Five Upper School instrumentalists were selected to the 2020-2021 Connecticut Music Educators' Southern Region High School Festival for recognition in various ensembles.
Junior Bailey Smoko was selected on trumpet for the Jazz Ensemble; senior Parker Schultz was selected on alto saxophone for the Band; junior Daniel Vash was selected on flute for the Orchestra; junior Lucy Xu was selected on flute for the Band; and junior Kate Xie was selected on mallets/xylophone for the Band.
Bailey Smoko scored a perfect score on his classical trumpet audition, according to instrumental music teacher Melissa Hudson.
As a result of their selection, each musician is now eligible to audition for the 2020-2021 Connecticut All-State Festival.
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