1/14/2014 4:25:00 PM Musicians
to participate in honor band festival
Nine members of the Coal City High School band have been selected to participate in the Augustana College Honor Band Festival.
Nominated by band director Tom Ruzinok for their exemplary performance, proficiency in music and character were Becky Bajt, Hope Connelly, Drew Gernenz, Enzo Dreher, Alyssa Lamb, RJ Nicholas, Kevin Soto, Olivia Kosch and Sarah Frick.
The students will travel to Augustana College in Rock Island for the two-day festival that gets underway on Sunday, Jan. 19.
This is the third consecutive year CCHS students will take part in the festival that features some of the best high school musicians from Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.
Participants will take part in two days of rehearsals with guest conductors. The experience will conclude with a concert on Monday, Jan. 20.