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Jazz Band Finishes 1st at Hoover

posted Mar 7, 2017, 5:10 AM by mwright@ecsdcards.com
The Earlham High School Jazz band earned 1st place in Class 2A at the Hoover Jazz Festival on Saturday, March 4.  Other 2A bands attending the festival included West Marshall, Cherokee, Woodward-Granger, Ogden, Madrid, and Van Meter.  Grant Becker (guitar) and Austin Griswold (alto saxophone) were selected out of the entire class as All-Star Jazz outstanding musicians.  Elisabeth Evans (vibes) also earned an outstanding soloist certificate.  The band's next performance will be at the 7-12 Variety Show on Thursday, March 9th at 7:00 PM in the Earlham Auditorium.  Following that, the band will perform at the Iowa Jazz Championships in Ames on Tuesday, April 4th.  The band is scheduled to perform at 3:15 PM.  For more information regarding the Iowa Jazz Championships, visit http://www.iowajazzchampionships.org.