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D-89 band director receives Note of Excellence award

Published: Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 9:00 a.m. CST • Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014 4:32 a.m. CST

GLEN ELLYN – Glenbard South High School freshman Matthew Sampey (left) congratulates Community Consolidated School District 89 Band Director Lev Garbar for receiving the 2014 Note of Excellence award for music inspiration at the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra’s annual gala Feb. 1 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago.

Matthew nominated his former teacher for the honor.

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