Music Department Accomplishments

Music Department Accomplishments

CONNECTICUT EASTERN REGIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL AUDITIONS

The Connecticut Eastern Region Festival Auditions were held November 10, 2018. Fourteen students from SWHS were selected to participate in the Eastern Region Music Festival January 4-5, 2019. These students are also eligible to audition for All-State.

Regional Band:  Samantha Donovan, Jonathan Gordon

Regional Orchestra:  Anthony Chen, Gabe Galley, Lloxci Lopez, Alexa Shepardson, William Smith, Jillian Thibodeau, Daniel Zhu

Regional Chorus:  Leah Cunha, Micaela Hanson, Joshua Lee, Marshall Nielsen, Jessica Vieira

ALL-EASTERN HONORS AUDITIONS

The National Association for Music Education will host the All-Eastern Honors Ensembles on March 6-9, 2019. This consists of over 780 students from the Eastern Seaboard of the United States. Three students from SWHS were selected to participate, based on past participation in the CT All State Festival and a lengthy audition and application process.

Gabe Galley, All-East Symphony Orchestra

Taylor Chen, All-East Symphony Orchestra

Grace Helmke, All-East Concert Band

ALL-NATIONAL HONORS AUDITIONS

National Association for Music Education hosts the All-National Honors Ensembles which were held on November 25-28, 2018. One student from SWHS was selected to participate, based on past participation in the CT All State Festival and a lengthy audition and application process.

Gabe Galley, All National Symphony Orchestra (unfortunately he was unable to attend due to illness)

Congratulations to all of the students who were selected!

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UPCOMING WINTER CONCERTS

And don’t forget our Winter Concerts! Come and support our students, who have been preparing their concert music for months, and greatly look forward to performing on stage.

Season of Song, Choral Concert: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 7:00 pm  (SOLD OUT)

Winter Band Concert: Wednesday, December 12 at 6:30 pm

Winter Orchestra Concert: Thursday, December 13 at 7:00 pm