Students were selected through individual statewide auditions held in October where more than 285 Illinois schools participated. The students will perform in Peoria, January 25-28, with other top student musicians in Illinois at the IMEA All-State Music Festival.
The Rock Island High School band program is directed by Pete Carlin; the choral program is directed by Scott Voigt.
Rock Island High School:
All-State Vocal Jazz
Julian Anderson - Tenor
Brennan Hampton - Bass
Kal Boswell - Bass I
Evan Lyon - Tenor II
Aidan Fiers - Bass II
Noemi Figueroa-Salinas - Alto II
Lucas Rettig - Tenor II
All-State Jazz Band
Harrison Braddy – Guitar
Natalie Pothoven - Percussion
Frances Willard Elementary School:
6th-Grade All-State Elementary Choir - Ba Ba
4th/5th Grade All-State Elementary Choir - Alonzo Beserra, Bah Blut Doh, Juan Guzman, Mikari Holliday, Carolina Htoo, Atlas Morgan, Serenity Nelson, Amoni Nelson, Jade Overton, Rosanna Poe, Law Eh Say, Heh Say, Phu Zin Win, Leilionna Woods
Pictured - Frances Willard's All-State Musicians with Music teacher Kimberly Gardner!
Pictures - RIHS All-State Band and Choir Students