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LMHS Students Chosen for All-State Jazz Band


Five Linn-Mar High School students were selected as part of the 2021 4A Iowa All-State Jazz Band.

The 4A Jazz Band will rehearse and put on a performance on Saturday, June 19th at the Jamie Hurd Amphitheater in West Des Moines.

The selection process for All-State Jazz requires an audition submitted as an audio track of students demonstrating a swing etude and jazz improvisation.

Twenty students from across the state are selected for the jazz band as well as one alternate for each instrument.


Selected for the band:

Cavan O’Hara (12th Grade – Alto Sax)

Moosa Hamad (11th Grade – Trumpet)

Arjun Palaniappan (11th Grade – Drum Set)


Selected as alternates for the band:

Evan Shanley (9th Grade – Bari Sax)

Nick Reuben (11th Grade – Trumpet)


Congratulations to these outstanding performers!