BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Students at Bridgewater’s In-Home Piano Studio took home several trophies at the recent March 2014 Mid-Atlantic Music Teacher’s Guild Festival.
The three-day long music festival was held in Whippany. The Mid-Atlantic Music Teachers Guild was founded by professional music educators in the tri-state area to establish and maintain high professional teaching and ethical standards and more. The festival includes accordion lessons and workshops, music entertainment and more.
From the studio, Bridgewater resident Brianna Jeremiah placed third in the Violin Virtuoso Junior Category, playing a concerto by Bach. Two other students placed first with their piano duet, “Bull Dog Blues.”
Bridgewater resident Bianca Jeremiah placed fourth in the classical sax instrumental category.
Jaime Bartolette placed second in the senior musical theatre category. A first-year college student at Marymount Manhattan New York City college, Bartolette was accompanied by BRHS senior Michael Sheelar on piano.
Students Brett Jeremiah and Dean Huber played a duet, and placed first playing "Bull Dog Blues."
Finally, Alanna Huber placed fifth in the piano pop category, and placed fifth in the Junior Jazz on piano.
Also held during the festival was the MAMTG Battle of the Bands, with Bridgewater’s all girl band “The Fabettes.” The band placed second place in the competition this year.
The Fabettes are Brianna Jeremiah, Bianca Jeremiah, Paige Malone, Brett Jeremiah and Zander Scharf on drums.