At the 2017 National Association for Music Educators All-Northwest Conference in February, five Snoqualmie Valley music students performed in honor ensembles. One Chief Kanim Middle School student and four students from Mount Si High School were chosen for this opportunity among 2,350 top student musicians from six Northwestern states. Several thousand of the best student musicians from these six states auditioned for 16 different honor ensembles.
Nathaniel Wray (alto saxophone), a 7th grader at Chief Kanim Middle School, was selected for the Washington Music Educators Association Junior All-State Rainier Band.
Mary Piekarczyk (clarinet), a sophomore at Mount Si High School, was selected for the WMEA All-State Band.
Tyler Bateman (percussion), a junior, was selected for the NAfME All-Northwest Concert Band, representing Mount Si High School and Washington State.
Allison Caswell (soprano voice), a Mount Si High School junior, was selected for the WMEA All-State Mixed Choir.
Jessica Conlon (soprano voice), also a junior, was selected for the NAfME All-Northwest Treble Choir, representing Mount Si High School and Washington State.