Area Band Audition Results Are In!

Eight West Essex High School Band Students place in North Jersey Area Band Ensembles

The West Essex High School Band Program is once again well represented in the 2022 North Jersey Area Band.  Eight students successfully auditioned and will be performing at the annual concert on Saturday January 15, 2020 at 2:00pm at Mount Olive High School.  The Wind Ensemble will be conducted by Dr. Christian Wilhjelm of the New Jersey Wind Symphony, while the Symphonic Band will be led by Mr. Kenneth Adessa of Mount Olive Middle School.

The West Essex Band Boosters congratulate the following students and all those who auditioned. We applaud your determination, drive and dedication! Click here for more information on North Jersey Area Band.

  • Aidan Alberto, Sophomore – Wind Ensemble – Timpani
  • Logan Bogumil, Junior – Symphonic Band – 3rd Chair Clarinet
  • James Humphrey, Senior – Wind Ensemble – 1st Chair Bass Clarinet
  • Aidan Leifer, Sophomore – Symphonic Band – 9th Chair Trumpet
  • Jake Linnett, Junior – Symphonic Band – Baritone Saxophone
  • Gianna Lodato, Junior – Wind Ensemble – 2nd Chair Percussion
  • Andrew Marino, Senior – Wind Ensemble – 1st Chair Mallets
  • Caroline McElhannon, Senior – Wind Ensemble – Piccolo