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LHWHS Students Earn Selection to All-Suburban Honors Band

Eighteen Ladue Horton Watkins High School student musicians have earned a place on one of two All-Suburban Honors Bands.

The students won a blind audition as part of a competition against more than 400 other students from the area.

These students are now eligible to audition for Missouri All-State recognition next month.

The All-Suburban Honors Bands will perform at Kirkwood High School on Jan. 8, 2023.

Honorees include:

All Suburban Concert Band

•    Sarah Liao (11), flute, 3rd chair
•    Charles Randall (10), bassoon, 2nd chair
•    Gillian Hanley (12), clarinet, 13th chair
•    Jin Zhang (9), clarinet, 18th chair
•    David Ju (12), alto saxophone, 3rd chair
•    Nathan Goldstein (12), trumpet, 6th chair
•    Naman Kansal (10), trumpet, alternate 1
•    Tai Moore (12), French horn, 5th chair
•    Shanlin Ruan (12), trombone, alternate 1
•    Ryan Li (10), trombone, alternate 2
•    Eric Fan (10), baritone, 3rd chair
•    Josh Goldman (12), tuba, 5th chair
•    Gramm Raedeke (12), percussion, 1st chair
•    Ellen Dempsey (12), percussion, 6th chair
•    Kimmi Lin (9), timpani, 1st chair
•    Norah Murphy (9), timpani, 2nd chair

All Suburban Jazz Band

•    Jacob Barnes (10), guitar, 1st chair
•    Aditya Jain (11), guitar, alternate 1