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November 2, 2021 Achievements

Sioux City Community School District Students Selected for All-State Music Festival

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Several SCCSD students will represent the District at the All-State Music Festival from November 18-20 at Iowa State University.

Sioux City, Iowa – Several Sioux City Community School District (SCCSD) students have been selected to represent the District at the All-State Music Festival from November 18-20 at Iowa State University.

Auditions for the All-State Music Festival were held in late October throughout Iowa. Only 17% of students who auditioned were selected for membership in All-State Band, Choir, or Orchestra. A student’s selection represents the pinnacle achievement for a high school musician in Iowa.

The following SCCSD students have been selected to participate:

Junior Honors Orchestra Festival (November 19)

East Middle School:

  • Julia Person

All-State Music Festival (Concert will be presented to the public on Saturday, November 20 at 7:30 pm in the Hilton Coliseum on Iowa State University’s campus and re-broadcast on Iowa Public Television.)

West High School:

  • Antonio Ferraro, violin
  • Elias Vargas, trombone

North High School:

  • Jami Denne, soprano
  • Shae Downing, alto
  • Colton Longstaff, tenor
  • Morgan Mahon, soprano
  • Grant Nieuwendorp, bass*
  • Allen Qasim, bass
  • Johanna Swanson, bassoon
  • Michael Toben, tuba

East High School:

  • Ava Arthur, soprano
  • Caleb Baker, tenor
  • Mackenzie Crawford, soprano
  • Ruby Dominick, alto
  • Nizsha Flory, soprano
  • Ethan Ford, bass
  • Ben Geary, tenor sax*
  • Avery Gomez, alto
  • Joseph Hansen, tenor
  • Gretchen Hoffman, bassoon
  • Gabby Romo, alto*
  • Delilah Thompson, alto*
  • Michael Widjaja, trumpet

*Denotes alternate