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BR Band Wins Award

By: Michaela Brennan/Sophomore Writer

BR band director Vincent LoRusso and the BR band were recently awarded the Citation of Excellence from the National Band association.

“Since my arrival at Blue Ridge, the students of our program have been focused on learning and performing with a high level of expectation.  After several years, their hard work has produced quality results that are being recognized regionally.  I couldn’t be more proud of them – and excited to see what the future brings,” said LoRusso.

According to LoRusso, as part of the award, the band will perform an ensemble at Marywood University on Saturday, December 6th at 1 p.m.

The following BR students were chosen to perform:

Sean Argust

Cole Auckland

Devon Colwell

Parker Dissinger

Kelsey Gentile

Tommy Gudykunst

Sierah Guzy

Kristen Henley

Julian Kupst

Gwen MacConnell

Garrett Mansfield

Sequoia Marriot

Courtney Randall

Miranda Woosman

Other area bands scheduled to play at the event are the Pocono Mountain East and Wyoming area High School Bands.


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