Four GSA jazz ensembles head to state festival
Four GSA jazz ensembles head to state festival
BLUE HILL—All three jazz combos and the jazz band at George Stevens Academy will move on to state competition after performing in the District 6 High School Instrumental Jazz Festival at GSA on February 26.

The GSA Jazz Band, composed of Erika Hipsky on alto sax and flute, Margaret Nevin on alto sax, Jenna Blodgett on tenor sax, Ian Bowden on tenor sax, Will Kaiser on tenor sax, Ian Howell on baritone sax, Gabe Hall on trumpet, Dawsen Astbury on trumpet, Will MacArthur on trumpet, Kelly McKay on trumpet, Duncan Howell on trombone, Chloe Sheahan on trombone, Nora Spratt on trombone, Joseph Mitchell on guitar, Morgan Davis on vibes, Juliette Claybaugh on piano, Quinn Stabler on bass and Zeke Sacaridiz on drums, earned a gold rating.

Soloist certificate awards were presented to these jazz band members: Astbury, Davis, Hall, Hipsky, Duncan Howell, Ian Howell, Mitchell and Sacaridiz.


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