Saxophone player earns spot in All-State band




He studies jazz and plays the saxophone in his free time.

Picking the saxophone six years ago seemed like a good choice for Evan Ward, a Whiteland Community High School junior. He wanted to be in band, so he chose the instrument along with the marimba in percussion.

In the saxophone, Ward found one of his musical passions: jazz.

“The saxophone seemed cool and simple,” he said.

And he has been chosen as one of the top jazz players in the state. Ward has been selected to the Indiana All-State Jazz band.

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