Fine Arts @ DGN Mission

North High School endeavors to provide an enriching, vibrant, multidisciplinary environment for the study, creation, and presentation of the Fine Arts.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

16 DGN Students Named All-State Musicians #WeAreDGN #99Learns

Sixteen student musicians from Downers Grove North High School have earned membership, through competitive audition, to the 2016 Illinois Music Education Association All-State Band, Choir, Orchestra and Future Music Educators Symposium. Auditions were held on Tuesday, October 13 at Carl Sandburg High School. The All-State Band, Choir, and Orchestra will perform in Peoria, IL, on January 30, 2016 at the Peoria Civic Center.

“We are truly thrilled for these students and their families,” said Brayer Teague, Fine Arts Department Chair at North High.  “Many people helped these students achieve this success, beginning with their very first elementary school music teachers and extending to their private-lessons teachers today.  North High is very proud to have these incredible musicians representing District 99 at the All-State level.”

The music faculty, private teachers, and sender school music teachers associated with North High School are proud to congratulate the following students who have earned ILMEA All-State Honors:

Keara Corbett (12) – Soprano II
Robert Gartlan (12) – Tenor II
Grace Reberg (12) – Soprano I
Sharon Stagaman (11) – Soprano II

Jack Barkei (11) – Viola
Tim Edwards (12) – Cello
Liam Morgan (12) – Cello
Ari Scott (12) – Cello

David Atwater (11) – French Horn (Band)
Alyse Bondarowicz (12) – Flute (Band)
Maria D'Ambrose (11) – Oboe (Orchestra)
Sarah Fantinel (12) – Flute (Band)
Todd Griffin (12) –  Tuba (Band)
Megan Hung (12) – Bb Clarinet (Orchestra)
Caleb Schmurr (11) – Trombone (Band)
Lauren Birkmeier (12)