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Student and Faculty Accomplishments

Congratulations to the following students for their successes!  

Lily Leyser earned a Division I rating on clarinet at the Perry Band Olympics.  Lily is a student of Dana Slater and attends Dowling High School.
Nicholas Wittmer earned a Division I rating on percussion at the Perry Band Olympics.  Nicholas is a student of Rick Wynant.
Jacob Degroat was recognized as the top three baritone saxophone performances at the Perry Band Olympics.  Jacob is a student of John Morgan and attends Valley High School.
Lejla Talic performed at All-State for the 2nd year in a row on clarinet.  Lejla is a piano student of Cynthia Giunta.  

Peter Schumacher, student composer, premiered his composition, Genesis, performed by the Urbandale High School Wind Symphony.  Peter is a student of John Morgan.  Click here for more information and a recording.


We are very proud of the accomplishments of our DUCSOM family!  

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