Twelve BCSD Students Selected for Iowa Jr. Honors Orchestra

Twelve BCSD Students Selected for Iowa Jr. Honors Orchestra

Nov 07, 2018

9th Grade (HS) - Back row: Skylar Fausset-Nonnenman, Robert Schwan III | Middle row: Isabelle Appel, Carolyn Kress, Emma Cleveland | Front row: Rebeca Garza-Doty, Grace Schuetz

8th Grade - Jack Cockayne, Andrea Koehler, Audrey Scarlett

7th Grade - Sylvia Tank and Abby Kennis

Iowa Junior Honors Orchestra Festival is a state-wide honors string orchestra experience. It is a one-day affair, held in conjunction with the Iowa All-State Music Festival and the Iowa Music Educators Association state convention, Nov. 16-17. It is held on the campus of Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, in the same complex as the convention and All-State. There are two orchestras of equal ability in the festival, each with about 90 participants. The groups are composed mainly of 8th and 9th graders, with a few advanced 7th graders.

Congratulations to the following students for being selected to participate in:

Honors Orchestra - Bettendorf Middle School (Rachel Palmer, Director)

  • Violin: Jack Cockayne, Andrea Koehler, Sylvia Tank, Audrey Scarlett
  • Bass: Abigail Kennis

Honors Orchestra - Bettendorf High School (Megan Cooney, Director)

  • Violin: Skylar Fausset-Nonnenman, Rebeca Garza-Doty, Grace Schuetz, Robert Schwan III
  • Viola: Emma Cleveland, Carolyn Kress
  • Cello: Isabelle Appel

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