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Wednesday April 24th, 2013

Posted at 11:00am

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This past weekend, the Assumption High School Jazz Band placed first in the Festivals of Music Competition in New York City while the Concert band placed second at the Competition.

This International competition featured several groups from all over North America.

“I am extremely proud of how our students handled themselves with respect, humility, and grace. One of the judges even commented on the fact that our students were in it for the right reasons.” stated Mr. Zanier music teacher of the both the regular music program and the International Baccalaureate Music Program as well as leading the concert, jazz and choir was very pleased.

Last week at the Symphonic Youth Society’s Regional MusicFest at Essex High School both bands received Gold Medals and Christian Vegh was named Top Musician Jazz Ensemble.

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