Congratulations to our Bishop Alemany Band and Orchestra, led by our Instrumental Music Director, Ms. Jen Bellusci, who have completed their competition season, finishing this weekend with the Worldstrides on Stage Heritage Festival in Seattle. Both groups did a phenomenal job. They have had a very successful year. Here are their remarkable results from entire season:
Our orchestra received a rating of Superior and band received a rating of Excellent.
Forum Music Festival Invitational:
Band was awarded gold 1st place, orchestra was awarded gold 1st place, with both band and orchestra's combined scores we received the Sweepstakes trophy, (the overall winner of the entire competition).
Worldstrides on Stage: Band received gold 1st place, orchestra received gold 1st place. Our band received a trophy for highest scoring band. Our orchestra received a trophy for highest scoring orchestra. The Maestro Award went to Chris Edwards for outstanding individual performance, and the Ovation Award went to Rodney Collins. Band and orchestra's combined scores won them the Sweepstakes trophy. Orchestra received the Adjudicator's Award for achieving an exceptionally high score.