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Western High Chorus has a legacy of preparing young musicians for a life of performance and musicianship. Alumni of the program have studied music at post-secondary institutions including The Florida State University College of Music, The University of Miami Frost School of Music, Louisiana State University School of Music, Berklee College of Music, Florida Atlantic University Department of Music, Florida Gulf Coast University Bower School of MusicFlorida International University, University of Central Florida Department of MusicSamford University School of the Arts and the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

Notable Alumni

  • Ilissa (Knisley) Duluc* ’03, earned a degree in Musical Theatre from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati
  • Stephanie Merritt ’04, earned a degree in Commercial Music from The Florida State University
  • Jacob Jeffries ’06, nationally touring singer-songwriter
  • Natalie (Fernandez) Francisco* ’07, conductor of the Everglades HS Legacy Choir, received a degree in Music Education from Florida International University
  • Jon Leone “JonTheProducer” ’10, music producer, Warner Chappell Music and Berklee College of Music alum, signed to Sony Music Latin, Dec. 2020
  • Michael Testagrossa ’11, guitar principal jazz graduate of The Florida State University
  • Carol Marie Gomez* ’13, BM Voice ’17 Florida State University, MM Voice ’19 Louisiana State University
  • Jonathan Hartway* ’13, music graduate of The Florida State University
  • Melissa Montoya* ’13, conductor of the Coral Springs Charter School Chorus, received a degree in Music Education from Florida Atlantic University
  • Walter Muñoz ’13, music graduate, Florida Atlantic University
  • Leslie Grace Martínez ’13, internationally touring recording artist and actress
  • Summer Thompson* ’17, earned a degree in voice performance at Samford University
  • Christina Machado* ’17, conductor of the Piedmont Lakes Middle School Chorus, Apopka, FL; received a degree in Music Education from the University of Central Florida.
  • Kaitlyn Wallace* ’17, earned a degree in music education from Florida Atlantic University
  • Susie Garcia ’18, music therapy major at Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Nicole Parra Oliveros ’19, music education major at The Florida State University
  • Lyric Meredith ’19, vocal performance & music management major at The Hartt School, University of Hartford

* indicates past Florida All-State Chorus honorees

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