The Kickemuit Middle School Music Department achieved gold awards for their Concert Band, Chorus, and Jazz Band at the Great East Festivals in Derry, NH this past Friday, June 1st.
Student ensembles were adjudicated on their overall musicianship and performance as they performed two selections of contest literature for a panel of judges. The KMS Concert Band, directed by Mrs. Melissa Labonte, performed “The Invincible Warrior” by David Shaffer and “As Twilight Falls” by Robert Sheldon. The KMS Chorus, directed by Mr. Andre Arsenault, sang “O Sifuni Mungu” arr. Roger Emerson, “Jubilate Deo” by Mary Lynn Lightfoot, and “The Song that Nature Sings” by Ruth Elaine Schram. The KMS Jazz Band, directed by Mr. Jeffrey Brackett, performed “Tumbleweed Gulch” and “Sherlock’s Gone Home” by Dean Sorenson. Student soloists also showed off their improvisation skills in these songs.
Student members who went to the festival are:
Abby Ferreira, Abigail Kennedy, Adeyah Pagnozzi, Alan Aguiar, Alex Andrews, Alex Araujo, Alex Brassard, Alex Damiano, Alex Pacheco, AlexTemple, Alexia White, Ali Morreo, Alisha Brzozowy, Allie DaSilva, Allyssa Cordeiro, Alyssa Avila, Alyssa Marino, Amanda Estrela, Amanda Gomes,Amanda Vieira, Andrew Medeiros, Angel DeMelo, Angelo Stanzione, Annika Creton, Anya Walmosdorf, Ashton LaChance, Austin Medeiros, Autumn Johnson, Bastian Madsen, Ben Champigny, Ben Cloutier, Brandon Duquette, Brendan Conley, Briana Sousa, Brianna Melo, Brianna Ritoli, Brianna Wanamaker, Brittany Foster, Brittney Scott, Brooke McGreevy, Brynn McKenna, Caitlyn Machado, Caleb Dorgan, Cameron Dias, Cameron Rezendes, Candace Leonard, Carolina Suarez, Cassidy Huftalen, Catie McGee, Cecily LeBlanc, Chenelle Romero, Chris Morowitz, Christina Sinclair, Cole Kennedy, Colin Tattrie, Connor Nile, Dan Brogan, Danielle Vieira, Danny McDonough, David Marshall, Denise McCauley, Devin Vieira, Devon Lancaster, Donald Cunningham, Dylan Murphy, Elizabeth Hennen, Elizabeth Powell, Emily Cupolo, Emily Sousa, Emma Camara, Emma Sousa, Erika Silveira, Garrett Barker, Genevieve Ferrara, Grant Pierce, Gwen Ludes, Hannah Gordon, Ian Lane, Ian Malloy, Jacob Silva, Jack Ahern, James DaSilva, Jennifer Bettencourt, Jennifer Rulon, Jessica Jimenez, Jordan Abreu, Jordan Masitis, Joseph Rioux, Joshua Lee, Justin Silva, Kaelin Costa, Kaitlyn Silveira, Kalesta Barone, Karina Tavares, Katelyn Godwin, Katie Castilloux, Katie Diorio, Kayla Squatrito, Kayla Sullivan, Kaysa Shea, Kellie Banks, Kiahna Almeida, Laura Iacono, Lauren Borges, Leah Medeiros, Lilly Stephens, Lindsey Borges, Lindsey Lefebvre, Luke Cabral, Lyric Guay, Maddie Phillips, Maddie Reis, Madison Chaves, Maegan Medeiros, Makayla Reese, Malerie George, Maria Rosato, Marlene DaSilva, Max Warden, Megan Andrews, Michael Contente, Mills Sparkman, Mitchell Kenna, Molly Halpin, Morgan Allen, Morgan Kane, Olivia Cairrao, Read Ruddick, Rebeccah Trefethen, Rebekah Watrous, Rose Pansa, Ryan Vicente, Sabrina DaSilva, Sam Whitaker, Samantha Eddy, Samantha Grenier, Samantha King, Samantha Leroux, Samuel Campanella, Sara Slusarski, Sarah Hunt, Sarah Mlynek, Sarah Ricks, Sasha Loyola, Scott Goltsos, Shalynne Santos, Shane Guertin, Shantal DaPonte, Sofia Estrada, Sophia Desmaris, Spencer Mlynek, Stephanie O'Dell, Stephanie Vieira, Steven Mastriano, Sydney Pattie, Tatiana Paulino, Taylor Huftalen, Thomas Drolet, Tiara Gomes, Tiffany Brooks, Trey DiGioia, TylerMoniz, Willow Dubois, Zachary Taylor