Whitman Concerts Open Holiday Season

Walt Whitman High School was full of festive music and holiday cheer with each night of performances.  thumbnail149179
Walt Whitman High School was full of festive music and holiday cheer with each night of performances.
Music Director Frank Yolango opened the first evening of the winter concert series with his Concert Orchestra. thumbnail149180
Music Director Frank Yolango opened the first evening of the winter concert series with his Concert Orchestra.
The Voices of Whitman included a number of students with NYSSMA All-State and NYSCAME All-County recognitions.  thumbnail149181
The Voices of Whitman included a number of students with NYSSMA All-State and NYSCAME All-County recognitions.
It was such fun welcoming back alumni to join in on the last tune of the evening with Matt Hoffman’s Wind Ensemble.  thumbnail149182
It was such fun welcoming back alumni to join in on the last tune of the evening with Matt Hoffman’s Wind Ensemble.
 

Walt Whitman High School hosted their Winter Concert series on three special evenings the week prior to the anticipated holiday winter break. Each night featured the high school’s most talented musicians, spreading holiday cheer in traditional fashion. On the first evening, Walt Whitman’s Concert and Symphonic Orchestras opened the series with a number of festive tunes, welcoming Whitman’s talents choir groups on the second night, and closing out with band performances featuring alumni who came to take the stage one more time to take part in the holiday tradition.

 

WALT WHITMAN HIGH SCHOOL ORCHESTRA
Frank Yolango-Music Director

CONCERT ORCHESTRA
Violin I- Sarah Samancz $, Magaly Garay, Angelina Todaro, Vladimir Gaberman, Gianna Paul, Jadelyn Cho, Aiden Lucas, Ariel Neirs, Sophia Engoran, Nicholas Abrescia, Emma Boccone, Abner Cruz Lopez, Gabriella Linares, Eman Khursand, Jason Parada, and James Steigerwald.
Violin II- Alexa Dikeakos*, Jewel Salvador, Priceyla Alberto Reyes, Jack Weinhofer, Isabelle Geribon Sass, Grace Knakal, Mary Balogun, Kyle Haritonidcs, Kaylee Gomez Sanchez, Guadalupe Cruz, Andrea Vigil Morales, Hamza Amin, Daniela Ferrera Molina, Kaiet Coraizaca, Alexander Torres, and Christian Page.
Viola- Molly Dugan*, Cortney LaBella, Shelene Farquharson, Emily Garcia Maldonado, Edwin Franco, Evelyn Wang, Janeth Saravia, and Ella Palmieri.
Cello- Alexis Galant*, Serena Heddell, Daralyn Alicea, Aaron Jurrist, Adrian Spencer, Andrew Noonan, and Ryder Hartman.
Bass- Ryan Proce*, Nicholas Aramburu, and Tyler Mezadurian

SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA
Violin I- Katherine Miata $, Valeria Bruzual, Ryan Davis, Noah Ramos, Annelise Campo, Amanda Riha, Jasmine Thai, Erin Torres, Rachel Smith, Riley Turner, Hailey Dearborn, Samantha Carey, Mikaila Rattazzi, Alyssa Katwala, and Subhana Zafar.
Violin II- Paige Kessler, Sophia Sieli, Adriana DePrisco, Lana Maniatis, Isabella Dinulescu, Cassandra Dinulescu, Katie Block, Julia Posillico, Jack O’Loughlin, Liam Curtin, Faith Stone, Sebastian Castillo, Sarah Clopper, and Madison Ewart.
Viola- Jillian Jobson*, Brianna Hansen, Ashli Wuss, Juliana Nguyen, and Dayhana Herrera.
Cello- Julia Rinaldi*, Eliot Yoon, Pamerla Carey, Matthew Bown, Owe Banting, Marc Malafrone, Juliana Sgaraglio, Olivia Martinez, Abigail Tavera, Brayan Carbajal Prez, and Beineon Portmore Davies.
Bass- Jordan Henkel* and Ethan Shapiro

$-Denotes Concertmaster
*-Denotes Section Leader

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WALT WHITMAN HIGH SCHOOL WINTER CHOIR
Mr. Steven Altinel, Director
Mr. Craig Coyle, Accompanist

