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Nine Glen Crest students selected to participate in prestigious ILMEA music festival

Nine Glen Crest Middle School students were selected to play in the Illinois Music Education Association District IX Junior Division Festival. ILMEA student

The ILMEA Festival will be held Saturday, November 19, at Bartlett High School. These Spartans were chosen to be a part of the ILMEA concert:

Band

Charlotte Edwards (trumpet) 7th grade

Emily Goodin (trumpet) 7th grade

Soren Loest (trombone) 8th grade

Maggie McIntyre (French Horn) 8th grade

Milo Mufich (tuba) 8th grade

Orchestra

Sophia Assaf (double bass) 8th grade

Dea Gjata (violin) 7th grade

Logan Sassi (cello) 7th grade

Erin Whitehead (viola) 8th grade

The students submitted an online audition and were chosen by professional music educators for the honors ensembles. At the festival, the students will rehearse throughout the morning and conclude with a public concert in the afternoon.  

Glen Crest band teachers are Katrina Berry and Lev Garbar. Glen Crest orchestra teachers are Kristi Kline and Andrew Ladendorf.

Posted: November 7, 2022