University of Iowa News Release
June 8, 2006
Local Students Attend All-State Music Camp at University of Iowa
More than 120 talented instrumentalists of high-school and junior-high age will participate in the All-State Music Camp June 11-17 at the University of Iowa School of Music.
The camp's three large ensembles -- two concert bands and an orchestra -- will present a free public concert at the end of the week's activities, at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 17, in Hancher Auditorium on the UI campus.
Local students from (name of school) attending the camp are (names, grades and instruments listed below):
As part of the music camp experience, distinguished conductors will lead the ensembles in their rehearsals and the June 17 concert. The Gold Band will be directed by Thomas Leslie, director of bands at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The Black Band will be directed by John New from the Dennis-Yarmouth Regional Schools in Massachusetts.
The orchestra will be conducted by William LaRue Jones, director of orchestral studies at the UI School of Music.
The All-State Music Camp is sponsored by the UI School of Music and directed by Kevin Kastens, who also directs the UI Hawkeye Marching Band. It offers a variety of musical experiences for talented young musicians who have completed grades 8-12. All participants were recommended by their school music teachers.
The musical instruction available at the camp is designed to go beyond that available to students their home schools. In addition to ensemble rehearsals and performances, classes are offered in music theory, music appreciation, class piano, introduction to electronic music and music computer programs, instrumental conducting, and double-reed making for oboe and bassoon players.
The School of Music is part of the Division of Performing Arts in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
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EDITORS: Receipt of this release indicates that young people from your readership participated in the 2006 All-State Music Camp at the UI School of Music. Information is listed alphabetically by town and high school, with Iowa towns listed first. After the town names, the name of the schools appear, followed by students' names, grade in school and instrument. Please note that the information is listed as it came to Arts Center Relations.
ALGONA: Algona High School - Amanda Bottjen, sophomore, flute; Cameron Buchanan, senior, flute; Becca Kent, junior, bassoon
AMES: Ames High School - Aaron Lewis, sophomore, saxophone; Lauren Schwab, sophomore, trumpet
ANKENY: Northview Middle School - Jacob Parker, sophomore, trombone
BELLEVUE: Holy Family Middle School - Olivia Schwendinger, freshman, cello
BETTENDORF: Bettendorf High School - Sarah Mascher, sophomore, violin; Audrey Thompson, freshman, bass
BETTENDORF: Pleasant Valley High School - Emily Graham, junior, trumpet; Hannah Kurth, sophomore, cello
BURLINGTON: Burlington Community High School - Julie Gray, junior, trumpet; Brooke Hendricks, junior, saxophone; Elyssa Henman, junior, flute; Alisha Orth, junior, saxophone; Stephanie Ruberg, senior, oboe; Julie Seibert, sophomore, clarinet; Joshua Waters, junior, tuba
BURLINGTON: James Madison Middle School - Cleo Goeckner, freshman, violin
CEDAR FALLS: Cedar Falls High School - Kiran Gustavson, junior, clarinet; Taylor Nolte, graduate, viola
CEDAR RAPIDS: Kennedy High School - Rachel Stevenson, junior, viola; Kelsey Reeve, senior, violin
CENTERVILLE: Centerville High School - Emily Felkner, junior, saxophone; Courtney Dinwiddie, senior, saxophone
CLINTON: Clinton High School - Jessica Drobot, junior, bassoon; Casey Turner, graduate, tuba
CORALVILLE: Northwest Junior High School - Julia Janda, freshman, clarinet; Lauren Strug, eighth grade, saxophone; Hannah Van Housen, eighth grade, bassoon
West High School - Eric Smith, senior, trombone
DAVENPORT: Bettendorf High School - Elizabeth Knoche, freshman, violin
West High School - Anne Kuttler, junior, bassoon
Rivermont Collegiate - Kathryn Croteau, sophomore, violin
DENISON: Denison High School - Courtney Sorensen, sophomore, clarinet
DES MOINES: Johnston High School - Linda Brown, sophomore, bassoon
Merrill Middle School - Salaam Chism, freshman, percussion
Roosevelt High School - Sharaine Weathers, senior, bassoon
DONNELLSON: Central Lee High School - Emily Miner, junior, clarinet; Nathan Miner, freshman, trumpet
