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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

51 DGN Musicians Earn ILMEA All-District Honors

Student musicians from Downers Grove North High School earned an impressive fifty-one placements, by competitive audition, to the 2016 Illinois Music Education Association District Band, Choir, Orchestra and Jazz Band. Auditions were held on Tuesday, October 11 at Carl Sandburg High School. The top placing scores were selected for participation in the District Music Festivals, to be held during the month of November.

“Selection to the ILMEA All-District ensembles is a distinct and significant honor for a high school musician,” said Brayer Teague, Fine Arts Department Chairperson. “Our faculty is excited for these students who will now have the opportunity to collaborate with the most outstanding musicians in our region.”

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-District Honors:
CHOIR
Tim Berberich (12) – Tenor I
Elise Cismesia (12) – Soprano I
Adriana DeLoach (12) – Alto I
Kileen Dietrich (12) – Alto I
Sarah Durbin (11) – Soprano I
Benjamin Goedert (12) – Tenor I
Ethan Kinnear (12) – Tenor II
Cecilia Kowara (11) – Soprano I
Jack Langan (11) – Bass I
Lindsey LeBeda (11) – Alto II
Emily Little (12) – Alto II
Claire Marino (11) – Alto II
Emma Moravec (12) – Soprano II
Brendan Quealy (11) – Tenor II
Lucas Sheppard (12) – Bass II
Amanda Smith (10) – Alto II
Sharon Stagaman (12) – Soprano II
Riley Wagner (12) – Alto II

ORCHESTRA STRINGS
Josie Bondarowicz (10) – Double Bass
Lucie Boyd (10) – Viola
Joseph Delorto (11) – Viola
Rebecca Edmundson (9) – Violin
Tatiana Jordan (12) –  Violin
Amelia Korbitz (10) – Violin
Parker Jo McGuire (10) – Violin
Bryan Monk (11) – Violin
Braden Moore (9) – Cello  
Lauren O’Neil (12) – Violin
Catherine Ramsey (9) - Harp

WINDS & PERCUSSION (CLASSICAL)
David Atwater (12) – French Horn (Orchestra)
Daniel Brethauer (12) – Bass Trombone (Band)
Jennifer Casey (11) – Euphonium (Band)
Maria D'Ambrose (12) –  Oboe (Orchestra)
Ryan Knezevich (11) – Trombone (Band)
Eirene Kowal (12) – Percussion (Band)
Chloe Mason (11) – Oboe (Band)
Zachary McCoy (12) – Percussion (Orchestra)
Brian Perillo (10) – Euphonium (Band)
Caleb Schmurr (12) – Trombone (Band)
Miles Teague (9) – French Horn (Orchestra)

WINDS & PERCUSSION (JAZZ)
Josie Bondarowicz (10) – Double Bass
Daniel Brethauer (12) – Bass Trombone
Emily Dwyer (12) – Trumpet
Ryan Knezevich (11) – Trombone
Emily Little (12) – Trombone
Kaylee McCarthy (11) – Trombone
Matthew McCoy (12) – Alto Sax
Zachary McCoy (12) – Drums
Caleb Schmurr (12) - Trombone
Miles Teague (9) – Piano
Michael Thompson (12) – Tenor Sax