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All-State Send Off Ceremony

The Sycamore Music Department is pleased to congratulate thirteen students that will be attending the prestigious ILMEA All-State Music Conference next week! These students were selected on the basis of their strong auditions and placement in the All-District festivals this fall.

The Sycamore Music Boosters would like to invite you to attend a brief send-off ceremony this Wednesday, January 25, in the High School Choir Room at 3:45 pm.  Students will be introduced, Mr. Mertens will speak briefly, and the Pep Band will play as they depart for the bus.  Everyone is welcome to attend!  Please contact Sycamore Music Boosters President, Lisa Smith, at with further questions.

Congratulations to the following students from Sycamore High School who have the distinguished honor of being selected for All-State:

All-State Honors Choir: Trevor McDonald

All-State Choir:  Kelsie Kruskol, Anna McComb, Alice Mesjak

All-State Orchestra:  Julia Luo, Kjelden Breidenbach, Evan Jacobs, Brett Brancato

All-State Orchestra Winds: Bret Reser, Matthew Rogers

All-State Band: Madeline Kessler, Ryan Loitz, Gracia Watson

SHS had the 17th largest contingent of All-State musicians of all the high schools in the state. We are very proud of all of the musicians who auditioned for these ensembles, and we are happy to have such a strong group to represent Sycamore. Way to go!

The All-State Grand Finale Concert will be at the Peoria Civic Center on Saturday, January 28 at 1:00 pm. (Admission required)

The All-State Honors Grand Finale Concert will be at the Peoria Civic Center on Saturday, January 28 at 3:00 pm. (Admission required)

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