Six students from Southwestern Community College's professional music program are being honored as student music award winners in the June 2019 issue of Downbeat Magazine.

The June issue was mailed last week to subscribers around the world. Awards recipients from Southwestern's School for Music Vocations included:

Vocal Jazz Soloist - Community College Winner
Amanda Ross of Santa Cruz, California

Vocal Jazz Soloist - Community College Outstanding Performance
Annie Kemble of Panora, Iowa

Small Vocal Jazz Group - Community College Outstanding Performance
First Take
Directed by Dr. Jeremy Fox
* Outstanding Soloist: Charisma Carson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on “Summertime”

Pictured above: First Take members Milton Padilla, Kasey Domer, Annie Kemble, Charisma Carson, Lawson Roof, and Amanda Ross.