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On Oct. 21, 2023, 4,250 Iowa High School students auditioned to take part in the 77th Iowa All-State Music Festival. On Nov. 18, 1,093 of the selected musicians and vocalists performed at the Hilton Coliseum. 40 West musicians and vocalists participated in the 77th Iowa All-State Music Festival.

Musicians take on All-State

Anna Song, Print Assistant Design Editor
November 24, 2023
42 West students were selected to perform in the IHSMA All-State Festival Oct. 21 at auditions at Washington High School.

42 West musicians selected at All-State auditions

Anna Song, Print Assistant Design Editor
October 23, 2023
Perry Heredia 21 walks down the hallway with her viola on her back.

All-State auditions showcase students’ hard work

Bess Frerichs, Online Managing and Feature Editor
October 20, 2018
My mom got me started in music, and without piano, I never would have gotten so serious about it, four year All-State violinist Annie Chen said.

Prioritizing your passion

Natalie Dunlap, Online Editor-in-Chief
December 5, 2017
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