DUBUQUE: Dubuque Senior High School - Sarah Corfman, sophomore, violin
Hempstead High School - Elliot Combs, senior, saxophone
Fertile Forest City High School - Jessica Kleveland, sophomore, clarinet
FOREST CITY: Forest City High School - Natalia Stimac, sophomore, flute
HARLAN: Harlan Community High School - Krista Garrett, sophomore, clarinet; Lisa Garrett, sophomore, flute
HEDRICK: Pekin Community High School - Erica Johnston, sophomore, flute
HIAWATHA: Kennedy High School - Amelia Smith, sophomore, clarinet
IOWA CITY: City High School - Austin Bell, sophomore, bass; Claire Calkins, sophomore, viola; Isabella Cohen, sophomore, flute; Kevin Dibbern, sophomore, violin; Rebekah Dotzel, freshman, cello; Nathan Giglierano, sophomore, violin; Matthew Gosse, sophomore, cello; Erik Houston, sophomore, viola; Quinn Knobbe, senior, bass; Mary Mahaffa, junior, flute; Tamika McCue, senior, clarinet; Lucie Mulligan, sophomore, violin; Amanda Rethwisch, sophomore, violin; Katelyn Rew, sophomore, violin; Courtney Richenbacher, junior, percussion; Luke VanFosson, sophomore, bassoon; Julie Wertz, junior, violin
Clear Creek-Amana High School - Daniel Conner, senior, trombone
Lone Tree High School -- Christopher Jones, freshman, trumpet
Northwest Jr. High School - Jonathan Berger, junior, percussion; Regina Eamonn-Carroll, freshman, saxophone; Lorelei Coffin, freshman, viola; Peter Doucette, freshman, trumpet; Alexander Heim, freshman, horn; James Nichols, freshman, tuba; Joanna Silverman, eighth grade, flute; Kui Tang, freshman, violin; Lauren Williams, freshman, trumpet;
Southeast Jr. High School - Jodie Gartner, freshman, trumpet; Lelia Gessner, freshman, clarinet; Nathaniel Gier, freshman, trombone; Elizabeth Gosse, eighth grade, flute; John Wertz, freshman, bass; Will Whiteman, freshman, trombone; Ning Zhou, eighth grade, clarinet
West High School - Kyle Bender, junior, tuba; Ian Bishop, sophomore, bassoon; Serrie Hamilton, junior, oboe; Sheila Novak, junior, violin; Elena Segre, sophomore, bass
KENSETT: St. Ansgar High School - Reid Clagett, sophomore, trombone
LECLAIRE: Pleasant Valley High School - Jesse Kaminski, senior, bass
LELAND: Forest City High School - Jeremy Rollefson, junior, clarinet; Justin Rollefson, junior, saxophone
MARENGO: Williamsburg High School - Kylie Day, junior, flute; Shelbie Day, freshman, bassoon
MARION: Linn-Mar High School - Laura Bowen, junior, oboe
Marion High School - Elizabeth Smith, sophomore, bassoon
MASON CITY: North Central Community High School - Katie Gourley, sophomore, tuba
MUSCATINE: Muscatine High School - Jonathan Banko, sophomore, trumpet; Jesus Ocampo, senior, tuba
NEVADA: Nevada Middle School - Bryanne Presley, freshman, oboe
NEWTON: Newton Senior High School - Kelilah Brown, senior, bassoon
NORTH LIBERTY: Northwest Jr. High School - Sarah Kelley, freshman, viola
OSKALOOSA: Oskaloosa High School - Benjamin Davis, junior, viola
SOLON: Solon High School - Tyler Neucollins, senior, saxophone; Chase Samek, sophomore, saxophone
SPENCER: Spencer High School - Ashley Kabrick, junior, clarinet
TIFFIN: West High School - Peter Kasper, senior, trombone
URBANDALE: Valley Southwoods Freshman High School - Brian Kim, sophomore, violin
VINCENT: Fort Dodge Senior High School - David Palton, senior, violin
WALCOTT: Wood Intermediate - Davenport Isaak Sund, freshman, viola
WEST DES MOINES: Valley High School - Nicholas Waymire, junior, horn
WILLIAMSBURG: Williamsburg High School - Nicholas Burnham, senior, trombone; Rose Schmidt, senior, trumpet
WILTON: Wilton High School - Ann Jennings, junior, saxophone; Daniel Jennings, graduate, euphonium
MIAMI: Palmetto Senior High School - Amanda Kendal-Brown, senior, percussion
FULTON: Fulton High School -- Mary Ann Webb, senior, clarinet
River Bend Middle School - David Olsen, freshman, percussion
LANARK: Eastland High School - Emelia Waugh, freshman, clarinet
LIBERTYVILLE: Libertyville High School - John Klaess, junior, trumpet
MOLINE: Wilson Middle School - David Spitzfaden, freshman, trombone
NAUVOO: Nauvoo-Colusa High School - Christopher Haas, sophomore, trumpet
ROCK ISLAND: Rock Island High School - Joseph Newcomb, senior, cello
Washington Jr. High School - Deborah Newcomb, freshman, bass
WIOTA: Nauvoo-Colusa High School - Richard Jensen, sophomore, saxophone
AUSTIN: McCallum Fine Arts Academy - Morgan Rawson, junior, bassoon
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