Central & Centennial H.S. Musicians selected to participate in state ensembles

Fri, 10/25/2019 - 10:36am

Dozens of Centennial and Central High School students are headed to Olivet Nazarene University next month to participate in two music festivals. These students will be playing as part of the Illinois Music Education Conference District 3 Honors Ensemble. The students auditioned for this honor earlier this month. They will be playing in a Jazz Festival on Nov. 2 and a Concert Festival on Nov. 16 with other students in the area.  Both Festivals are being held at Olivet Nazarene University. 

The Illinois Music Education Association exists to advocate for universal access to comprehensive music education; deliver exemplary professional development for educators; and provide outstanding musical experiences for all Illinois learners facilitated by licensed music educators.

Below is a list of students who were selected to participate from Central High School:

NAME GRADE ENSEMBLE PART
Lisa Altaner 12 Senior Band Flute
Shaffer Bauer 10 Senior Band Tenor Sax
Conner Branch 10 Senior Band Trumpet
Michael Combs 12 Senior Band Trumpet 
Kathryn Currey 11 Senior Band Trombone
Emily Ge 9 Senior Band Bb Clarinet
Luke Hartman 12 Senior Band Trombone
Elizabeth Johnson 10 Senior Band Flute
Kevin Lu 10 Senior Band Bb Clarinet
Maaike Niekerk 10 Senior Band Bb Clarinet
Logan Parks 11 Senior Band Trumpet
Micah Patton 11 Senior Band Bb Clarinet
Alecsya Price 11 Senior Band Bassoon
Anna Schmidt 12 Senior Band Bb Clarinet
Liesl Schrag 11 Senior Band Oboe
Jordan Simons 12 Senior Band Bb Clarinet
Elizabeth Su 9 Senior Band Flute
Sophia Urban 12 Senior Band Flute
Jonas VisGirda 10 Senior Band Flute
John Wozniak 9 Senior Band Percussion
Chris Wurl 12 Senior Band Bass Trombone
Lisa Chasanov 12 Senior Chorus  Alto I
Allynne Miller 12  Senior Chorus  Soprano II
Kathryn Currey 11 Senior Jazz Band I Jazz Trombone
Anjali Murphy 11 Senior Jazz Band I Jazz Trumpet
Lawrence Parks 10 Senior Jazz Band I Jazz Alto Sax
Micah Patton 11 Senior Jazz Band I Jazz Tenor Sax
Ben Young 11 Senior Jazz Band I Jazz Trumpet
Conner Branch 10  Senior Jazz Band II Jazz Trumpet
Matthew Currey 11 Senior Jazz Band II Jazz Piano
Logan Parks 11 Senior Jazz Band II Jazz Trumpet
Sarah Mizzen 9 Senior Jazz Band III Jazz Alto Sax
Lily Skiles 11 Senior Jazz Band III Jazz Baritone Sax
Divya Choudhary 9 Senior Orchestra  Viola
Matthew Currey 11 Senior Orchestra  French Horn
Ben Lee 11 Senior Orchestra  Viola
Anjali Murphy 11 Senior Orchestra  Trumpet 
Sophia Urban 12 Senior Orchestra  Piccolo
Anna Wachter 11 Senior Orchestra  Double Bass

Below is a list of students selected from Centennial High School:

Jennifer Chen 12 Band Flute
Min Kang 12 Band Alto Sax
Cade McAndrew 11 Band  Euphonium
Emma Rosenstein 10 Band Flute
Juliann Xu 12 Band  Clarinet
Anisa Chatman 11 Chorus  Soprano II
Jonathan Carley 11 Jazz Band II Bass
Sam Rice 9 Jazz Band II Trombone
Lucas White 11 Jazz Band II  Tenor Sax
Terry Davis  11 Jazz Band III Alto Sax
Mathias Kirkland 9 Jazz Band III Drumset
Jesse Nguyen 10 Jazz Band III Trombone
Griffin Riefsteck 12 Jazz Band III Trumpet
Reed Vankeuren 10 Jazz Band III Trombone
Savannah Gamble 11 Orchestra Violin
Hannah Kim  12 Orchestra Violin
Sarah Park 11 Orchestra Violin
James Shin 11 Orchestra Violin
Grace Song 11 Orchestra Viola
Calvin Wetzel 9 Orchestra Cello