HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- The Hasbrouck Heights High School and Middle School Music Department presented the final concert of the school year with the 2019 Spring Concert Wednesday night in Kiefer Auditorium.
The stage and auditorium was decorated in keeping with the "spring" theme with large flowers and colorful wall hangings. High school art Barbara Kritzer and students Alessia Chapman, Joe Ferreri, Tais Pena, Victoria Todd and Vincent Sedlmeir, painted the mural and marquee. Music parents Michelle Bischoff and Linda Byrne decorated the gym, which also doubled as an art studio for the evening, displaying students' art projects from the year.
The concert marked the final performance of 10 seniors in the music program, who were recognized for their time and devotion. Those seniors are Daniel Behrens, Erin Bischoff, Amanda Botjer, Kayla Fontalvo, Natanael Gonzalez, Brianna Kelly, Duncan McCabe, Stephen Reyes, Adam Stavash, and John Wagner.
The Jazz Band opened the program, directed by Joseph Ascolese. The group performed "Runaway Baby: arranged by Paul Murtha, and "Cut To The Chase" by Larry Burton.
The Symphonic Band was next, conducted by Carron Moroney. The group played soundtracks from recent blockbuster movies, including "Pirates Of The Caribbean" arranged by Michael Sweeney; "Black Panther" arranged by Paul Murtha, and "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" arranged by Robert Longfield.
The Concert Choir performed under the direction of Antoinette Gierut, Vocal Music teacher, along with Charlie Mezini. They sang popular likes like "Here Comes The Sun" arranged by Alan Billingsley; "59th St. Bridge(Feelin’ Groovy)" arranged by Roger Emerson, and "Don’t Stop Me Now!" arranged by Mark Brymer. The choir was joined by members of the American Sign Language Club, advised by Shannon Rodenberg, for a collaborative performance of John Lennon's "Imagine."
The program closed out with the Concert Band, with Ascolese and Student Teacher John Devries. Songs included "Reflections On A New Tomorrow" by Robert Sheldon; "Witch And The Saint" arranged by Matt Conaway; "Celtic Ritual" by John Higgins; "Neil Diamond In Concert: arranged by Ted Ricketts, and "Chanteys" by Robert Sheldon.
Flutes: Kevin Andrades, Erin Bischoff, Amanda Botjer, Emily Byrne, Michael Calabrese, Natalia Cifuentes, Brianna Kelly, Ananda Thool,
Clarinets: Marisa Ackattupathil, Denise Baquiran, Daniel Behrens, Faith Brown, Nicole Dallara, Rayne Getch, Mandeep Kaur, Veronica Legaspi, Loren Lynch, Adrianna Mandzy, Angela Ndocaj, Tejasi Thool, John Wagner
Bass Clarinet: Kiera Jandongan
Alto Saxophone: Jack Baker, Ryan Calvache, Cherlowe DeGuzman, Derek Fermin, Kayla Fontalvo, Anthony Peterson, Jared Stavash, Timothy Tran, Gabriel Valdes-Perez
Tenor Saxophone: Adam Stavash
Bari Saxophone: Luke Jimenez
Trumpet: Kristen Abrenica, John Cutrone, Gaea DePass, Dylan Gasser, Natanael Gonzalez, Brandon Govea, Henry Hahn, Param Malik, Lea Mendelson, Gary Odjourian
Trombone: Aiden Desics, Tristan Govea, Duncan McCabe,
Baritone: Stephen Reyes
Bass: Olivia Myers
Percussion: Laqueta Archibald, Heather Cali, Max Castro, Damiano De Candia, Steven Kelly, Jeffery Ober, Dany Orchid, Ray Pizzo, Erica Yau
Flute - 6th grade: Cecilia Alvarez, Olivia Bates, Nina Castellano, Anishka Chauhan, Gianna Garcia, Isabella Guida, Lily Ismail, Jaelyn Karwoski, Tommy Nilaj, Kailen Peterson, Gabriella Rodriguez, Zacharaia Turkmani
Flutes- 7th grade: Kairy Martillo, Tulsi Patel, Sarah Sedycias
Clarinets - 6th grade: Laila Collas, Madison Kata, Sophia Lara, Jennifer Long, Jacob McAllister, Angelina Rodriguez
Bass Clarinets: Kiera Jandongan, Angela Ndocaj
Clarinets - 7th grade: Brandon Ochoa, Matthew Quish, Hannah Vadakken
Saxophones - 6th grade: Trey Hansen, Alexandra Monchino, Bodhi Thool
Baritone Saxophone: Seamus Baker
Saxophones- 7th grade: Akhil Chirravuri, Madison Ejgird, Joseph Lee, Frankie Ochoa, Nicholas Prince, Isabella Reyes, Brayden Vigna
Trumpets- 6th grade: Alfonsus Agapinan, Angelo DiLaura, Brandon Karwoski, Andriy Mandzy, Aidan Morrow, Connor Ng, Louis Perdomo, Daniel Sickels
Trumpets-7th grade: Arvin Ackattupathil, Colin DeGuzman, Ryan Hopson
Baritone Horn: Patrick Sari
Percussion-6th grade: Kyle Karwoski, Maxwell Mazza, Ryan Ober, Graham Reynolds, Lilah Swalsky
Percussion-7th grade: Tyler Cappadona, Evan DeCicco, Patrick Lambe, Connor Scuilla
Keyboard: Dan Behrens
Baritone Horn: Stephen Reyes
Tenor Sax: Adam Stavash
Marisa Ackattupathil, Hassan Oats, Alejandra Afanador, Brandon Ochoa, Cecilia Alvarez, Emily Oettinger, Laqueta Archibald, Christopher Ronayne, Seamus Baker, Alexandra Roseman, Briana Berisha, Sarah Sedycias, Erin Bischoff, Meaghan Shaw, Shaniya Coleman, Jadelyn Sisco, Shanell Coleman, Samaia Singh, Laila Collas, Annabelle Swalsky, Sarah Cunningham, Sofia Toledo, Gianna Garcia, Katelyn Tutelo, Isabella Guida, Steven Kelly, Lea Lepenica, Lea Mendelson, and Olivia Myers
Alto Saxophone 1: Erin Bischoff, Ryan Calvache, Cherlowe DeGuzman, Kayla Fontalvo, Gabriel Valdes-Perez
Alto Saxophone 2: Kevin Andrades, Michael Calabrese, Kiera Jandongan, Angela Ndocaj
Tenor Sax 1: Brianna Kelly
Tenor Sax 2: Adam Stavash
Baritone Saxophone: Tejasi Thool
Trumpet 1: Brandon Govea
Trumpet 2: Kristen Abrenica
Trumpet 3: Natanael Gonzalez
Trumpet 4: John Cutrone, Gaea DePass
Trombone 1: Duncan McCabe
Trombone 2: Stephen Reyes
Trombone 3: Aiden Desics
Piano: Daniel Behrens
Bass: Olivia Myers
Drums: Ray Pizzo
Percussion: Erica Yau
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