I-8 Music Festival
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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
by: Connor DeBord

On Monday February 26th, 14 students will be going to Westmont High school to participate in the I-8 Music Festival. These students were selected to participate in this honors music festival by Mr. Tripp. There is a concert band, which will be under the direction of Barry Houser, the director of bands at University of Illinois. There is also a jazz band which will be under the direction of our very own Dan Tripp. The concert will be at 7pm on February 26th at Westmont High School.


Students involved in concert band include:

  • Megan McShane, flute (senior)

  • Katie Ott, flute (freshman)

  • Andrew d'Autremont, bassoon (sophomore)

  • Kyle Hacek, bassoon (junior)

  • Gabe Schmidt, bass clarinet (sophomore)

  • Cate Godsey, trumpet (junior)

  • Hailey Borrmann, horn (freshman)

  • Katie Bell, trombone (senior)

  • Andrew St. Aubin, percussion (freshman)

Students involved in Jazz band include:

  • Connor DeBord, jazz alto sax (senior)

  • Michael St. Aubin, jazz trombone (junior)

  • Stephen Yantes, jazz bass trombone (junior)

  • Emily Grisham, jazz trumpet (junior)

  • Jackson DeRose, jazz guitar (sophomore)

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