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Valley View students participated in ILMEA festival


Valley View School District was well-represented at the Illinois Music Educators Associations District Music Festivals in November.

A total of 16 high school students were selected to participate.

Romeoville High School had two representatives: Ashley Zipperich, junior for band; and Robert Du, senior, for choir.

Bolingbrook High School has 14 students represented: Chris Bavaro, senior, was selected for both choir and vocal jazz ensemble. Melissa Bruce, senior, was selected in band. Thomas Foster, senior, was selected for jazz band.

Eleven students were selected for choir: Spencer Avery, junior;
Rachel Banda, senior; Meg Bozarth, sophomore; Gabby Doyle, senior; Shane Frantz, sophomore; Kami McNulty, junior; Samantha Randall, senior; Abby Spengler, junior; Karla Villegas, senior; and Tim Worlton, junior.

The ILMEA Music Festival was Nov. 4 at Elgin High School. Bolingbrook High School hosted the ILMEA Jazz Festival on Nov. 18. I