JHS Musicians Chosen for Conference All-State Ensemble

Seven JHS musicians were recently chosen to participate in the NYSSMA Conference All-State Band and Chorus: Sydney Deppas (trumpet), Amelia Dolce (French horn), Cameron Hurst (voice), Matthew Leon (euphonium) and Paige Stafford (clarinet). Sonia Angeli (voice) and Ben Russo (trombone) were chosen as alternates.

The JHS students attended rigorous auditions with hundreds of other students from across New York State to be chosen for this honor. The students will travel to the NYSSMA Conference in Rochester, NY in December to participate in rehearsals and performances with other Conference All-State honorees.

“Being selected into a NYSSMA Conference All-State ensemble is the highest honor an individual music student can receive in New York,” said JHS Band Director Meghan Murray. “I could not be more proud of these exceptionally talented students. They have all worked extremely hard for many years to get to this point. I know they will represent our music program, school, and community well in Rochester.”

posted on 09/21/2015 - filed under: Academics, JHS, Music, Spotlight, Students