More than 100 QPS music department students participate in ILMEA All-District festivals

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QUINCY — More than 100 students from Quincy Public Schools music department participated in the Illinois Music Education Association All-District concert and jazz festivals in November. Students were selected either by audition or nomination for each event.

The following students participated in the ILMEA Concert Festival held Nov. 5 at Western Illinois University:   

Elementary Choir:

  • Kamaea Hendri
  • Lexi Knudson
  • Etana Lilako
  • Isaac Poe
  • Maggie Poe
  • Sydney Roush
  • Grayson Schmidt

Junior High Band:

  • Kody Hollensteiner
  • Daxton Holthaus
  • Kale Holzgrafe
  • Layla McBee
  • Austin Mondon
  • Natalie Predmore
  • Jaxon Scott
  • Ryan Seibert
  • Jude Steiner-Haubrich
  • Sam Vahle

Junior High Choir:

  • Lakshmi Gogineni
  • Anna Hampsmire
  • McKinley Mast
  • Meghan Ortiz
  • Jane Stewart

Junior High Strings:

  • Blake Anders
  • Adeline Bates
  • Sydnee Buchanan
  • Olivia Frese
  • Kinzie Harscher
  • Eli Higgins
  • Nora Hunt
  • Malvina Malard
  • Lila Martin
  • Jack Miller
  • Robbie Nytes
  • Elizabeth Ohnemus
  • Delayni Phillips
  • Katie Pitcher
  • Sarah Predmore
  • Andrew Pugh
  • Charles Ray
  • Abby Reed
  • Allison Seaman
  • Caroline Seaman
  • Emma Seaman
  • Rebecca Seaman
  • Amelia Snider
  • Layla Sommers
  • Maddie Sommers
  • Zoe Standifer
  • Arrianna Trinh
  • Cecelia Wayland
  • Makayla Wehrheim
  • Mayda Wehrheim

High School Band:

  • Ella Heightman
  • Ian Malaney
  • Sean McCune
  • Sierra Miller
  • Lucas Piazza
  • Noah Schaefer
  • Elaina Smith
  • Logan Stephenson

High School Choir:

  • Alyssa Daniel
  • Joseph Engelmeyer
  • Abigail Ensinger
  • Lydia Fisher
  • Katelyn Gorder
  • Isabella Green
  • Katherine Heagy
  • Riley Holthaus
  • Aidan Hutton
  • Clara Louthan
  • Alexandra Mero
  • Annie O’Dear
  • Kailee Rea
  • Derrald Robertson
  • Abigail Robison
  • Kiley Shoot
  • Lily Twaddle
  • Kelsi VanderMaiden
  • Olivia Williams
  • Jara Wingerter

High School Orchestra:

  • Zoe Agrimonti
  • Richard Coleman
  • Hunter Daggett
  • Garrett Embree
  • Alyssa Farlow
  • Emma Hayden
  • Ayden Lithila
  • Devon Miller
  • Davien Oenning
  • Anika Reddy
  • Surya Reddy
  • Ethan Rodgers
  • Sophie Schlueter
  • Cedric Seaman
  • Eve Seaman
  • Ben Siemer
  • Adia Stitt-Larner
  • Preston Trinh
  • Nataly Uppinghouse
  • Elizabeth Warner
  • Robert Wealer
  • Oliver Wood

The following students participated in the ILMEA Jazz Festival held Nov. 20 at Quincy Junior High School:

  • Will Venvertloh (HS Jazz Band 1)
  • Kaden Grim
  • Ian Malaney
  • Robert Wealer (HS Jazz Band 2)
  • Kael Jolsgrafe
  • Layla McBee
  • Journey Myers
  • Ryan Siebert
  • Jude Steiner-Haubrich
  • Sam Vahle (Junior High Jazz Band)

In a press release, Debbie Johnson, director of music education, said, “We are so proud of our students for going the extra mile to be a part of these ensembles. Each audition and festival that students are a part of makes them a better performer and member of our groups here in the Quincy Public Schools.”

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