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New Jersey Youth Symphony Jazz Program Awards Full Scholarships to Six Westfield Students

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The New Jersey Youth Symphony (NJYS) announced today that it has awarded full scholarships to six Westfield students: Jack Garrow, tenor saxophone; Ben Mizrach, alto saxophone; Ben Kevelson, baritone saxophone; Josh Markowitz, bass guitar; Lucy Riter, drums; and Catherine Moore, piano, all received scholarships after auditioning for the NJYS Jazz Quorum, an ensemble for advanced players focusing on improvisation, ensemble interplay and live performances.

The Jazz Quorum will perform throughout the year at a variety of events including the Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts’ “Making Music Count” Gala on Feb. 23, 2018 at the Madison Hotel in Morristown. All six scholarship recipients attend Westfield High School.

For more information on the NJYS Jazz Program, call 908-771-5544 or online at www.NJYS.org.

 

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