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Students selected for honor band

Published: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:24 p.m. CST • Updated: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:41 p.m. CST
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Students selected for the Himie Voxman Elementary Honor Band included (front, from right): Giavanna Gast, Johnny Sexton, Olivia Van Fossen-Roelfs, Ashley Van Sickle and Parker Sherwood; (back, from left) Korie Jack, Emily Goshorn, Luke Zaabel, Brock Jordan, Courtney Dawson, Anthony Moran and Blake Sevenbergen. (not pictured, Molly Coy)

Thirteen Aurora Heights and Woodrow Wilson fifth and sixth grade band students were selected to participate in the Himie Voxman Elementary Honor Band on March 22 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 90 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 were:

Sixth Grade

Kori Jack, AH — Flute; Ashley Van Sickle, AH — Clarinet; Gia Gast, WW — Alto Sax; Molly Coy, WW — Trumpet; Emily Goshorn, WW Trumpet; Luke Zaabel, AH — Trumpet; Courtney Dawson, AH — Trombone; Brock Jordan, AH — Trombone; Blake Sevenbergen, WW — Tuba; Parker Sherwood, AH — Percussion

Fifth Grade

Olivia Van Fossen-Roelfs, AH — Clarinet; Anthony Moran, WW — Trumpet; Johnny Sexton, WW — Trumpet