THE VOICES OF WHITMAN
Soprano - Kaylen Born, Sanai Browne,Haylee Caserta, Juliana Chiriboga^, Sara Crapanzano^, Lorraine Jean Pierre, Victoria Fiorelli, Alexandra Garden, Janna Garden^,Salma Laraki, Jennifer Lemus, Daniella Padinha, Rena Shapiro*^, Faith Stone, and Ashley Winch.
Alto - Kaitlyn Allen, Marisa Bobal, Nyara Choudhury, Jaelynn Cruz, Gloribel Franco, Maria Garcia, TaTianna Lane, Anabelle Muellers, Isabella Parlante, Chelsea Perry, Juliana Sgaraglio*^, Eliana Simanoff, Emily Teplansky, Barbara Tripi, and  Yasly Velasquez.
Tenor - Garrison Bouchard-Ferdon,Tyler Daniel, Alexander Glatzle, Alex Joshi, William Lemus, Dalton Marzigliano, Blake Morang, Tamoor Nawaz, and  Christopher Umana
Bass - Ziyad Choudry, Billy Collins,Brian Dammer, Erik Dye, Brendan Kispert^, Gil Siegler Layhoylahoy, Jason Maldonado Gonzalez, Hunter Millman, Joshua Muellers*^, Raymond Nazario Jr., and Ryan Rowe.
NYSSMA All State*
NYSCAME All County^

President - Juliana Chiriboga
Vice President - Sara Crapanzano
Treasurer - Janna Garden

WHITMAN CHORALE
Soprano - Haylee Caserta, Juli Chiriboga, Janna Garden, Salma Laraki, Rena Shapiro, and Faith Stone
Alto - Victoria Fiorelli, Gloribel Franco, Lorraine Jean-Pierre, Jordan Logue, Chelsea Perry, Juliana Sgaraglio.
Tenor - Tyler Daniel, Alex Glatzle, Alex Joshi, Dalton Marzigliano, and Tamoor Nawaz
Bass - Joseph Cenzoprano, Ziyad Choudry, Billy Collins, Brendan Kispert, and Raymond Nazario.

TREBLE CHOIR
Soprano - Haylee Caserta,Juli Chiriboga, Julia Crapanzano, Sarah Daniels, Victoria Fiorelli, Alexandra Garden, Janna Garden, Vicki Granados, Lorraine Jean-Pierre, Salma Laraki,  Natalia Lutz  Rena Shapiro, Destiny Soto, and Faith Stone.
Alto - Kaitlyn Allen, Jordan Badalamenti, Alexa Beaubrun, Marisa Bobal, Jess Diaz, Gloribel Franco, Jordan Logue, Anna Maguire, Alana Marzigliano, Anabelle Muellers, Chelsea Perry, Emily Rollman, Juliana Sgaraglio, Eliana Simanoff, Erin Torres, and Gianna Vozza.

CONCERT CHOIR
Soprano - Angelina Akdas, Hannah Albert, Jordan Badalamenti*, Denise Carrillo, Julia Crapanzano*, Sarah Daniels, Vicki Granados Ortiz, Natalia Lutz*, Lilyonna Morales, Vanessa Reyes, Emily Rollman*, Jamie Saravia Viloria, and Destiny Soto
Alto - Haseena Ahmed, Alexa Beaubrun, Jessica Diaz, Sofia Espineli, Husna Halimi, Jordan Logue, Anna Maguire, Alana Marzigliano, Simal Chaudhry, Wilbensa Guirand, Nancy Moreno, Julianne Panarello, Samantha Regalado, Monica Sorto,Jennifer Velasquez Sorto, and Monica Zhong
Tenor - Kaylem Archibald, Gavin Bermudez, Adam Fisch, Christopher Matthews, Edilson Palma Romero, Edward Pena, Lukas Rosa, Ryan Saslaw, and Lucas Schwandtner
Bass - Carlos Banegas, Joseph Cenzoprano, Joseph Costello, Jonathan Cruz, Gonzalez, Mason Greco, Zachary Margolin, Ahmir Montour, Emerson Perez, and Quinlan Sellars

SCMEA Vocal Jazz*

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WALT WHITMAN HIGH SCHOOL CONCERT BAND, WIND ENSEMBLE, AND JAZZ BAND
Matthew Hoffman – Conductor

