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West Orange Wind Ensemble Chosen for Prestigious Festival; WOHS to Host Send-Off Concert Tuesday

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INDIANAPOLIS, ID – West Orange High School Wind Ensemble from was recently invited to perform at the 2017 Music for All National Festival, presented by Yamaha, the nation’s most prestigious festival for school instrumental music ensemble.

The 26th annual festival will take place in Indianapolis, March 9-11. West Orange Public Schools and the West Orange High School Department of Visual and Performing arts invite the community to a free send-off concert for the group on Tuesday, March 7 at the high school.

Under the direction of Lewis Kelly, whe WOHS Wind Ensemble is was selected to perform by a panel of esteemed music educators by recorded audition.

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Music for All is one of the nation’s largest and most influential organizations advocating in support of music education. The Music for All National Festival is comprised of the National Concert Band Festival, Sandy Feldstein National Percussion Festival, Middle School National Music Festival, Chamber Music National Festival and three national honor ensembles: the Honor Band of America, the Jazz Band of America, and the Honor Orchestra of America.

To support the wind ensemble, visit www.wohsmusic.org and click on the yellow “DONATE” button.

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