Selection to the orchestra was based on audition tapes submitted by students. “We’ve never had anybody from our district selected for this honor before,” said Southwest music teacher Poji Schreiber. “This is like getting into All-State Orchestra. It’s a huge, huge honor.”
Norcross, a violinist, will join other Minnesota string instrumentalists in grades 7 to 9 for a performance on Feb. 16 at the Minneapolis Convention Center as part of the Minnesota Music Educators Association convention.