The 48th Annual Elmhurst College Jazz Festival

Awards

Elmhurst College Jazz Festival
2014's 47th annual Elmhurst College Jazz Festival was a huge success! Below are the lists of ensembles and individual musicians named "outstanding" by our guest artists/adjudicators.


Outstanding Ensembles

Big Bands
-Capitol University
-Central Michigan University
-Columbia College Chicago
-Elmhurst College
-Millikin University
-Murray State University

Combos
-Central Michigan
-Elmhurst College
-Western Illinois

Vocal Jazz
-Elmhurst College


Outstanding Individual Musicians

Thursday February 20 2014 (High School Invitational)
Friday February 21 2014 - 11:30 AM Session
Friday February 21 2014 - 7:30 PM Session
Saturday February 22 2014 - 11:30 AM Session
Saturday February 22 2014 - 7:30 PM Session
Sunday February 23 2014 - 11:30 AM Session

Thursday February 20 2014 (High School Invitational)

Downers Grove North High School
-Spencer Schillerstrom
-Zack Foster
-Amelia Smerz
-Sebastian Calvino
-Rob Kulik

Carl Schurz High School
-Henri Marin
-Erick Hunango

Waukesha West High School
-Hannah Johnson
-Emilie Cooreman
-Madison Carson
-Sean Clintsman

Pritzker College Prep High School
-David Soto
-Gustavo Espino
-Adan Verdin
-Jalen Pacheco

Belleville East High School
-Isaiah Parmer
-Tayleur Stephens
-Colten Stephans
-Bernard Terry
-Andrae Neal
-Justin Murray

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Friday, February 21, 2014 - 11:30 AM Session

Elmhurst College Vocal Jazz
-Zack Lentino
-Shelley Bishop
-Jenna Hesseln
-Alysha McElroy-Hodges

Mineral Area College Vocal Jazz
-Lucas Robinson

North Park University Combo
-Sam Hudges
-Jason Nelson
-Sam Bruns

Elmhurst College Combo
-Tom Zimny
-Shelley Bishop
-Jon Rarick
-Matt Kellen
-Alex Stombres

Roosevelt University
-Constentine Alexander
-Connor Bernhart
-Alejandro Cortes
-Charlie Klepac
-Aaron Zachary
-Mitche Settecase

University of Calgary Combo
-Tristan Campbell
-Connor Chisholm
-Jacob Fossum
-Hannah MacGillivray
-John Buck

Mineral Area College Big Band
-Connor Purkett
-Brandon Martin

Columbia College Chicago
-Chris Thigpen
-Parris Felming
-Xavier Goldon
-Conor Russell
-Alex Kerwin
-Endre Rice

Trevecca Nazarene University
-Spencer Stevens
-Andrew Riley

North Park University Big Band
-Sam Hudges
-Sam Bruns

Elmhurst College Lab Band
-Tom Kidera
-Bill Kidera
-Rachel Wojcicki
-Steve Kidera
-Evon Sams
-Rob Nordli

Bradley University
-Andrew Durham
-Michael Tesluck
-Damairus Riddick

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Friday, February 21 2014, 7:30 PM Session

Millikin University
-Dan Quisenberry
-Adam Wissman
-Alexandra Manfredo
-Adam Blakey

Capital University
-Rachel Spencer
-Jane Sycks
-Elliot Scozzaro

Kent State University
-Max Michael
-Stuart Baker
-Jessica Stover

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Saturday February 22 2014 - 11:30 AM Session

Kirkwood Community College Big Band
-Ian Draves
-Casper Huggins
-David Frey

Iowa State University
-Chris Turner
-William Lohry
-Brendan Cunningham
-Damien Emelien

University of Evansville
-Andrew Beasley
-Max Engleman
-Meghan Pund

University of Illinois Chicago
-Andy Brown
-Jonathan Reed
-Shawn Johnson
-Lori Butler
-Paul Casey

Capital University Combo
-Tony McKrimmon
-Melissa Neff
-Joey Skoch
-Will Strickler
-Kramer Sell
-Stephen Kainec
-Harrison Belew

Northern Illinois University
-Vadir Muhammad
-Austin Cebulskii
-Jaron McCarr
-Matt Attfield
-Greg Petito
-Max Johnk

Central State University
-Marcaelis Saunders
-Brad Morgan
-Zuriel Clark

Illinois State University
-Patrick Kelly
-Will Brocker
-Matt Merz
-Kyle Johnson

Kellogg Community College
-Rob Mulligan
-Eric Campbell
-Phil Nager

Taylor University
-Stephen Gillilard
-Dan Clemence
-Joel Helms

University of Calgary
-Jacob Fossum
-Bobby Seenanden
-Connor Chisholm
-Tristan Campbell
-Julian Pedersen

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Saturday February 22 2014 - 7:30 PM Session

Liberty University
-Adam Barfoot
-Andy Benton
-Robert Nanton
-Rebekah Neale

Elmhurst College Big Band
-Matt Kellen
-Conor Roe
-Kenny Thompson
-Alex Stombres
-Jon Rarick
-Kevin Kerr
-Shelley Bishop
-Matt Beck
-Sam Simpson
-Tom Zimny
-Jenna Hesseln

Sunday February 23 2014 - 11:30 AM Session

College of DuPage
-Austin Deadman
-Jeff Gorski
-Randy Deadman
-Deb Zelman
-Trevor Hill

Murray State University Jazz Orchestra
-Will Brooks
-David Crippen
-Shea Pierce
-Bobby-John Lyle
-Eric Stroupe
-Colton Burge
-Zenon Garcia

Western Illinois University
-Aaron Kippola
-Michael Kennedy Jr.
-Justin Haynes
-Seth Fromal
-Crystal Rebone
Wes Julien

Central Michigan University Combo
-Dominic Bierenga
-Haruki Hakoyama
-Ruden Shell
-Kosta Kapellas
-Andy Wade

Harper College
-Patrick Wallenberg
-Jalen Little
-Ricky Georgen
-Shannelle Whitaker
-Michael Lee

Kirkwood Community College
-Ian Draves

Harold Washington College
-Jamal Crowder
-Alexis Zuniga
-Corey Willaby

Murray State Combo
-Aaron Spargur
-David Crippen
-Shea Pierce
-Tyler Pierce
-Tyler Burch
-Colton Burge
-Emily Duff

Central Michigan Big Band
-Andrew Wade
-Benjamin Yats
-Kosta Kapellas
-Ruben Shell
-Haruki Hakoyama
-Samuel Mitchell
-Michael Olney
-Lucas Keur
-Ethan Fitzpatrick
-Dominic Bierenga
-Sean Bradley
-Dylan Edwards

Purdue University
-Matt Hasset
-Dan Fronexak
-Brad Lock
-Bryan Rainey
-Chase Cotton
-Atisheel Kak
-Evan Drybread
-Jake Noparstak
-Paul Krogmeier
-Ankur Sakar
-Harvey Kaplan
-Melanie Hennessy

Joliet Junior College
-Josh Salinas
-Ron Magiera
-Chad Taylor
-Mark Grossi
-Nancy Lehman

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