Middle School Musicians Perform at Conference

Music directors at Alameda’s public schools nominated middle school musicians to perform during in the California Music Educators Association (CMEA) Bay Section winter conference, a two-day professional development seminar for music educators and college students. Honor groups comprised a middle school choir, middle school concert band and middle school orchestra. Shown from left to right: Tyra Ingram Cable, music director at Lincoln Middle School with eighth graders Graciella Basco (trumpet), Maddie Kuhns (bass clarinet), Sylvie Lam (viola) and Devin Kaneshiro (string bass); Miriam Levine (french horn), eighth grade Encinal Junior High School, Aila Owens (violin), ninth grade Encinal. Not pictured: Kristy Lenh (viola), ninth grade, Encinal and Armen Phelps, music director at Encinal Junior and Senior high schools.