Austin Gee was a student at Chester-East Lincoln School and had a
love for music before his untimely death. Austin played alto
saxophone in the band at C-EL and also sang in the chorus.
started playing saxophone in fifth grade and had a passion for music
and playing. He participated in the IMEA Regional Music Festival by
singing in the choir during his fifth-grade year and wanted to
participate again in sixth grade. Many C-EL students have been
inspired by Austin to join the music program.
Austin's Song is a scholarship fund that is being set up in his
memory. The scholarship will help out students who are interested in
joining band and will help those in need of a musical instrument by
providing that instrument for the child. The hope for the
scholarship fund is to annually award a student with a musical
To purchase advance tickets, you can contact Jerry or Jeramy at
217-732-9647. Tickets will also be available at the door.
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