Area high school jazz bands compete at Iowa Lakes

Iowa Lakes Community College hosted its annual Jazz Band Contest for area high school bands on Thursday and Friday, Jan. 18-19, 2018!

2018 Jazz Band Contest combined 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A results

Congratulations to these and all the musicians and band directors who participated and made this year’s Jazz Band Contest a huge success!

Class 1A  (competed on Friday, Jan. 19)
1st –  Central Lyon
Director: Sherwin Langholdt
2nd – Woodbury Central
Director: Tiffany Wurth
3rd  – Gehlan Catholic
Director: Paul Niebuhr

Class 2A  (competed on Thursday, Jan. 18)
1st – West Lyon
Director: Drew Balta
2nd  – South Central Calhoun
Director: Tom Plummer
3rd  – Sibley Ocheyedan
Director: Peter Carlson

Class 3A  (competed on Friday, Jan. 19)
1st – Winterset Jazz I
Director: Lucas Peterson
2nd – Le Mars
Director: Curt Ohrlund
3rd  – Bishop Heelan
Director: James Kunz

Class 4A  (competed on Thursday, Jan. 18)
1st –  Dakota Valley
Director: Daryl Jessen