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November 14, 2023
ILMEA Honors for Dozens of District 207 Students

Dozens of students from Maine Township High School District 207 schools were honored recently as they were chosen to participate in the Illinois Music Education Association (ILMEA) District 7 Senior Honors Band, Choir, Jazz Band and Orchestra. The students were invited to participate in the All-District Festival by earning All-District honors. Placement in the festival is by competitive audition as these musicians submitted audition videos to the ILMEA, which were reviewed and scored by a panel of professional musicians. The scores were then ranked. 

The top scoring musicians were selected for participation in the District 7 ILMEA Festival, which was held on Saturday, November 4 at Glenbrook South High School for Band, Choir and Orchestra. The Jazz Band and Vocal Jazz is Saturday, November 18 at Lake Zurich High School.

Maine East honorees: Abigail Alcozer, Band; Evelyn Alsop, Band; Alexander Mitev, Orchestra; Vincent Suarez, Choir; Damian Vergara, Choir; and Mimmi Zuniga-Tovar, Choir.

Maine South honorees: Izabela Bisiak, Band; Jaden Clarke, Band; Elizabeth Bordini, Choir; Kaitlyn Brown, Choir;  Mia Buchheister, Choir; Sophia Canetta, Choir; Eve Hinton, Choir; Seamus Lynch, Choir; Naomi Nishi, Choir; Jane Nuich, Choir; Rosemary O’Hara, Choir; Erle Rosete, Choir; Ethan Saurer, Choir; Nicole Scimeca, Choir; George Spiegel, Choir; Nicholas Sipich, Jazz Band; Lucille Hassman, Orchestra; Adam Malinowski, Orchestra; Reed Maurer, Orchestra; Samantha O’Leary, Orchestra; Mia Buchheister, Vocal Jazz 1; Naomi Nishi, Vocal Jazz 1; Rosemary O’Hara, Vocal Jazz 1; George Spiegel, Vocal Jazz 1; Elizabeth Bordini, Vocal Jazz 2; Jaden Clarke, Vocal Jazz 2; Ethan Saurer, Vocal Jazz 2; and Nicole Scimeca, Vocal Jazz 2.

Maine West honorees: Gemima Eyeson, Band; Georgios Panagiotidis, Jazz Band; Aaron Grata, Orchestra; Irene Han, Choir; Addison Stutheit, Choir; Haven Wallgren-Lemmerman, Choir.