From Director Chris Buti:
Congratulations to the following Jazz Ensemble students on receiving Outstanding Musician Certificates at the NIU Jazz Festival based upon their soloing:
- Chris Walentschik on Flugel Horn
- Connor Gooding on guitar
- Jamie Brunskill on Trumpet
- Jonathan Freeman on Bass
- Joe Tam on Trombone
In addition to a certificate of recognition, these students are eligible to participate in the NIU Combo day in March that only accepts 60 top musicians from around the state. Congratulations to all.