Forty-nine Westborough High School student musicians have been accepted into the Central District Music Educators Association festival.
These students prepared an audition that was performed in front of a qualified adjudactor on November 17th at Wachusett High School. They were chosen from well over 1000 students who auditioned for the event.
Students in the CDMMEA band, orchestra, chorus and jazz ensemble will rehearse at Wachusett Regional High School on Wednesday, January 16th and Friday, January 18th at Wachusett Regional High School. The dress rehearsal and concert will be at Mechanics Hall in Worcester on Saturday, January 19th. This will be a sold out concert and advance tickets are strongly suggested!
In addition, 29 WHS students also received an All-State Recommendation and will have the opportuntiy to audition for acceptance into the 2013 MMEA All-State Festival ensembles.
Participants are as follows:
Benjamin Anderson – cello, Joseph Aronson – alto saxophone *, Mark Aronson – clarinet, Sidhant Athilat – tuba *, Irene Benites – voice, John Byrne – bassoon *, Kate Burgess – string bass *, Joshua Chen – cello, Alex DeFiore – French horn *, Maria Dupree – viola, Sarah Foley – voice *, Tamar Gelber – voice *, Benedict Hensley – voice *, Robert Herstedt – voice, Andrew Hyde – cello *, Urvya Iyer – violin *, Alison Kerr – voice, Kevin Lai – voice, Christopher LaMountain – voice *, Colleen Larkin – flute *, Kerry Larkin – trumpet *, David Lookwhy – cello, Nathan Lookwhy – violin *, Jeffrey MacDougall – tuba *, Julia Marcus – voice, Rachel Marcus – clarinet *, Daniel Moon – violin, Mihir Murthi – trombone *, Koya Nakata – voice, Julya Pearis – viola *, Catherine Raissipour – voice *, Joel Reske – voice *, Caleb Ricardi – clarinet, Michayla Savitt – voice, Jesse Scheinbart – voice *, Varun Shankavaram – voice *, Deepinder Singh – percussion *, Aliya Slayton – clarinet, Aniruudh Somasundaram – string bass *, Vicky Song – violin *, Susannah Speed – voice, Robert Stout – violin, Enya Truong – viola *, Julie Upham – voice, Gregory Waite – trumpet *, Matthew Zettler – jazz trumpet *, Bryan Zheng – violin *, Richard Zhu – violin
*Denotes All-state recommendation