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Four Waubonsee Performers Honored at Skyway Jazz Festival

The Waubonsee Community College Jazz Ensemble, led by Dr. Mark Lathan, Assistant Professor of Music, performs during the 2014 Skyway Collegiate Conference's Jazz Festival Nov. 15 at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills.

Four Waubonsee Community College students secured honors at a regional collegiate jazz music festival and competition.

On Nov. 15, at the Skyway Collegiate Conference’s Jazz Festival and Competition at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, Waubonsee students Roland Schuetz, Walt Howard and Nate Pritt each were named outstanding soloists, and student Paul Cofer received an honorable mention.

Shuetz, of Aurora, was recognized for his performance on the alto saxophone; Howard, of Sugar Grove, for his performance on the tenor saxophone; Pritt, of Kirkland, for the trumpet; and Cofer, of Geneva, for the tenor sax.

The students are members of the Waubonsee Jazz Ensemble, which is directed by Dr. Mark Lathan, Assistant Professor of Music.

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