Community High School District 94

326 Joliet Street, West Chicago IL 60185

Contact:  Mary Randle's email, 630/876-6556
Community Relations Coordinator

PRESS RELEASE

April 25, 2006

CHS HOSTS FOX VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL

Community High School hosted the Fox Valley Music Festival on April 24. More than 600 students from area high schools participated in the event, which is the oldest festival of its kind in the country. The festival is sponsored by the Fox Valley Music Education Association.

CHS band students who participated in the prestigious event included Dustin Westrom, Matt Westrom, Bethany Inch, Amber Bergmann and Sara Earhart. CHS orchestra participants were Sara Fouts, Rachael Hasse, Michelle Delvalle, Megan Carnes, Corinne Damsch and Jesse Hacker. CHS choir participants included Jenni Arambaru, Jimmy Arambaru, Danielle Brown, Natalie Ckuj, Abby Contreras, Rob DeLegge, Rosie Delgado, Eric Domingo, Sara Duran, Allison Fletcher, Dianna Gouskos, Sarah Harkey, Rachel Jefferson, Cameron Jimmo, Carl Kerschner, Jimmy Laiter, Jazmine Martinez, Steve Migliorato, Marissa Nichols, Suzy Nowicki, Rose Ortega, Angie Panozzo, Nicole Reed, Cassie Rodriguez, Sean Rubin, Krista Sauter, Erin Silk, Jen Smothers, Caraline Stenslik, Davy Taylor, Dan Visser, Lora Vodicka, John Wagner and Jenny Wojicicki.

Brandon Fantozzi directs the choral program at CHS, and Steve Govertsen directs the CHS bands and orchestra. Kirk Moss from Minnesota State University and Pete Griffin from University of Illinois were the guest conductors for band. Beth Holmes conducted the choir.

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