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PMEA Musicians 2014!!!


Congratulations to the Wilmington Area Greyhound Band students who will be participating in the PMEA All-State Festival in Hershey, Pennsylvania this week:
All-State Orchestra – Jarod Forsythe, Senior, French Horn
All-State Band – Luke Lofton, Junior, Clarinet
Sarah Schwenke, Sophomore, French Horn
Luke Wildauer, Junior, Tuba
All-State Chorus – Josh Bonnici, Senior

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Jarod Forsythe to represent Wilmington at the PMEA District Orchestra Festival

PMEA Orchestra Festival Concert

Friday, January 24, 2014 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM 

Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts

IUP will host this year’s regional Pennsylvania Music Educators Association’s Orchestra Festival January 22-24, 2014. As the finale to this festival, PMEA will present students from approximately 30 high schools from western Pennsylvania in a concert under the direction of Jason Worzbyt. Tickets are $5 each and will be available at the door only.

Jarod Forsythe, senior French Horn will be participating in this festival.

Congratulations, Jarod!!

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Upcoming Wilmington Band/Chorus/Music Events!

 Thursday, 12/05/2013: 5th & 6th grade Christmas Chorus Concert @ WAHS @ 7:30pm
 Friday, 12/06/2013: New Wilmington Christmas Parade @ 6:30pm
 Sunday, 12/08/2013: Youngstown Symphony Youth Orchestra Concert, 4:00pm @ Powers Auditorium in Youngstown, Ohio. Band member Gideon Zoeller is in this ensemble.
 Tuesday, 12/10/2013: 5th & 6th grade band Christmas concert @ WAHS @ 7:30pm
 Wednesday, 12/11/2013: 7th-12th grade band Christmas concert @ WAHS @ 7:30pm
 Thursday, 12/12/213: Greyhound Band Applebee’s Day ALL DAY @ Neshannock Applebee’s on Wilmington Road.
 Saturday, 12/14/2013: PMEA District 5 Honors Band Concert at Westminster Orr Auditorium @ 2:00pm. Band members participating: Gideon Zoeller, Luke Wildauer, Eliana Swerdlow, Sarah Schwenke, Luke Lofton, Jarod Forsythe, Tyler Deemer and Josh Bonnici
 Tuesday, 12/17/2013: 7th-12th grade Chorus Christmas Concert @ WAHS @ 7:30pm

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9 Greyhound Band Members make Honors Band!

Congratulations to ALL of the WAHS band students who auditioned for the annual Honors Band!  Everyone did a fantastic job!

A special congratulations to the following students who were selected:
  • Elizabeth Deemer
  • Gideon Zoeller
  • Luke Lofton
  • Jarod Forsythe
  • Sarah Schwenke
  • Lydia Booher
  • Luke Wildauer
  • Joshua Bonnici – principal chair
  • Justin Krupa – principal chair

Concert will be at 2pm on Saturday, December 8 at Westminster College’s Orr Auditorium.

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District 5 2012-2013 Honors Band

Here is a quick update on this years honors Band:

  • Honors Band (District 5) November 2012
  • Location:  Westminster College
  • Auditions: November (TBA)
Here is the list (PDF) of the audition pieces.  Here is a link to the PMEA Band website for future reference.
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