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Bush selected for 2009 Celebration Iowa Singers and Jazz Band

Monday, April 19, 2010

DECORAH, Iowa -- Emily Bush, daughter of Bryan and Lori Bush of Cleghorn, Iowa, has been selected to sing soprano with the Celebration Iowa Singers and Jazz Band, a select high school touring ensemble that will perform more than 30 shows across the state of Iowa this summer.

Bush, a student at Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School, was selected from a pool of Iowa high school music students who auditioned at four locations across the state in March.

Now in its 27th season, Celebration Iowa showcases the quality of Iowa high school music programs through its educational and service-oriented performance program each summer.

Together with a talented staff of teachers and professionals, students in Celebration Iowa present an action-packed two-hour production that includes song, dance and jazz band favorites for audiences of all ages to enjoy

Over the course of the summer, Celebration Iowa cast members have the opportunity to perform more than 30 shows across Iowa while learning from some of Iowa's finest music and dance teachers.

Celebration Iowa, a project of Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, is also funded by R.J. McElroy Trust, The Fred Maytag Family Foundation, Alliant Energy Foundation, Inc., and the Celebration Iowa Alumni and Parent Fund. Each cast member also secures local sponsorships to defray personal costs.

The ensemble rehearses on the Luther campus June 7-26 and tours statewide June 27- Aug. 8.

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