JAZZ BAND
Alto Sax - Lauren Gotard, Esteban Maraboli, and Kristiane DiMaulo.
Tenor Sax - Benjamin Joseph, Michael Deitch, and Liam Hill.
Bari Sax -  Will Schiller
Trombones - Tyler Meyer, Dylan Vincent, Kira Steffen, Jordan Logue, and Marcus Zagorski
Trumpets - Julianna Licona, Justin Grillo, Jake Salerno, and Andrew Markell.
Guitar - Liam Curtin, and Marc Malafronte
Bass - Max Peretson
Piano - Logan Slansky
Drums - Corinne DeRosa, Max Peretson, and John Andreoni

WIND ENSEMBLE
Piccolo/Flute - Angela Shedlow
Flute - Gabrielle Bausano, Emmy Bitonti, Isabella Delfico, Dana Keogler, Emily Murphy, Nicole Rapacciuolo, Kristen Salas, Ben Schlansky, and Melanie Yodice.
Oboe - Daniel Monterroso
Bassoon/Oboe - Liam Hill
Clarinet - Armany Alfaro, Thomas Baranowski, Natalie Bausano, Jessica Castagna, Kristy Chillemi, Abby Dinstell, Aidan Garemani, Olivia Macchiarola,Matthew Masaya, Esteban Maraboli, Emily Riha, and Emma Tuohy.
Bass Clarinet - Danny Donovan, Bianca Isernia
Alto Sax - Nick Arthur, Lauren Gotard, Leo Musitano, and Daniel Schlansky.
Tenor Sax - Ben Joseph, Saul Ramos, and Nohl Schwandtner
Bari Sax - Michael Deitch, and Will Schiller.
French Horn - William Barraco, Jack Fallon, Gabe Kaloo, Joshua Muellers, and Aarav Shah.
Trumpet - Thomas Breaton, Ryan Gannon, Justin Grillo, Julianna Licona, Andrew Markell, Jake Salerno, Chris Scortichini, and Riley Zalbert.
Trombone - Tyler Meyer,Paul Schiller, and Dylan Vincent.
Euphonium - Bradley Guiteau, Amonullah Sadiq, and Kira Steffen.
Tuba - Jordan Logue, and Wendell Saint Jean.
Percussion - Josh Alms, John Andreoni,Billy Collins,Corinne DeRosa, Joe Gurba,Scott Martin,Max Peretson,Logan Slansky, Martin Stone, and Caleb Sullivan.

CONCERT BAND
Flute/Piccolo - Gianna Vozza
Flute -  Kate Buckshaw, Sofia Caporusso, Adia Estevez, Sienna Guerrero, Maggie Lahm, Angelena Nguyen, Suzanne Phili,p Alexa Rapacciuolo, and Nicole Yerys.
Clarinet - Kaitlyn Barraco, Ella Brower, Alyssa Burke, Chelsea Carino, David Davy, Amanda Esposito, Simeon Kwak, Jayda Lundy Powell, Jamal Marseille, Jonathan Matthews, Victoria Pascrell, Alivia Shaikh, Matthew Tuohy, and Diego Villarreal.
Bass Clarinet - Javier Figueroa
Contrabass Clarinet - Jack Cloonan
Alto Sax -  Alex Bogdani, Leonardo Castro, Joshua Chandre, Kristiane DiMaulo, Carly Mineo, and Dominic Repetti.
Tenor Sax - Anthony Collado
Trumpet - John Addis, Armaan Bakshi, Thomas Bass, Luke Davis, Jacob Erwin, Patrick Soulias, Samantha Unger, and Carly Zimmer
Horn - Ahmad Elfeky, Arianna Gonzalez, Elizabeth Schreiber, and Kristell Sobalvarro Perez
Trombone - Jacob Gillet and Marcus Zagorski.
Euphonium - Kiera Adams and Jaden Pierre
Tuba - Brian Portillo Melgar
Percussion - Adelhrany Georges, Anna Maguire, Anthony Maida, Kenyon Miles, Colin Murphy, Domenick Pastore, Grayson Slansky, Frederick Steenson, and Anthony Verola.

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