WOHS wind ensemble invited to perform in Music for All National Festival

Photo Courtesy of Richard Adelsohn
West Orange High School’s wind ensemble, above, has been invited to perform in the prestigious National Concert Band Festival in Indianapolis in early March.

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School’s wind ensemble has been invited to perform at the 2017 Music for All National Festival, presented by Yamaha, the nation’s most prestigious festival for school instrumental music ensembles. The 26th annual festival will take place in Indianapolis from March 9 to 11.

WOHS wind ensemble is under the direction of Lewis Kelly and was selected to perform by a panel of esteemed music educators by recorded audition.

Music for All is one of the nation’s largest and most influential organizations advocating in support of music education. The Music for All National Festival is comprised of the National Concert Band Festival, Sandy Feldstein National Percussion Festival, Middle School National Music Festival, Chamber Music National Festival and three national honor ensembles: the Honor Band of America, the Jazz Band of America and the Honor Orchestra of America.

Festival and ticket information will be available at www.musicforall.org/festival or by calling 800-848-2263.