Elementary band students participate in Himie Voxman Elementary Honor Band

Published: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 12:04 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 1:19 p.m. CDT
(Nicole Wiegand/Daily News)
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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