Dozens of students from Maine Township High School District 207 schools were honored recently as they were chosen to participate in the Illinois Music Education Association (ILMEA) District 7 Senior Honors Band, Choir, Jazz Band and Orchestra. The students were invited to participate in the All-District Festival by earning All-District honors. Placement in the festival is by competitive audition as these musicians submitted audition videos to the ILMEA, which were reviewed and scored by a panel of professional musicians. The scores were then ranked.
The top scoring musicians were selected for participation in the District 7 ILMEA Festival, which was held on Saturday, November 4 at Glenbrook South High School for Band, Choir and Orchestra. The Jazz Band and Vocal Jazz is Saturday, November 18 at Lake Zurich High School.
Maine East honorees: Abigail Alcozer, Band; Evelyn Alsop, Band; Alexander Mitev, Orchestra; Vincent Suarez, Choir; Damian Vergara, Choir; and Mimmi Zuniga-Tovar, Choir.
Maine South honorees: Izabela Bisiak, Band; Jaden Clarke, Band; Elizabeth Bordini, Choir; Kaitlyn Brown, Choir; Mia Buchheister, Choir; Sophia Canetta, Choir; Eve Hinton, Choir; Seamus Lynch, Choir; Naomi Nishi, Choir; Jane Nuich, Choir; Rosemary O’Hara, Choir; Erle Rosete, Choir; Ethan Saurer, Choir; Nicole Scimeca, Choir; George Spiegel, Choir; Nicholas Sipich, Jazz Band; Lucille Hassman, Orchestra; Adam Malinowski, Orchestra; Reed Maurer, Orchestra; Samantha O’Leary, Orchestra; Mia Buchheister, Vocal Jazz 1; Naomi Nishi, Vocal Jazz 1; Rosemary O’Hara, Vocal Jazz 1; George Spiegel, Vocal Jazz 1; Elizabeth Bordini, Vocal Jazz 2; Jaden Clarke, Vocal Jazz 2; Ethan Saurer, Vocal Jazz 2; and Nicole Scimeca, Vocal Jazz 2.
Maine West honorees: Gemima Eyeson, Band; Georgios Panagiotidis, Jazz Band; Aaron Grata, Orchestra; Irene Han, Choir; Addison Stutheit, Choir; Haven Wallgren-Lemmerman, Choir.