MAYJO Students win Downbeat Awards

The following members of the Metropolitan Area Youth Jazz Orchestra have won awards in the 42nd Annual Downbeat Student Music Awards:

Jazz Soloist
High School Honors Outstanding Performance
Cole Palensky

Vocal Jazz Soloist
High School Honors Outstanding Performance
Grace Giebler

Blues/Pop/Rock Soloist
High School Outstanding Performance
Grace Giebler

The Metropolitan Area Youth Jazz Orchestra (MAYJO) is sponsored by the University of Nebraska at Omaha School of Music and directed by Dr. Patrick Brown.

After graduation, Cole will be moving to New York and Grace will be attending UNO where she will continue to be involved with UNO Jazz Ensembles.

Congratulations Grace and Cole!

GraceCole

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