Ballard High School soprano Julia Quandt, tenor Elijah Kirk, altos Alia Collins-Friedrichs and Aisha Carpenter and violinist Tara Snevoll were among the music students from across Washington state selected to participate in the 2014 WMEA/WIAA All-State performing groups.  

The students rehearsed and performed in concerts Feb. 13 through 16 in Yakima, Wash., under the direction of world-renowned conductors.  

WMEA/WIAA All-State musicians were selected through an audition process.

Also, last summer, Ballard’s Concert Choir was invited to perform at the Northwest Division American Choral Director’s Association (ACDA) Conference at Seattle’s Town Hall (1119 Eighth Ave.). The group will perform six pieces it has been rehearsing all year, on March 15 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. 

The Concert Choir has also been invited to perform the same set of music on Wednesday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Meany Hall on the University of Washington campus. It will share this concert with the UW Chamber Choir and Chorale.