Detroit Public Schools and the Office of Fine Arts congratulates the following schools, directors, ensembles and students for being selected to perform in the 2014 Michigan Youth Arts Festival on May 8 and 10 at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo.
Being selected to participate in the Michigan Youth Arts Festival is one of the highest honors a high school student can achieve. These individual students and/or ensembles were rated as one of the top performances in the state.
The Cass Tech Dance Workshop was selected for the Opening Night Gala Performance, Thursday, May 8 at 7 p.m. as well as for the Dance Showcase Concert, Saturday, May 10 at 10 a.m.
The Renaissance Dance Workshop was selected for the Dance Showcase Concert, Saturday, May 10 at 10 a.m.
Michigan Youth Arts Concerto Soloist Nomination
Detroit School of Arts- Marcus Jackson, Oboe
Michigan Youth Arts Orchestra Nomination
Renaissance High School – Hadiya Knight, Violin
Renaissance High School – Jacqueline Mills, Violin
Cass Tech High School – Richard McCall, String Bass
Michigan Youth Arts Band Nomination
Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior High School – Cornell Carter, Trumpet
Schools to participate in the Michigan State Band and Orchestra State Festival
Detroit School of Arts Wind Ensemble
Renaissance High School Chamber Strings
Cass Tech Dance Workshop- Anthony Smith
Renaissance Dance Workshop- Gina Ellis
Cass Tech Orchestra- DeAnna Martinez
Detroit School of Arts Wind Symphony- Ronald Malabed
Martin Luther King Symphony Band- Victoria Miller
Renaissance Chamber Strings- Dr. Jui Chao Wang