Five Marian Band Members Selected to Illinois All-State Band

Marian Catholic Illinois State Band members
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Chicago Heights, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Five members of the Marian Catholic Symphonic Band auditioned for and have been selected to the Illinois All-State Band. Pictured left to right is Aurora Salmen ’13 (Tinley Park), Xavier Kirkham ’12 (South Holland), Gretchen Stibich ’13 (Tinley Park), Tyler Martin ’13 (Olympia Fields) and Ellen Chmura ’14 (Lansing). These five students will perform at the Illinois Music Education Conference held at the Peoria Civic Center January 25-28 along with other top musicians chosen from across the state.