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Lincoln-Way students to perform at ILMEA all-state concert

Thirteen Lincoln-Way students have been selected to perform at the Illinois Music Education Association’s (ILMEA) all-state concert on Feb. 1 in Peoria.

The all-state concert is composed of 1,500 selected musicians representing over 300 schools across Illinois.

Students were selected through an audition process as a representation of the best musicians in each of the nine Illinois Music Education Association districts.

Students and their directors will attend the 2020 Illinois Music Education Conference Jan. 29 to Feb. 1.

While the directors are attending sessions full of fresh ideas to bring to their classrooms, students are rehearsing for the conference’s culminating concert.

Students rehearse with other musicians from all over the state in honors and all-state Band, honors and all-state orchestra, honors and all-state chorus, honors and all-state vocal jazz, and honors and all-state jazz band.

Our student musicians are:


Tanner Day, percussion, Lincoln-Way Central

Ela Eames, trumpet, Lincoln-Way East

Tony Eisel, alto clarinet, Lincoln-Way East

Matthew Kelley, Bb clarinet, Lincoln-Way East

Ryan Zych, bassoon, Lincoln-Way East


Alex Desjardins, French horn, Lincoln-Way East

All-state chorus:

Layne Boyce, alto, Lincoln-Way Central

Dominic Rincker, tenor, Lincoln-Way East

Veronica Szafoni, alto, Lincoln-Way East

Nathan Tilton, bass, Lincoln-Way East

Honors chorus:

Brianna Ebenroth, soprano, Lincoln-Way East

Joseph Kotze, bass, Lincoln-Way East

All-state jazz band:

Calvin Horsley, Ttumpet, Lincoln-Way West

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