Congratulations to Hopatcong High School ninth grader Amanda Sutton who auditioned for and was accepted into the Region 1 (North Jersey) Junior Region Honors Band on Saturday, February 4 held at Clifton High School.
Over 150 ninth graders competed from Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex and Warren Counties, and 70 students were selected to participate in the honors band.
She participated in five rehearsals and performed a concert on Sunday, March at Madison Junior School under the direction of David Martin, adjunct professor of music at Sussex County Community College and longtime public school music teacher. Amanda plays flute in the high school Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Marching Band, Holiday Ensemble, and Pep Band.
The 2017 Region I Concert Band Festival
- Tuesday, March 21 – Verona High School (Evening)
- Wednesday, March 22 – Parsippany Hills High School (Day)
- Hanover Park High School (Evening)
- Thursday, March 23 – Bergenfield High School (Day)
- Randolph High School (Evening)
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