MORRISTOWN, NJ  - Morristown High School student Arthur Wawrzyniak was among the students honored as the Mayo Performing Arts Center Music Students of the month of May for Outstanding Percussionists. Students were from Morristown, Randolph, Jefferson Township, Kinnelon and Mt. Olive.

Wawrzyniak was nominated by David Gallagher. 

"Arthur is a phenomenal percussionist who has demonstrated his talents and leadership across much of our high school music program", stated Gallagher. "He is the principal player for our wind ensemble in addition to playing in our jazz band, marching band, and winter drumline. Arthur also auditioned for several honor bands this year. He made 1st Chair for the North Jersey Area Band Symphonic band and was also accepted into the NJSMA Region I Wind Ensemble. Arthur is talented "all-around" percussionists excelling at snare, mallets, and drum set, just to name a few".

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The Music Students for the month are:

Ryan Borinski- Grade 10, Randolph High School; Randolph

Patrick Flynn - Grade 12, Jefferson Township Senior High School; Oak Ridge

James Minardi - Grade 12, Kinnelon High School; Kinnelon

Will Pertsemlidis - Grade 7, The Peck School; Morristown

Joshua Punla - Grade 7, Mount Olive Middle School; Budd Lake

Jianna Sartorio - Grade 8, Pearl R Miller School; Kinnelon

Evan Shapo - Grade 8, Randolph Middle School; Randolph

Mayo Performing Arts Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, presents a wide range of programs that entertain, enrich, and educate the diverse population of the region and enhance the economic vitality of Northern New Jersey. The 2018-2019 season is made possible, in part, by a grant the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as support received from the F.M. Kirby Foundation and numerous corporations, foundations and individuals. 

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