Several Highland Middle School orchestra students were selected to participate in the Illinois Music Educator’s Association District 7 Honor Orchestra concert that will be held at 2 p.m. on Nov. 2 at Wauconda High School.
The students performing will include Alex Hibbard-Brown on cello, Katie Lund on cello, Colin Miller on viola, Lauren Randolph on cello and Kelly Xu on violin, said the school’s orchestra director Carol Janossy.
The students auditioned for a position in the orchestra on Oct. 10 at Aptakisic Junior High School in Buffalo Grove, Janossy said. “About 300 auditioned and 100 were selected.”
Members of the orchestra are from IMEA District 7, which encompasses the North East section of Illinois. This year's conductor is Peter Rosheger, orchestra director at New Trier High School
“Not only will the young musicians play great music but they will reunite with friends from other schools and also make a few new musical friends. We are very proud of our selected participants.”
—Libertyville District 70 provided this information.