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West Orange High School Musicians Receive Gold and Silver Ratings


WEST ORANGE, NJ - All four curricular bands at West Orange High School again medaled in the annual Region Concert Band Festival held at Verona High School on March 21.

The Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Winds received gold ratings and the Ninth Grade Band and Concert Band received silver ratings.

Senior flute player Abigail Klausner received an Outstanding Soloist award and the Wind Ensemble woodwind was awarded Outstanding Woodwind Section.

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"Our bands performed at an extremely high level during competition and the judges were blown away by the quality of all four," said Director Lew Kelly.

On March 24, Kelly was notified that the Wind Ensemble was selected to perform as one of the top four bands to represent Region I (North Jersey) in the NJ State Concert Band Gala, to be held at The College of New Jersey on April 30.

"The Wind Ensemble is honored to have been chosen to be part of the Gala for the tenth consecutive year," said Kelly. 

The West Orange High School Wind Ensemble recently performed at the Music For All Festival in Indianapolis, which is considered to be the nation’s most prestigious festival for school instrumental-music ensemble. Click HERE for story.

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -  The body of a 67-year-old man was recovered in upper Montclair on Friday morning near Toney's Brook in the area of upper Mountain Avenue training station.

Responding officers suspect that the man may have suffered from a medical emergency while walking toward the bus stop around 11 p.m. Thursday night. 

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