Congratulations to the Cherry Hill High School West music students for their stellar showing at the Washington DC Music Festival on May 6. West Singers, Men of Note, Chamber Singers, and Fermata all took first place in their category with Superior Ratings, while the Symphonic Choir received an Excellent Rating.
The Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble also took first place honors in their divisions with Superior Ratings. Chamber Singers, Jazz Ensemble and Wind Ensemble won the Best Overall trophies for obtaining the highest scores. Individually, Michael Lazarow won a medal as the Outstanding Vocal Soloist, Donvan Dunoff won a medal as the Outstanding Accompanist (via Beat Box!) and Miles Smith won a medal as the Outstanding Jazz Soloist. The Jazz Ensemble scored a 99 out of 100 from one judge and 98 out of 100 from the other, marking the highest national score the West Jazz Ensemble has ever earned.
West's Spring Vocal Concert will take place on Thursday, May 18 at 7 pm. The Instrumental "Pops" Concert will take place on Wednesday, May 31 at 7 pm. Both shows are free of charge and open to the public.