Elementary band students participate in Himie Voxman Elementary Honor Band

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