All-State Conductors

2018 RIMEA All-State Conductors

  • Senior Band - Cynthia Johnston-Turner, Hugh Hodgson School of Music; manager - Jessica Hookway
  • Junior Band - Gary Vallee, Waterford Public Schools; manager - Anthony Mazza
  • Senior Mixed Chorus - Dr. Wendy Moy, Connecticut College; co-managers - Janita Ducharme and Sarah Prickel-Kane
  • Senior Women's Chorus - Dr. Cory Ganschow, Western Connecticut State University; co-managers - Lisa Alves and Celeste Labonte
  • Junior Mixed Chorus - Regina McAdam, North Smithfield High School; manager - TBD
  • Junior Treble Chorus - Jacqueline Soares, Pilgrim High School; manager - TBD
  • Senior Jazz Band - Alex Lee Clark, Providence College; manager - Barbara Hughes
  • Junior Jazz Band - Susana Pimentel, Martin Middle School, East Providence; manager - Ron Lamoureux
  • Senior Orchestra - Dr. David Buck, Kinhaven Music School; manager - Brianna DeWitt
  • Junior Orchestra - Michael Iadevaia, Wickford Middle School; manager - Chelsea Anderson
  • Senior Guitar - George Little, South Shore Conservatory; manager- Wayne Kilcline
  • Junior Guitar - Mychal Gendron, Dighton MS; manager - David Geer
  • Elementary Chorus - Sophia Papoulis, Foundation for Small Voices; co-managers - Scarlett St. Martin, Donna O'Brien and Kelsey Hopkins



2017 RIMEA All-State Conductors

  • Senior Band - David J. Martins, Boston Univeristy; manager - Jessica Hookway
  • Junior Band - Kevin Kane, Providence College, Rhode Island, Roger William University, CCRI; manager - Anthony Mazza
  • Senior Mixed Chorus - Dr. Lisa Graham, Metropolitan Chorale, Wellesley College 1; co-managers - Jacqueline Soares and Jeff Kerr
  • Senior Women's Chorus - Christine Noel, Clarke Univeristy, Providence Singers, Rhode Island Children's Chorus; co-managers - Lisa Alves and Celeste Labonte
  • Junior Mixed Chorus - Jonathan Richter, New England Conservatory, Roger Williams University; co-managers - Janita Ducharme and Sarah Kane
  • Junior Treble Chorus - Matthew Cunningham, Brockton HS; manager - Katherine Young
  • Senior Jazz Band - Arthur Montanaro, Cranston HS West, RI; manager - Barbara Hughes
  • Junior Jazz Band - Fritz Benz, South Kingstown HS (previously North Smithfield HS), Providence College, University of Rhode Island; manager - Ron Lamoureux
  • Senior Orchestra - Jonathan McPhee, Lexington Symphony, Symphony New Hampshire; manager - Brianna DeWitt
  • Junior Orchestra - Ray Daniels, Gann Academy Arts Department, Bentley University Chamber Orchestra, Fall River Symphony Orchestra, Waltham Philharmonic Orchestra; manager - Chelsea Anderson
  • Senior Guitar - Adam Levin, University of Massachusetts at Boston, University of Rhode Island; manager- Wayne Kilcline
  • Junior Guitar - Jared Maynard, Dighton MS; manager - David Geer
  • Elementary Chorus - Irene Idicheria-Tiller, Boston Children's Chorus, Guilmette Elementary, School, Feierabend Association for Music Education (FAME); co-managers - Scarlett St. Martin, Donna O'Brien and Kelsey Hopkins



