Spring Concerts Hit the High Note

The Concert Orchestra got the evening off to a great start with three selections including “Rhythmical Transformations,” “Celtic Roots,” and “Variations on a Well Known Sea Chanty.”
The Concert Orchestra got the evening off to a great start with three selections including “Rhythmical Transformations,” “Celtic Roots,” and “Variations on a Well Known Sea Chanty.”
The Concert Orchestra Violin section featured 35 musicians that when combined with the rest of the orchestra created a powerful sound.
The Concert Orchestra Violin section featured 35 musicians that when combined with the rest of the orchestra created a powerful sound.
Soprano Sarah Heppler captured the audience with her solo performance of ‘Over The Rainbow.”
Soprano Sarah Heppler captured the audience with her solo performance of ‘Over The Rainbow.”
Alto singer Olivia Banting and tenor Samuel Hoffman were soloists in the performance of ‘It Take a Village.”
Alto singer Olivia Banting and tenor Samuel Hoffman were soloists in the performance of ‘It Take a Village.”
Like an exclamation point at the end of a sentence, the Brass section of the Concert Band lends a familiar and powerful component to the “Gallant Marines March.”
Like an exclamation point at the end of a sentence, the Brass section of the Concert Band lends a familiar and powerful component to the “Gallant Marines March.”
The Clarinet section of the Concert Band led the way in a selection of music from the familiar ‘The Lion King.
The Clarinet section of the Concert Band led the way in a selection of music from the familiar ‘The Lion King."

We are in the midst of spring concert time, and our talented high school performing groups, under the direction of Mr. Deitz. Mr. Yolango, and Mr. Altinel, are taking to the stage this week to display the products of their talents and efforts.  Congratulations to the following students who put on an incredible display of talent this past Monday evening:

Concert Orchestra - Frank Yolango-Music Director

VIOLIN I: David Calliendo, Natalie Dunn, Jasmine Erfan, Tara Edouard, Alison Calzada, Mara Keen, Chloe Blumberg, Ilana Desmond, Scott McEntee, Christie Franz, Danielle Barbarito, Siam Ahmed, Serah Carbon, Emma Dunn, Johnique Aiken, Kyla Magrane, Vanessa Guardado, Stephanie Jean.  VIOLIN II: Valentina Mendez, Lauren Brown, Christina Diffley, Lindsay Bayley, Lauren Wesch, Ally Gottessman, Leanna Vergis, Josue Velasquez, Lily Pelliccia, Sydney McCrea, Jason Girard, Tiffany Cheun, Sofia Cruz-Gomez, Christopher Bamburger, Katherine Hernandez, Michelle Jiang, Mariella Suarez. VIOLA: Lauren Ragone, Grace Noonan, Melissa Konakli, Kathleen Dugan, Timothy Jobson, Amanda Tobin, Emily Petrone, Aksa Qureshi, Kristen Conroy, Tajear Farquharson, Michael Seitz, Joseph Van Gostein, Daniella Pasquarello, Meaghan Liegey, Robert Leonick. CELLO: Brittney Salerno, Rachel Vaughn, Charles Rutolo, Joanne Nguyen, Alexandra Sherry, Karthikeyian Mayilvahanan. BASS: Jaelin Trench, Matthew Bromschwig, Justin Ullman, Joshua Joseph, Anthony Christopher.

 

Concert Band - Allan Deitz, Director

FLUTES: Ife Adebola, Olivia Biederman, Desiree Chouinard, Bailey Dye, Holly Fontanetta, Erin Haddock, Elizabeth Havjar, Sarah Kim, Kiersten O’Rourke, Shailee Patel, Kaitlyn Riha Amina Sadiq, Shannon Yodice CLARINETS: Kristen Coletti, Christina Corry, Allison DiStasi, Leanne Haddock, Danielle Harris, Nellie Klein, Katie Latko, Catherine Ledbetter, Timothy Mahadeo, Tyler Malone, Andrew Martin, Kelly O’Neill OBOE: Maelyn Latko BASS CLARINET: Steven Nappi ALTO SAXOPHONES: Kristy Campana, Kelvin Colato-Velez, Katie Hoppe, Erin MacLeod, Anthony Pray, Natalie Zakrzewski TENOR SAXOPHONES: Kayla Campana, Cayleigh DelGado BARITONE SAXOPHONE: Leevon Black  TRUMPETS: Thomas Brostowin, Max Eidinoff, Paul Follo, Matthew Haddock, Justin Joachim, Matthew Kaputa, Ryan King, Miles Lewis, Michael Naughton, Clifford Sweezy, Bijan Tabibzada, Perry Tripi, Alec Wurtz FRENCH HORNS: Grace Kongevold, Sara Lopez, Joseph Thyer, Matthew Torres TROMBONES: Christopher Babinski, Samson Grimm, Aiden Smyth EUPHONIUMS: Michael Bottini, Joe Kaye, Johnathan Lew, Graham Lunt, Brenda Mendez, Sean Smyth TUBA: Jack Anest PERCUSSION: Daniel Abbruzzese, Joshua Berger, Vanessa Brown, Erin Collins, Correy Pearlman, Matthew Ruiz, Matthew Stampfel.

 

Whitman Chorale - Mr. Steven Altinel, Director

SOPRANO:  Heather Aadal, Caitlin Dermody, Lauren Giglio, Sarah Heppler, Marina Kopf, Jess Menditto ALTO: Olivia Banting, Adrienne Cantave, Kelsey DeRosa, April Fallon, Megan Lo, Alyssa Torchon TENOR: Trevor Ewald, Delaney Guiliano, Samuel Hoffman, Michael Jackson, Kalif Jones, Brandon Scott BASS: Patrick Canniff, Thomas Foley, Gregory Josenhans, Derek Lap, Nicholas Magnus, Carlos Villatoro.

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