This past weekend,
three Chesterton High School students, Libby Gibson (grade 10), Gavin Dooley
(11), and Sarah Harmon (12), rehearsed and performed with the prestigious
2019 INASTA (Indiana America String Teachers Association) All-State
Orchestra as part of the Indiana Music Educatorís Professional Development
Conference at the historic Embassy Theatre in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Dr. Soo Han of
Baldwin-Wallace College directed the group and they performed the Leonard
Bernsteinís Symphonic Dances from West Side Story.
These students have
been preparing for this event since their audition last fall. They competed
with high school musicians across the state and the top 68 string musicians
were accepted. Sarah Harmon placed third of all competing violinists in the
state, Gavin Dooley placed fourth on cello, and Libby Gibson placed eighth