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Elias Gettemy

Elias Gettemy

Donovan Nichols, Co-Editor In Chief May 5, 2021

 “It pretty much went from zero to 100. Before then, I hadn’t really looked at playing the cello as more than just a hobby, a passion, an activity in high school.”  Senior Elias Gettemy first...

Sinfonia stands for applause after their Grand Champion Concert during the American String Teachers Association (ASTA) National Orchestra Festival.

Tchaikovsky to Technology

Donovan Nichols, Co-Editor In Chief September 24, 2020

“As I was saying bye to everyone on the bus, I kept saying ‘see you next week,’ but here we are six months later,” Orchestra Director Brett Nelsen said.  The Sinfonia varsity orchestra...

Junior Elias Gettemy performs a solo at the orchestras Fall Concert.

All-State Accolades

Donovan Nichols, News Editor March 28, 2020

 For junior Elias Gettemy, cello has been a part of his life for over 10 years. Gettemy was principal cellist of the All-State Symphony Orchestra in February, ranking as first cellist in the state...

Orchestra to perform 3 pieces tonight

Samuel Teas, Co-Editor-In-Chief April 9, 2018

The Orchestra will hold a concert tonight in the PAC at 7 p.m. The pieces preformed will be Mars, the Bringer of War, from The Planets suite by Gustav Holst, Procession of the Nobles by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov,...

Indy Rajan playing as a soloist in a concerto last year. Indy also performs in the Houston Youth Symphony which holds three concerts a year.

Senior makes All-State for third time

Molly Wade, Co-Editor in Chief December 17, 2013

It is his time now. He is shaking down to his knees as he begins to play his viola, the viola that he has been playing for almost seven years now. He is alone as he plays the concerto. Accompanied by...

Orchestra adds new Chamber class

Emily Burleson, News Editor September 23, 2013

This fall, the orchestra department added a new Chamber orchestra class. Chamber is the sixth and newest level in the orchestra department. “We were ready to add another class in the morning schedule,”...

Orchestra family enters competition season

Orchestra ‘family’ enters competition season

Emily Burleson, Staff Writer November 5, 2012

It is competition season for orchestra students. Region Orchestra auditions were on Saturday, Oct. 13, and resulted in 21 students accepted into Region 23 this year, with five alternates also admitted....

Orchestra strings in win

Taral Patel, News Editor September 29, 2011

The Cinco Ranch High School Symphony Orchestra has been named a National Winner in the Mark of Excellence/National Orchestra Honors Project by the Foundation for Music Education, winning the Full Orchestra...

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