11 WHS Musicians Selected for CJMEA Region II Band

Eleven student musicians from Westfield High School will perform with the Central Jersey Music Educators Association (CJMEA) Region II Band in January, after rigorous auditions that included the top musical talent from high schools in Hunterdon, Monmouth, Mercer, Somerset, Middlesex and Union counties.

 Selected to perform with the CJMEA Region II Band are:

  • Kailey Zhao – Bassoon
  • Aprina Wang – French Horn
  • Valerie Chang – Oboe
  • Tia Lemberg – Oboe
  • Ian Gurland – Percussion
  • Robert Strauss – Piccolo
  • Conor Daly - Trombone
  • Austin Chen - Trumpet
  • Duncan Cook – Trumpet
  • Karl Peter – Trumpet
  • Max Tennant - Trumpet

 "We are extremely proud of the accomplishments of these 11 dedicated musicians. The process for preparing for a region band audition begins in May and each one of these students showed an extreme amount of dedication to their instrument throughout that process,” says WHS Director of Bands Christopher Vitale. “We are excited for them to represent our school and band program at this year's region concerts and wish them the best of luck in their all-state audition in mid-January."

 

Source: Westfield Public Schools