX

High School:  Vandergrift High School

Awards and Honors:

      - 3 year member of Carolina Crown

      - 2017 TMEA All-State Symphonic Band Member 


      - To be the best educator I can be

Hobbies and Interests: 

     - Video Games

     - Alternative Music

Favorite quotes: 

     "The Only thing you control is how hard you work."

Maximo Santana

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 21:10 -- jsw0113

Birthday: March 18th, 1999

Hometown:  Houston, TX

High School:  Westside High School

Awards and Honors:

      - Best Musician - Freshman - Westside High School

      - DCI Bronze and Gold Medal - Bluecoats

      - Area Euphonium Performer

      - 4-time All-City Euphonium Performance

      - 4-time All-Region Euphonium Performance

      - Gold Medal World Class Scholastic Indoor Percussion

      - Silver Medal Independent Indoor Percussion


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