2016 RIMEA All-State Conductors

  • Senior Band - Richard Saucedo, Composer/Arranger, Indiana; manager - Jessica Hookway
  • Junior Band - Mark Stickney, Plymouth State University, NH; manager - Anthony Mazza
  • Senior Mixed Chorus - Dr. Richard Nickerson, Windham High School; manager - Regina McAdam; assistant manger - Jeffrey Kerr
  • Senior Women's Chorus - Dr. David Fryling, Hofstra University; manager: Lisa Alves; assistant manager - Celeste Labonte
  • Junior Mixed Chorus - Dr. Jamie Hillman, Gordon College; manager - Nancy Kennedy; assistant manager - Janita Ducharme
  • Junior Treble Chorus - Sarah Kane, Narragansett HS, Carillon Women's Chorus, Rhode Island Children's Chorus; manager - Jaqueline Soares
  • Senior Jazz Band - Matthew McGarrell, Brown University, RI; manager - Barbara Hughes
  • Junior Jazz Band - Kevin Plouffe, Killington High School, CT; co-managers - Ron Lamoreux and Oliver Reid
  • Senior Orchestra - Paul Phillips, Brown University; manager - Brianna DeWitt
  • Junior Orchestra - Matthew Knippel, Lincoln School; manager - Emily Chen
  • Senior Guitar - Bill Maker, Smithfield Schools, Rhode Island College; manager- David Geer
  • Junior Guitar - John Savage, Carolina Free Baptist Church; manager - Wayne Kilcline
  • Elementary Chorus - Dr. Vanessa Bond, Hartt School of Music; co-managers - Scarlett St. Martin, Donna O'Brien and Kelsey Hopkins



2015 RIMEA All-State Conductors

  • Senior Band - Dr. Ronnie Wooten, Northen Illinois University; manager - Emma Hookway
  • Junior Band - John Knasas, North Smithfield Schools; manager - Jessica Hookway
  • Senior Mixed Chorus - Christine Bass, Temple University; manager - Regina McAdam and Jaqueline Soares
  • Senior Women's Chorus - Dr. Teresa Coffman, Rhode Island College; co-managers - Virgina Boyle and JoAnn Phillips
  • Junior Mixed Chorus - Colleen Thompson, Simsbury Public Schools; manager - Nancy Kennedy
  • Junior Treble Chorus - Lisa Alves, Woonsocket HS; manager - Sarah Kane
  • Senior Jazz Band - Dr. Willie Hill, University of Massachusetts Amherst; manager - Barbara Hughes
  • Junior Jazz Band - Wendy Klein, RI Philharmonic Music School; manager - Ron Lamoreux and Oliver Reid
  • Senior Orchestra - Steven Karidoyanes, Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra and New England Conservatory Youth Symphony; co-managers - Alan Bernstein and Brianna DeWitt
  • Junior Orchestra - Adam Boyles, MIT Music and Theater Arts; manager - Anthony Mazza
  • Senior Guitar - Eric Christensen, Rhode Island College/Roger William University; manager- Wayne Kilcline
  • Junior Guitar - Mark M. Davis, Providence Mandolin Orchestra; co-mangers - Wayne Kilcline and David Geer
  • Elementary Chorus - Michele Adams, Boston Children's Chorus; co-managers - Donna O'Brien and Scarlett St. Martin



2014 RIMEA All-State Conductors

  • Senior Band - Dr. Thomas C. Duffy, Yale University; manager - Danielle Prior
  • Junior Symphonic Band - William Drury, New England Conservatory; manager - Emma Hookway
  • Junior Concert Band - Daniel Coyne, Ponagansett HS; manager - Jessica Hookway
  • Senior Mixed Chorus - Ellen Gilson Voth, Western New England University; manager - Regina McAdam
  • Senior Women's Chorus - Dr. Lori Hetzel, University of Kentucky; manager - JoAnn Phillips
  • Junior Mixed Chorus - Kelly DePasqua, South Shore Conservatory; Silver Lake HS, Carver, MA; manager - Nancy Kennedy
  • Junior Treble Chorus - Derek Sabatini, Ponaganset HS; manager - Sarah Kane
  • Senior Jazz Band - Dr. Willie Hill, University of Massachusetts Amherst; manager - Barbara Hughes
  • Junior Jazz Band - Jeffrey Ethier, Killingly High School; manager - Ron Lamoreux
  • Senior Orchestra - Jorge Gardos, Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School; manager - Alan Bernstein
  • Junior Orchestra - Erin Quinton Erban, Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestra; manager - Emily Chen
  • Senior Guitar - Mychal Gendron, Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School, Brown University
  • Junior Guitar - Wayne Kilcline, Providence Schools
  • Elementary Chorus - Michael J. Nuss; manager - Donna O'Brien; Scarlett St. Martin



2013 RIMEA All-State Conductors