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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.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

DGN All State Musicians Wrap Up Week at Illinois Music Education Conference

Sixteen student musicians from Downers Grove North High School earned All-State honors through the Illinois Music Education AssociationStudents were selected to the All-State Bands, All-State Choirs, All-State Orchestras, and recognized in the All-State Music Composition Contest. All-State musicians traveled to Peoria, IL, from January 25-28, 2017 and participated in the Illinois Music Education Conference.

“We are truly thrilled for these students and their families,” said Brayer Teague, Fine Arts Department Chair. “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 were excited they had the opportunity to 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 earned ILMEA All-State Honors:

CHORUS
Tim Berberich (12) – Tenor I – All State Choir
Benjamin Goedert (12) – Tenor I – All State Choir
Cecilia Kowara (11) – Soprano I – All-State Honors Choir
Lindsey LeBeda (11) – Alto II – All State Choir
Brendan Quealy (11) – Tenor II – All- State Honors Choir

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

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

MUSIC COMPOSITION
Ellie Banke (10) – Commercial/Popular – 3rd place