Lyons athletes perform in concert

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Track and field standout Emma Haugen (left), a sophomore, and gymnast Will Gallucci, a junior, were among six french horn players in the Wind Ensemble at Lyons’ Spring Band Concert Tuesday night at the school’s Reber Center in La Grange. Haugen is the defending Class 3A state champion in the high jump and Gallucci is a specialist on still rings, parallel bars and high bar.

Several varsity athletes participated in the annual concert, which featured four of the school’s performing arts bands. Other athletes in the Wind Ensemble included football offensive lineman Nick Demes (bassoon), track and field athlete Olivia Cabanban (percussion) and baseball player Tom Prescott (percussion). The school’s Symphonic Band included track’s Jessica Fuller (flute), water polo’s George Duffy (bass clarinet) and gymnast Jack Taylor (baritone saxophone).

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