Summit Hill bands hit high notes
June 25, 2013 7:40PM
Updated: June 27, 2013 11:11AM
The Summit Hill Junior High School concert and symphonic bands recently advanced to the IGSMA State Contest.
The concert band received a second-place rating and the symphonic band received a First Division rating.
Several band students from the Frankfort school received year-end awards at the annual Spring Concert.
Seventh-grade recipients of Band Booster $100 scholarships were Evan Curatolo, Madilyn Diaz, Sara Glawe, Samantha Grobmeier, Justin McCourt and Watfae Zayed.
Eighth-grade winners were Jared Candelaria, Gordon Laurencell, Jake Molnar, Tom Scott, Ben Skolek and Matt Young.
The top award for eighth-grade band students, the Directors’ Award, was given to Meg Raimbault and Natalie Seidel.
The Music Department Student of the Year Award was presented to Michael Gaertig.
The talents of Summit Hill Junior High music students were showcased in the annual Musical Revue. This year’s revue featured three musicals: “High School Musical,” “Phantom of the Opera” and “Guys and Dolls.”
More than 100 students were involved in the musical.
Tommy Hortin and Madeline Buck acted as emcees for the evening. Students performed as the pit band and as sound, light and stage crews.