Blueskool Artist: 2016 Winter Blues All Stars

2016 Winter Blues All Stars

BlueSKool, Saturday, July 2

2:45-3:45 Winter Blues AllStars

This band was formed after the members participated in the Winter Blues Camp hosted by the River Music Experience in December, 2015. These 7 musicians were selected by the instructors and have been practicing weekly and performing at various venues since January.The band consists of the following members: Kaleb Dykema (17) just completed his junior year at Pleasant Valley High School. He has been playing the guitar for 9 years and also performs with two other bands. Sylvia Friedhof-Cruz just completed her freshman year at Bettendorf High School. She has been singing vocals for the past 9 years and participates in show choir at school. Konnor Kirkbride (16) just completed his sophomore year at Rock Island High School. He has participated in the Moline Boys Choir, Center for Living Performing Arts Center in Rock Island, Rock Island High School Chamber Choir and Drama Club. Sam Barber (17) just completed his junior year at Riverdale High School. He has been playing the guitar for 6 yrs. This was his first Winter Blues Camp. Quinn Branch (17) just completed his junior year at Sherrard High School. He has been playing the bass for 3 years. He is involved in band and Jazz band at school and also plays in another band. Sam Petri (14) just completed 8th grade at Walcott Jr. High. He has been playing drums since he was 8 years old. He also participates in Jazz band, marching band and show choir pit at school. Keval Wagher(12) just completed 6th grade at Rivermont Collegiate. He has been playing the piano for 8 years, trumpet for 3 years and guitar for 2 years.