Archive for March, 2011

Student in the News

The Iowa City Press Citizen ran a story about the four Iowa City West High School students selected for the All-State Jazz Band. Trombonist Blake Manternach has a great quote:

Student Success – Jazz Soloist Awards

Brian Crew, of Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids, was recently selected as “Best Soloist” for both the TallCorn and NEIBA (North East Iowa Bandmasters Association) Jazz Festivals. Congratulations to Brian for all of his hard work!

Student Success – Blake Manternach

Blake Manternach, of Iowa City West High School, was named an outstanding soloist in the 4A category at the SEIBA (South Eastern Iowa Band Association) Jazz Festival.

Student Success – All-State Jazz Band

Congratulations to Justin Gingerich, Brian Crew, and Blake Manternach who were selected to the 2011 Iowa All-State Jazz Band!