The Eastern Iowa Brass Band is proud to announce the winner of their 2014 Young Artist Competition.

Nathanael SchatzNathanael Schatz has been selected as the high school division winner.  Nathanael is a 11th grade trumpet player at Stephen Hempstead High School.  His winning audition on Philip Sparke’s “Song and Dance” will be featured in the bands subscription series concert on April 26th.  Along with a featured solo performance with the band, Nathanael will receive a $250 music scholarship from the Eastern Iowa Brass Band and a gift card from West Music. 

A few of Nathanael’s musical accomplishments include:

  • Selected to First Chair of the Iowa All State Orchestra in 2013
  • Selected to First Chair, First Cornet Iowa All State Band in 2012
  • Selected to NEIBA Honor Band in 2010 and 2011
  • Selected to IBA Honor Band in 2010

Please show your support of this wonderful young artist by attending the concert in the Mount Vernon District Auditorium on April 26th at 7:30pm.


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