Board of Education recognizes outstanding 2019 IGSMA student musicians

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District 96 musicians distinguished themselves in February at the 2019 Illinois Grade School Music Association (IGSMA) Solo and Ensemble Contest. 

Their talent, diligence, and dedicated practice was recognized with a top rating of 1+ (designated with an *) or 1 for the students listed below.

Faculty teaching and supporting District students in band, chorus, and orchestra include Cara Anderson, Dawn Bussert, Chad Craw, Dan Nagle, Kathy Ok, Sara Wesbecher, and Eileen Wronkiewicz.

Solos

Piano: Aleah Alberth, Justin Alberth, Jack Chan, Akshaj Chava, Michael Cheung*, Elsa Chu, Kendall Cobb, Leila Foudil*, Jocelyn Gao*, Naomi George, Nitika Goswami, Daniel Hulewicz, Zach Katz, David (Deokho) Kim*, Junwoo Kim, Lekha Kothapali, Anish Lakkaraju, Paresh Lakkaraju, Shiloh Lee, Ryan Liu, Jane (Qingyue) Ma, Maanas Mallela, Riddhi Mallela, Sahana Narayan, Shreyas Narayan, Isha Nayak*, Anoushka Rai, Yashwanth Ravipati, Luke Reaume, Kirthanaa Rengasamy, Olya Rubina, Pooja Sampelli, Surya Sethi, Dharrao Sharayu, Swara Shroff, Ishan Sinha, Aiden Siocon*, Angelica Siocon, Luke Sikora, Shrinidhi Sriraman, Elizabeth Tian, Ella Wang, Elizabeth Yuan, Qiqi Zhang, Kevin Zhou*, and Olivia Zhou*

Violin: Kavya Akkina, Dorsa Akbarzadeh*, Palak Bhargav*, Jack Chan, Diptasha Chakrabarty, Raina Datta, Samantha Goldwasser, Shruti Govindarajan*, Maya Heller, Max Jin, Rachel Kierzkowski, Soohwan Kim, Amber Yeonwoo Ko, Prisha Kumari*, Anna Li, Kevin (Haoyu) Liu, Singyee Liu, Dexuan Ma, Amoolya Mahabhashyam, Diya Menon, Aryan Mohanty, Sophia Mossman, Siddharth Muppavarapu, Harini Muthukumar, Julia Rafa, Ruhi Sachar, Pooja Sampelli, Saanvi Sharma*, Joshua Song, Sadhvi Swaminathan, Lillian Wang, Maxwell Wang,

Viola: Shravya Akkina, Riddhi Bhagwat, Aiden Sehyun Kim, Eric Seyoon Kim, Julie (Dahyun) Kim*, Jessica Muradian, Akshay Nair, Zoe Schwalb, Srikar Venkatesan

Alto Saxophone: Joseph Wang

Saxophone: Alex Cao, Josh Goldwasser, Abhinav Sirigiri

Cello: Tyler Bi, Truman Bromley, Vivian Frobish, Jocelyn Gao*, Yunseong (Alex) Jang, Eshaan Mahajan, Yuqi Qian, Ella Wang, Elizabeth Yuan

Clarinet: Phineas Bromley, Sudhindra Chavadam, Danny Silverstein*

Flute: Siyona Arndt, Chloe Baekim, Samarth Bhat, Elsa Chu, Isabelle Del Rosario, Nitika Goswami, Jillian Kadens*, Prisha Kumari*, Shiloh Lee, Riddhi Mallela, Sofia Puett, Caleb Song, Michelle Young*

Guitar: Purav Datta

Horn Solo: Casey Kupferschmid

Percussion: Eric Mahn

Piccolo: Michelle Young*

String Bass: Lucas Raykhlin-Levando, Vaishnavi Sankar*

Vocal Soloist: Aditi Bobba, Hazel Kim

Duets

Clarinet Duet: Kyra Costabile, Natalie Dillon, Carson Freund, Maharshi Soni

Flute Duet: Siyona Arndt*, Chloe Baekim, Nitika Goswami*, Allison Gould*, Shrinidhi Sriraman, Michelle Young*

Mixed Duet: Lily Frobish, Amritha Mandadi,

Groups

Violin Trio: Rachel Kierkowski, Vivian Liu, Rachel Varghese and Lillah Hill, Olivia Johnson, Kelsey Kupferschmid

String Ensemble: Riddhi Bhagwat, Michael Cheung, Harini Muthukumar, Bhavya Vegesna, Vincenzo Zuppardo,

String Quartet: Michael Ling*, Joshua Song*, Michael Todorov*, Maxwell Wang*

Clarinet Ensemble: Nidhi Muralidhavan, Kelli Wu

Mixed Woodwind Ensemble: Jillian Kadens, Richelle Shi, 

Mixed Brass Ensemble: Ethan Kashmier, Bennett Resnik, Deven Sainte-Rose, Bianca Voica

Trumpet Ensemble: Elaina Lee, Samantha Sanchez, Daniel Wang, Grant Wilson

Woodwind/Brass Ensemble: Siyona Arndt, Lucas Borowczak, Conrad Drury, Nitika Goswami, Elizabeth Nelson