Fryeburg Academy groups win state jazz titles

BEST IN THE STATE — Eklektic Jazz Choir won the Multi-Jazz Choir Division at the Maine State Vocal Jazz Festival in Ellsworth last weekend, with “Outstanding Musicianship” awards won by Isabel Hodgman-Burns, Erin Friberg and Eklektic’s rhythm section (best rhythm section). Eklektic Jazz Choir members pictured are: (front, left to right) Thea Hart, Sasha Azel, Zach Sheehan, Emery O’Connell and Alexis Guzman; (back row) Chelsea Stephens, Kitty Yuan, Liam LaMountain, Erin Friberg, Kellyn Scrimger, Shannon Friberg, Joseph Schrader, Kyra Huntsicker, Emily Heggie, Izzy Hodgman-Burns, Emily McDermith and Malik Mobley. Jon Burk was absent when the photo was taken.

BEST IN THE STATE — Eklektic Jazz Choir won the Multi-Jazz Choir Division at the Maine State Vocal Jazz Festival in Ellsworth last weekend, with “Outstanding Musicianship” awards won by Isabel Hodgman-Burns, Erin Friberg and Eklektic’s rhythm section (best rhythm section). Eklektic Jazz Choir members pictured are: (front, left to right) Thea Hart, Sasha Azel, Zach Sheehan, Emery O’Connell and Alexis Guzman; (back row) Chelsea Stephens, Kitty Yuan, Liam LaMountain, Erin Friberg, Kellyn Scrimger, Shannon Friberg, Joseph Schrader, Kyra Huntsicker, Emily Heggie, Izzy Hodgman-Burns, Emily McDermith and Malik Mobley. Jon Burk was absent when the photo was taken.

JAZZ ENSEMBLE REMAINS DOMINANT — Fryeburg Academy’s Vocal Jazz Ensemble won the Division I Maine State Title at the Maine State Vocal Jazz Festival in Ellsworth last weekend for the eighth year in a row, winning three of five “Outstanding Musicianship” awards in the division. Awards were won by seniors Allie Gagnon, Eliza Neidlinger and the VJE rhythm section! Vocal Jazz Ensemble  members pictured are: (front, left to right) Andrea Engen, Anna Williams, Emily Ouellette and Yiwen Zhang; (second row) Hannah Allen, Giovanna Chiarelli, Cailyn Ludwig, Allie Gagnon and Isabelle Boyd; (back row) Director Brent LaCasce, Alex Ouellette, Jared Schrader, Paul Dostie, Tucker Huppe, Beth Marshal and Hunter Lyons. Eliza Neidlinger and Steven Flaherty were absent when the photo was taken.

JAZZ ENSEMBLE REMAINS DOMINANT — Fryeburg Academy’s Vocal Jazz Ensemble won the Division I Maine State Title at the Maine State Vocal Jazz Festival in Ellsworth last weekend for the eighth year in a row, winning three of five “Outstanding Musicianship” awards in the division. Awards were won by seniors Allie Gagnon, Eliza Neidlinger and the VJE rhythm section! Vocal Jazz Ensemble members pictured are: (front, left to right) Andrea Engen, Anna Williams, Emily Ouellette and Yiwen Zhang; (second row) Hannah Allen, Giovanna Chiarelli, Cailyn Ludwig, Allie Gagnon and Isabelle Boyd; (back row) Director Brent LaCasce, Alex Ouellette, Jared Schrader, Paul Dostie, Tucker Huppe, Beth Marshal and Hunter Lyons. Eliza Neidlinger and Steven Flaherty were absent when the photo was taken.

 

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