On Thursday, we had the privilege of hosting the Director of Bands at EIU, Dr. Alicia Neal. She spent an hour working with the high school band helping them improve for the Spring Concert. The kids learned a lot and we are very thankful . . .
November 19th was the ILMEA Band/Orchestra/Choir Festival for our district (District 5). We had 18 JH and HS band and choir students selected via audition to attend the festival. Again these were all volunteer students who had to prepare very . . .
On Monday Cheyenne Vondrak attended the ILMEA Jazz Festival at EIU. She auditioned for the event in October. Her group rehearsed all day and put on a concert in the evening. They played very well and we are very proud of her! . . .
Recently, students from Neoga Jr-Sr High school participated in the ILMEA All-District 5 Festival. In order to be selected these students put in many hours of extra work including practice at home, before, and after school. . . .
This past weekend Lindsay Alumbaugh attended the ILMEA All-State Band/Choir/Orchestra Festival in Peoria Illinois. This event was audition based, and Lindsey was selected to perform along with some of the top high school musicians in the . . .