All-State Selections

October 2014

CONGRATULATIONS to the Jefferson Band students for their preparation and participation in the auditions for the All-State Music Festival on Saturday at West Delaware High School in Manchester.

Makayla Kaune, flute, Lauren Brown, clarinet, and Alyanna Subayno, clarinet, were accepted to the All-State Band.

Marisa Willenborg, clarinet, and Tommy Waltmann, trumpet, were selected as 1st Alternates for the Band.

Hailey Everhart, flute, and Kylie Jonas, tuba, were Recalled in the audition process.

Thank you to the following students for their hard work and preparation in the audition process:
Maddie Barmore, flute; Alec DeCapria, oboe; Emily Barmore, oboe; Hannah Barmore, oboe; Carolyn Driskell, clarinet; Erica Barlow, clarinet; Jack Richardson, saxophone; Cameron Cox, saxophone; Elizabeth Thompson, saxophone; Christopher Haring, saxophone; Justin Pugesek, trumpet; Noelle McPhail, trumpet; Alivia Severson, trumpet; and Sydney Barlow, horn.

October 2013

CONGRATULATIONS to the following Jefferson Band students for being selected to the 2013 Iowa All-State Band:
          Trey Hill, baritone saxophone
          Emily Jonas, trombone
          Kylie Jonas, tuba
          Marisa Willenborg, Bb clarinet

Selected as an alternate was Alyanna Subyano, Bb clarinet, and special mention to Lauren Brown, Bb clarinet, for being recalled to the second round of auditions.

Congratulations to all of the Jefferson band students.  Each of you has grown significantly as musicians through the preparation, practice, and audition of the All-State process.  Continue the great work!

October 2012 Thank you to all of the students that participated in the All-State process. 
  Congratulations go to Trey Hill (junior) on baritone saxophone, Kylie Jonas (sophomore) on tuba, and Marisa Willenborg (freshman) on clarinet for being recalled and selected as 1st Alternates to the All-State Band.
   
  Thank you to the following students that committed, prepared, and followed through on the audition process:
 
flute - Jacki Willenborg, Makayla Kaune, Breanne Settlage, Aaron Jencks
clarinet - Erica Barlow, Lauren Brown, Alyanna Subyano
horn - Cora Lassen
bass clarinet - Savannah Phillips
oboe - Alex McPhail
bassoon - Amy Reinert
alto saxophone - Logan Graham, David Frey
trumpet - Connor Luedtke, Justin Pugesek, Tommy Waltmann, Emma Edelen, Andrew Haring
trombone - Emily Jonas
percussion - Lukas Anderson
   
  We have heard strong growth in tone, technique, and musicianship from these students through group sessions at Jefferson, private study, and individual practice.
 

Thad Driskell

 

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