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

Monday, December 05, 2016

16 DGN Musicians Recognized With All State Honors @Dist_99

Sixteen student musicians from Downers Grove North High School have earned All-State honors through the Illinois Music Education AssociationStudent were selected to the All-State Band, All-State Choir, All-State Orchestra, and recognized in the All-State Music Composition Contest. All-State musicians will travel to Peoria, IL, from January 25-28, 2017 to participate in the Illinois Music Education Conference.

“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, and we are excited they will now perform alongside the very best musicians in the State of Illinois.”

The music faculty of North High School is proud to congratulate the following students who have earned ILMEA All-State Honors:


CHOIR
Tim Berberich (12) – Tenor I
Benjamin Goedert (12) – Tenor I
Cecilia Kowara (11) – Soprano I
Lindsey LeBeda (11) – Alto II
Brendan Quealy (11) – Tenor II

ORCHESTRA STRINGS
Josie Bondarowicz (10) – Double Bass
Lucie Boyd (10) – Viola
Amelia Korbitz (10) – Violin 1
Bryan Monk (11) – Violin 2

WINDS & PERCUSSION (CLASSICAL)
Daniel Brethauer (12) – Bass Trombone (Band)
Jennifer Casey (11) – Euphonium (Band)
Maria D'Ambrose (12) – Oboe (Orchestra)
Eirene Kowal (12) – Percussion (Band)
Brian Perillo (10) – Euphonium (Band)
Caleb Schmurr (12) – Trombone (Band)

MUSIC COMPOSITION
Ellie Banke (10) – Commercial/Popular – 3rd place – "Nothing"