High School and Middle School Musicians Earn High Honors at Music in the Parks Festival
Both Hendrick Hudson High School and Blue Mountain Middle School student musicians traveled to Agawam, MA to participate in the Music in the Parks competition, and both achieved impressive results. The students also had the opportunity to enjoy a fun-filled day at Six Flags New England.
The high school ensembles, led by Ben Acrish, Erica Denler and Lauren Morabito, received the following ratings and places:
Wind Ensemble - Rating of SUPERIOR - 2nd place
Treble Makers - Rating of SUPERIOR - 1st place
Harmonizers - Rating of SUPERIOR - 1st place
Concert Choir - Rating of EXCELLENT - 1st place
Harmonizers - HIGHEST SCORING CHOIR OF THE DAY
Amya Davis - MOST OUTSTANDING SOLOIST
Concert Orchestra - Rating of EXCELLENT - 1st place
Chamber Orchestra - Rating of EXCELLENT - 4th place
The Blue Mountain Middle School 8th grade band, accompanied by music teacher Katherine Filatov, also traveled to Agawam, MA to perform in the Music in the Parks festival. The band’s performance earned the student musicians an Excellent rating and second place out of all the middle school bands competing. The middle school students also enjoyed their time at the Six Flags theme park.