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Marching Knights Sweep Competition at Metro East Marching Classic

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Under the direction of Mr. Blake Korte, Director of Bands, the Marching Knights opened their 2019 competition season by sweeping the competition at the Metro East Marching Classic held at...   Read More

Musicians Participate in KC Honor Band

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Pictured during rehearsals for the Kaskaskia College Honor Band Concert April 4 are (front from left) Minnie Liang, Maddie Owens; (middle from left) Wren Heiligenstein, Anna Klostermann, Gabrielle Millikin, Braelyn...   Read More

Indoor Percussion Earns Second at Fort Zumwalt

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Join us in congratulating the members of our Indoor Percussion, as well as director of bands Mr. Blake Korte and drumline instructor Mr. Matt Murphy, on earning second place in...   Read More

Knights Perform at Clinton County Band Festival

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Pictured at the Clinton County Band and Art Festival held on March 7 at Wesclin High School are Mater Dei musicians (front, from left) Savannah Boggs, AJ Mueth, Katherine Wieseman,...   Read More

Indoor Percussion Achieves Success

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Performing this year’s show, “Every Single Moment,” under the direction of band director Mr. Blake Korte, the Mater Dei Indoor Percussion earned second place at both the Central States Percussion...   Read More

Indoor Percussion Earns Second at CSPA Competition

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(from left) Mater Dei Indoor Percussion instructor Mr. Matt Murphy, Alyssa Becker, Alyssa Noll, Katie Wieseman, and Director of Bands Mr. Blake Korte are pictured at the Central States Percussion...   Read More

Knights Selected for ILMEA Festivals

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We congratulate saxophonist Taylor Goring, tubist Anna Klostermann, and vocalist Maddie Owens on their selection to perform in Illinois Music Education Association (ILMEA) festivals! Specifically, on November 3, Taylor performed...   Read More

Marching Knights Compete in Tiger Ambush Classic

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Pictured at the Tiger Ambush Classic held at Edwardsville High School on September 15 are (from left) brass members Christian Jourdan, Holly Dumstorff, and Matthew Sinnock.  Under the direction of...   Read More

Marching Knights Earn First at Metro East Marching Classic

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(from left) Director of Bands Mr. Blake Korte, Drum Major Morgan Huelsmann, Drum Major Angie Carey, and Drumline Instructor Mr. Matt Murphy are pictured at the Metro East Marching Classic...   Read More

Illinois Ambassadors of Music European Tour

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(from left) Wren Heiligenstein, Mattie Sullivan, and Joseph Petermeyer are pictured prior to boarding their flight to London, England for the Illinois Ambassadors of Music European Tour.  During the sixteen-day trip, the students,...   Read More

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