Garfield, Roosevelt and others honored at Hampton fest
Student vocalists from several Seattle-area schools, including Garfield High School, Roosevelt High School, Edmonds-Woodway High School and others, were honored Friday by invitations to perform on the Young Artists Concert and at Hamp's Club. The festival ended Saturday.
Seattle Times jazz critic
The Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival, where jazz masters adjudicate and mentor elementary, junior high, high school and college students at the University of Idaho, in Moscow, got underway Wednesday.
Denny International Middle School jazz band, led by Marcus J. Pimpleton, was invited to perform at the Young Artists Concert on Thursday night.
Seattle-area vocalists honored Friday by an invitation to perform on the Young Artists Concert were Eckstein Middle School II, middle school division, directed by Moc Escobedo; the Garfield High School, AAAA division choir, directed by Carol Burton; and Roosevelt High School, AAAA division, directed by Scott Brown.
Student vocalists honored by an invitation to perform at "Hamp's Club" included Hannah Burson, vocal alto, Edmonds-Woodway High School, Edmonds, directed by Jake Bergevin; Claire Prestbo, vocal alto, Eckstein Middle School, Seattle, directed by Moc Escobedo; Otieno Stevens-Terry, tenor vocal and Lucie Saether, soprano vocal, Garfield High School, Seattle, directed by Carol Burton; Hannah Jacobsen, alto vocal, Eric Reiman, bass vocal, and Katherine Stuber, soprano vocal, Roosevelt High School, Seattle, directed by Scott Brown.
Denny International Middle School jazz band, led by Marcus J. Pimpleton, were invited to perform at the Young Artists Concert on Thursday night.
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This article was corrected on March 9, 2011. Due to incorrect information supplied by the Hampton Festival office, an earlier version misstated the nature of the recognition received by the Denny International Middle School jazz band.
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