JFK Middle School students chosen for regional festival concert
Eleven JFK Middle School students are headed to a regional festival concert hosted by the Massachusetts Music Educators Association.
Chosen in Dec. 1 auditions at Westfield State University, the students will be performing March 16 at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Fine Arts Center. Some 500 students auditioned for the MMEA’s junior district festival, said Claire Williams, JFK’s band director.
JFK students chosen to perform next month are flute, Anna Tidswell; clarinet, Sophia Renauld, Tyler Rockenfield; bassoon, Emma Dennis-Knieriem; French horn, Ian Fishman, Aoife McBride; violin, Sydney White, Morgan Menzyk, Ariana Aquilino; cello, Liam McBride; and chorus, Brendan McBride.
— BARBARA SOLOW