Young Musicians at District Festival in Charleston
Published on November 17 2012 11:30 am
Last Updated on November 19 2012 1:14 pm
Written by Greg Sapp
A number of young musicians are competing today (Sat.) at the Illinois Music Educators Association District Festival at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.
Students were chosen by audition in October, and rehearse throughout the day today before presenting final concerts this evening in the Grand Ballroom at EIU's University Union.
Effingham Junior High School band students taking part are Laurel Light, Katherine Blickem, Zoe Bridges, Abigail Burgess, Ashlyn Hanks, Zach Keitel, Dylan Rogers and Melody Whalin.
Effingham Junior High School chorus students taking part are Alexis Albin, Kaylie Allred, Whitni Bozdech, Alex Brummer, Alex Denoyer, Brynn Flack, Kiyla Goss, Lisa Gregory, Dustin Gurley, Lynzee Hagen, Devin Hart, Danny Hortenstine, Tristen Jones, Jarrett Jones, Alissa Kersey, Haley Koester, Meredith Kull, Chloe Langhorst, Lilly Langhorst, Sarah Lemar, Abbey Meinhart, Jacob Miller, Antonio Munoz, Will O'Bryan, Ashley Richardson, Chris Shimboff, Jessica Starrett, Will Starwalt, Alexis Stout, Hannah Taylor, Cecelia Walls, Natalie Watkins, Paige Weaver, Claire Webb and Meredith Wendling.
Effingham High School band students taking part are Jenna Bingham, Andrew Bingham, Amanda Grove, Ashton Haythorne, Matt Herboth, Kelly Keitel, Noah Lohman, Aaron McDevitt, Elizabeth Mesnard, Lauren Stephenson and Sarah Womack.
Effingham High School chorus students taking part are Jade Antrim, Aleah Cunningham, Kaitlyn Curry, Adrienne Dooley, Abby Hagen, Daejah Hawthorne, Evan Jennings, Savanah Keller, Allie Koopman, Thomas Lasher, Shelley Lissak, Pedro Llaudes Garcia, Mariah Logan, Josh McCammon, Preston Miller, James Osborne, Shauna Sloan, Lindsey Tieffel, Cameron Voyles and Anna Wines.
St. Anthony Junior High band students taking part are McKenna Steineman on flute, Abby Buenker and Abby Zaccari on clarinet, and Livi Marks on bass clarinet.
St. Anthony High School band student Tierney Hammer is also taking part, on clarinet.