March 21, 2013 at 5:55 PM
WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange High School Ninth Grade Band, Concert Band, Symphonic Winds, and Wind Ensemble were all medal winners Tuesday night at the Region I Concert Band Festival held at Verona High School! The NJ State Concert Band Festival is held throughout northern, central, and southern New Jersey during the month of March.
Ninth Grade Band – Silver Rating
Concert Band – Silver Rating
Symphonic Winds – Silver Rating
Wind Ensemble – Gold Rating, Outstanding Woodwind Section, Outstanding Brass Section, Outstanding Percussion Section
Outstanding Soloist Awards:
Ventura Simmons, Flute
Kylie Wiegel, Piccolo
Isabel Kaspriskie, French Horn
The Wind Ensemble will represent Region I (North Jersey) in the New Jersey State Concert Band Gala Concert, to be held at Rutgers University on Sunday, May 5, 2013. The top fourscoring bands from each region of the state (North, Central, and South) will perform, with the WOHS Wind Ensemble proudly representing West Orange in this prestigious event forthe sixth consecutive year.Information on the State Gala Concert and the West Orange High School Bandscan be found at: wohs.woboe.org/Music/WOHSBand.