WVIK, Augustana Public Radio, will broadcast the 2013 Illinois Music Educators Association Honors concert featuring area high school students in band, orchestra and choir on June 23 and June 30.
Geneseo students involved are:
Shaina Lohman, Chelsea Schwarzkopf, Taylor Hager, Corbyn Beck, Lily Kluge, Courtney LaBrie, Kim Moore, Michael Daniels, Gabby Cooney, Chas Young, Allison Yerkey, Luke Larson, Megan Roome, Heather Robinson, Jessica Schaumburg, Taylor Heppner, Naomi Terpening, Clare Possin, Morgan Bowton, Daniel Sears, Hannah Johnson, Ryan Zummallen, Karl Flynn, Hunter Kuffel, Dugan Kuffel, Kamron Wilson
WVIK to broadcast 2013 IMEA Honors concerts
Rock Island, Ill. – WVIK, Augustana Public Radio, will broadcast the 2013 Illinois Music Educators Association Honors concert featuring area high school students in band, orchestra and choir.
The first broadcast, at 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, will feature the band and chorus. The second, at 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, will feature the chorus and orchestra, ending with America the Beautiful, featuring the band, chorus and orchestra.
Recorded the week of January 23, 2013, at the Peoria Civic Center, the concerts showcase 600 accomplished high school musicians. Students came from nine evenly divided State Districts and had to win three auditions to make it into these top ensembles.
Students from the Quad-Cities area came from Rock Island High School, Geneseo High School, Moline High School, Rockridge High School, Galesburg High School, Quincy Notre Dame High School and Quincy Senior High School. (A list of students is included with the email.)
Performances include works by Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Bach and Sousa.
From Geneseo, the sponsors for the concerts are Ford And Sons Inc., Hanford Insurance Agency, Becker & Becker Plumbing, Heating & Cooling, Puentes Construction, Maple Leaf Medical Services and Community School District 228.
For more information, please contact Colleen Sibthorp, WVIK’s business manager, at (309) 794-7741 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About WVIK: WVIK, broadcasting at 90.3 FM in the Quad Cities and 95.9 in Dubuque, Iowa, is the source for public radio for the Quad Cities and surrounding 75-mile radius in Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois. WVIK’s 30,000 weekly listeners trust the station’s award-winning journalism, thoughtful array of music and insightful commentary. WVIK consistently is ranked as the number one “most listened to” public radio station in the Quad Cities.