St. Mary Academy - Bay View is proud to announce seven of its students have been selected to the Rhode Island Music Education Association's Junior and Senior All-State Chorus or Orchestra.
Middle School students named to the Junior All-State Chorus and Orchestra are Jessica Lamoureux (North Scituate) vocal-soprano and Claire Topper (Riverside) strings-violin.
Upper School students selected to the Senior All-State Chorus are Caroline Barr (Warwick) vocal-alto, Abby Dawson (Riverside) vocal-alto, Elayna Jaques (Chepachet) vocal-alto, Victoria LeBlanc (East Greenwich) vocal-soprano, and Jane Maciel (Seekonk, MA) vocal-soprano.
Auditions for the RIMEA All-State Chorus and Orchestra took place in front of a panel of professional judges on November 17th at the Moses Brown School in Providence. Of the nearly 300 students who auditioned, only half were selected to perform at the prestigious All-State Music Festival scheduled for Sunday, March 17th, 2019.
Founded in 1915, the Rhode Island Music Education Association is a federated state association of the National Association for Musical Education. RIMEA is a non-profit organization that plays a significant role in representing all phases of music education in the schools, colleges and universities within the state.