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Elementary band students participate in Himie Voxman Elementary Honor Band

Pictured are (front row, from left) Alivia Lawton, Molly Coy and Ashley Van Sickle.  Second row (from left) Dune Carter, Daniel Lopez-Sanders, Bailey Van Sickle, Gia Gast and Delaney Nasalroad.  Third row: Jacob Murphy, Laura Wyre, Courtney Dawson, Kori Jack, Matt Moran, Nathan Miller and Blake Sevenbergen.
Pictured are (front row, from left) Alivia Lawton, Molly Coy and Ashley Van Sickle. Second row (from left) Dune Carter, Daniel Lopez-Sanders, Bailey Van Sickle, Gia Gast and Delaney Nasalroad. Third row: Jacob Murphy, Laura Wyre, Courtney Dawson, Kori Jack, Matt Moran, Nathan Miller and Blake Sevenbergen.

Fifteen Aurora Heights and Woodrow Wilson fifth- and sixth-grade band students were selected to participate in the Himie Voxman Elementary Honor Band on April 6 at Centerville High School in Centerville.

Students were selected for the honor band on the basis of advanced progress in technique books and outstanding musicianship.  Fifth-grade students participated in the first year honor band, and sixth-grade students participated in the band for second-year students. Each group had 105 members. Students were involved in rehearsals and sectionals from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and presented a concert at 3:30 p.m. in the Simon Estes Auditorium.

Newton students selected for the bands included the following:

Fifth Grade

• Kori Jack, AH, flute

• Ashley Van Sickle, AH, clarinet

• Alivia Lawton, WW, clarinet

• Gia Gast, WW, alto sax

•Molly Coy, WW, trumpet

• Courtney Dawson, AH, trombone

• Blake Sevenbergen, WW, tuba

Sixth Grade

• Daniel Lopez-Sanders, AH, clarinet

• Bailey Van Sickle, AH, clarinet

• Jacob Murphy, AH, alto sax

• Delaney Nasalroad, AH, alto sax

• Matt Moran, WW, trumpet

• Dune Carter, WW, trumpet

• Nathan Miller, AH, trombone

• Laura Wyre, WW, percussion

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