On Saturday evening, January 19, the best and brightest high school musicians from the Connecticut Northern Region gathered to perform at New Britain High School.
This music festival is sponsored by the Connecticut Music Educators Association (CMEA.) This is a highly competitive, audition-only music festival. To earn a spot in the festival, students must practice many hours independently after coaching with their music teachers to qualify for the All-Conference ensembles. The audition music is collegiate level solo literature.
Amongst this talented group of musicians were a large number of students from Farmington High School:
Chorus: Giselle Alvarez, Daniel Bachman, Brandon Bald, Taylor Bean, Shruti Bhatia, Griffin Cecil, Sarah Ciccaglione, Nicole DiTomasso, Colin Dyson, Kate Fagan, Brian Fox, Andrew Ham, Elizabeth Hammond, James Heath-Ringrose, Mason Johnson, Yena Kang, Karley Kawiecki, Julia Klotbutcher, Jessica Lee, Sonia Limaye, Emma Mastrobattista, Montana Mellon, Anusha Mohan, Emily Mongeon, Elise Montes, Allison Prisloe,Trent Ransom, Katharine Rhee, Meghan Rigney, Sarah Rua, Andrew Sayasith, Annie Sherrill, Vivien Shi, Alexander Sieklicki, Alana Silberstein, Kyle Sopelak, Morgan St. James, Megan Stryczula, Chanwon Yoon, Caroline Zeiser, Marguaux Zimmerman
Band: Daniel Bachman, Eric Burt, Jordan DiTomasso, Eric Jiantonio, Megan Lee, Patrick Morrisey, Anne Sherrill, Mark Sims, Edward Tomasso and Katia Zoner.
Orchestra: Ben Aube, Priscilla Back, Eric Burt, Shayamal Datta, Dan Hardiman, Minori Hashimoto, Yehoon Kang, Yena Kang, Giselle Koo, Jung Kwan, John Lasley, SeungAh Lee, JingYu Li, Luann Liang, Lorrin Liang, Daniel Luo, John Mastroianni, Matthew Peterson, Andrew Prunk, Trent Ransom, Amrita Singh, Nimrita Singh, Anna Tremback, Emery Wegh, Elaine Yao, Sarah Zarmsky, Austin Zhu.
Submitted by the Farmington High School Music Department.