RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph High School junior saxophone player Chris Mantell is the winner of the Ridgewood Concert Band Youth Soloist Competition. He will perform with the Ridgewood Concert Band at its Annual Generations Concert May 12 at 8 p.m. at the West Side Presbyterian Church in Ridgewood.
The Hanover Wind Symphony has also named Chris as the recipient of its first Summer Music Camp Scholarship. He will attend the Rutgers Symphonic Wind Band & Chamber Music Camp this summer and will also perform with the Hanover Wind Symphony this fall.
“Winning first place is a fantastic feeling,” Chris said. “Performing with the Ridgewood Concert Band and Hanover Wind Symphony will help me grow as a musician.”