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FDSH Jazz Lab Continues Division I Streak at Iowa Contest

February 3, 2012

The Senior High Jazz Lab earned it ninth consecutive Division One Rating at the Iowa High School Music Association Jazz Band Contest held at Okoboji-Milford High School Jan. 28. The band was adjudicated on sight-reading and their performance of the following selections:

"Cantaloupe Island" by Herbie Hancock/arr. Kamuf

Soloists: McKellen Glassell-Tenor Sax, Jennifer Eger-Trumpet, Joe Bruen-Drum Set

"Lover Man" by Sammy Nestico

Soloists: Kelsey Albrecht-Alto Sax, Rochelle Starrett-Piano

"Things Ain't What They Used To Be" by Ellington/arr. Mills

Soloists: Rochelle-Starrett-Piano, Tim Hatton-Trombone, Eric Puls-Trumpet, Keegan Gormally-Trombone

The FDSH Jazz Lab will be performing along with the FDSH Jazz Ensemble at the annual Perspectives in Jazz Concert on Friday, March 9. The concert is at 7 p.m. in the Gail Nicewanger Theater.


Jazz Lab Members 2011-2012:


Kelsey Albrecht (10)

Daniel Fliehe (12)

McKellen Glassell (11)

Steve Liao (9)

Nick Anderson (12)

Logan Prescott (12)


Hayley Walstrom (12)

Jennifer Eger (11)

Eric Puls (11)

Nick Swanson (9)


Keegan Gormally (11)

Tim Hatton (10)

Michael Kehrberg (12)


Rochelle Starrett (12)

Ayenna Cagaanan (10)


Aric Lehrkamp (10)

Drum Set

Joe Bruen (12)


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