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Lincoln-Way North Students Selected to Participate at ILMEA
Friday, February 5, 2016

Eleven of Lincoln-Way North’s finest musicians participated in the Illinois Music Educators Association All-State Festival in Peoria, Illinois.

To gain an invitation to the state festival each student was required to audition in October, and be invited to the ILMEA District 1 festival in November. From there, they had a second audition to determine their participation in the all-state festival.

“This recognition is a credit to all of their hard work and dedication to music. These students have represented our school and community well, we as teachers could not be more proud of all of their accomplishments.” said Justin Barnish, Lincoln-Way North Music Department Chair.

Students selected to participate in the ILMEA State Festival were:

Kayli Benak- All-State Choir
Justin Corp- All-State Choir
Lindsey Doody- All-State Choir
Mary Gorski- All-State Choir
Ryan Kaminski-Honors Choir
Jack Kotze- Honors Jazz Combo
Michelle Manson- Honors Orchestra
Danny Rehm- Honors Choir
Brendan Rowe- All-State Band
Delaney Schmidt- All-State Choir
Sabrina Steck- Future Music Educators Seminar