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UNI announces recipients of band awards at annual Tallcorn Jazz Festival

February 24, 2003

Nathan Dishman, Tallcorn Jazz Festival program chair, (319) 222-5667
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– High school jazz players from jazz bands throughout the state participated in the annual Tallcorn Jazz Festival, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14-15, on the University of Northern Iowa campus.

The two-day event, held in conjunction with the UNI jazz program's 'Sinfonian Dimensions in Jazz' concerts, featured high school bands that competed in class divisions.

Award recipients in Class 4A were: Urbandale, first; Iowa City High, second; and Iowa City West, third. Class 4A second band recipients were: Urbandale II, first; Sioux City East II, second; and Cedar Falls II, third. Class 3A recipients were: Independence I, first; Hampton-Dumont (Hampton), second; and Independence II, third. In Class 2A the first place recipient was Jesup. Class 1A recipients were: Sigourney, first; Southeast Webster (Burnside), second; and Greene, third. The first place recipient in Class A was Cal-Dows (Latimer).