The Illinois Music Education Association selected five Joliet West students to perform in its all-state bands, choirs and orchestras, according to a news release from Joliet Township High School District 204.
Payton Fraser, soprano, and Zinnia Manning, alto, will perform in the honors chorus; Lucas Hobbs, string bass, will perform in the orchestra; Reid Hogan, tuba, and Derrick Neal, trombone, will perform in the band.
The students will rehearse with other musicians across Illinois for three days in Peoria and then perform a concert Jan. 29.
Joliet West choir director is Tim DeBoer. Joliet West orchestra director is Peter Lipari. Joliet West band directors are Eric Wellman and Alyson Bauman.