The Westfield High School Wind Ensemble made history in April participating for the first time in the New Jersey State Band Gala. 

After placing in the top two ensembles at a region festival held in March, the WHS Wind Ensemble was one of six high school bands in New Jersey invited to attend the 20th Annual Gala held on April 30 at the College of New Jersey. Under the direction of WHS music teachers, Chris Vitale and Trevor Sindorf, the WHS Wind Ensemble performed The Gladiator March-John Philip Sousa, Variations on America- Charles Ives, and Celebrations- John Zdechlik. 

The other five high schools invited to the premier concert this year were West Orange, Bergenfield, JP Stevens in Edison, Clearview Regional in Gloucester County, and Absegami in Galloway Township, Atlantic County.