The Sacred Heart Catholic School jazz band performed at the Northern Ontario Music Festival over the weekend. The band, led by Jodi Bourcier, performed at the Sudbury event and received a silver award.
Shannon MacPherson received an award for Outstanding Contribution for her performance on trombone.
The band’s performance featured a number of students playing improvised solos, including Shannon, Adrian Carney, Jillian Coyne, Hailey Bois, Spencer Kozachanko, and Christopher Chandler.
The Espanola group was one of only four performances by elementary schools in the two day competition.