Harmony Project's Class of 2019: Your success

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Music takes commitment. Through countless hours of practicing, performing, and serving as mentors at their sites, Harmony Project's Class of 2019 has dedicated much of their lives to harnessing the power of music to make our communities a better place. Here’s a snapshot of what they’ve accomplished, and what’s next for our graduating seniors!

66

seniors received Harmony Project’s Banchik Family Foundation College Scholarship

92%

completed one or more Honors, AP, or college level courses while in high school

84%

will be the first in their family to attend college

7.7

years, on average, spent in Harmony Project programming

Congratulations 2019 graduates and scholarship recipients!

Leslie Aguilar

Alexandria Super Nova Orchestra
Woodbury University

Abigail Alva-Quintana

EXPO Symphonic Orchestra
California State University, Dominguez Hills

Giezi Alva

EXPO Symphonic Orchestra
Santa Monica College

Jonathan Antonio

EXPO Symphonic Orchestra
University of Southern California

Deb Barua

Hollywood Youth Orchestra
Savannah College of Design

Juan Brambila

Hollywood Wind Ensemble
California State University, Northridge

Fryda Brito

EXPO Symphonic Orchestra
University of California, Davis

Alex Calderon-Perez

Hollywood Youth Orchestra
California State University, Northridge

Jonathan Castro

Alexandria ONova Orchestra
Los Angeles Trade-Technical College

Omar Cayetano

Hollywood Wind Ensemble
California State University, Los Angeles

Faith Crowder

Washington Prep Advanced Soul Band
University of California, Riverside

Jasmine Diaz

EXPO Symphonic Orchestra
University of California, Davis

Melissa Diaz

EXPO Symphonic Orchestra
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Annika Dudley

Hollywood Youth Orchestra
University of California, Los Angeles

Liliana Galvan-Jimenez

Compton
Cerritos College

Jason Garcia-Escobar

Hollywood Youth Orchestra
Santa Monica College

Cristina Gonzalez

EXPO Center Youth Orchestra
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Leslie Gonzalez

Hollywood Youth Orchestra
University of Redlands

Alejandra Gudiel-Escobar

EXPO Symphonic Orchestra
University of Southern California

Manuel Guerrero

Alexandria Super Nova Orchestra
California State University Dominguez Hills

Asriel Hayes

Leimert Park Funk Orchestra
Berklee College of Music

Cesar Hernandez

RYO Symphonic Orchestra
California State University Dominguez Hills

Cynthia Hernandez

Leimert Park Funk Orchestra
University of California Santa Cruz

Magy Emperatriz Hernandez

EXPO Symphonic Orchestra
Peabody Institute Of The Johns Hopkins University

Ingrid Hernandez

EXPO Symphonic Orchestra
University of Southern California

Isai Hernandez

EXPO Symphonic Orchestra
Pomona College

Jose Hernandez

Alexandria Super Nova Orchestra
California State University San Bernardino

Karen Hernandez

EXPO Symphonic Orchestra
California State University Long Beach

Nicole Jimenez

Hollywood Youth Orchestra
Los Angeles Valley College

Chris Lopez

Hollywood Wind Ensemble
Los Angeles City College

Jasmine Love

Leimert Park Advanced Soul Band
Xavier University

Sean Loveland

Hollywood Youth Orchestra
Los Angeles Pierce College,

Carlos Lucas

Hollywood Wind Ensemble
California State University, Northridge

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Amy Madrigal

RYO Symphonic Orchestra and RYO Mariachi Armonía
California State University, Northridge

Patricia Magnaye

Hollywood Youth Orchestra
University of California, Davis

Jose Luis Mateo Jr.

Hollywood Youth Orchestra
University of California San Diego

Sebastian Medina

Hollywood Youth Orchestra
San Francisco State University

Alexander Mendez

Hollywood Wind Ensemble
California State University Long Beach

Diana Meza

EXPO Symphonic Orchestra
Harvard University

Liliana Morales

EXPO Symphonic Orchestra
University of California, Riverside

Alexis Moreno

Hollywood Youth Orchestra
California State University, Northridge

Carley Orteza

Hollywood Youth Orchestra and Anodyne String Quartet
Santa Monica College

Christian Ortiz

EXPO Center Youth Orchestra
Santa Monica College

Edwin Pacheco

Alexandria Super Nova Orchestra
Los Angeles City College

Eliana Perez

RYO Symphonic Orchestra
California State University, Northridge

Keven Pineda

EXPO Symphonic Orchestra
University of California Irvine

Gizelle Polanco

EXPO Symphonic Orchestra
California State University Long Beach

Katie Polanco

EXPO Center Youth Orchestra
University of California, Riverside

Karla Ponce

Hollywood Youth Ochestra
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Safelg Preciado

RYO Symphonic Orchestra
El Camino College

Pedro Ramos

Hollywood Youth Orchestra
California State University Long Beach

Frabricio Reyes

Leimert Park Guitars
California State University, Los Angeles

Fatima Reyes

EXPO Symphonic Orchestra
Harvard University

Francis Rodezno

Hollywood Youth Orchestra
University of California Irvine

Gerardo Rodriguez

EXPO Symphonic Orchestra
University of California, Merced

Jackelinne Rodriguez

EXPO Symphonic Orchestra
University of California, Los Angeles

Sheida Samayoa

Hollywood Youth Orchestra
Chaffey College

Allison Saona Reyes

Alexandria ONova Orchestra
Los Angeles City College

Grace Son

EXPO Symphonic Orchestra
Santa Monica College

Kevin Tototzintle

Alexandria ONova Orchestra
Santa Monica College

Chad Trotman

Leimert Park Jazz Band
Los Angeles City College

Congratulations to our graduating seniors! While your time as a Harmony Project student may be coming to an end, we will always be here to support your growth as alumni into the broader world of music and adulthood. So, stay in touch and keep soaring!

Special thanks to ScholarMatch, our partner in providing free college advising to all Harmony Project high school students, and program sponsors Comerica and State Farm. We couldn’t do it without you!