White Hill Music Department Sweeps Music in the Parks Festival!
The White Hill Music Department is very pleased to announce the results of the Music in the Parks Festival on Saturday, May 7. Over 160 White Hill musicians performed at Vanden High School or Golden West Middle School in Fairfield along with bands, choirs and orchestras from 24 other schools. This was a record-breaking year for White Hill, as all five of our performing groups earned the highest possible rating of Superior as well as placing first in their categories.
Advanced Orchestra: Superior rating, 1st place in category, 1st place overall middle school orchestra
Concert Band: Superior rating, 1st place in category
Concert Choir: Superior rating, 1st place in category
Intermediate Orchestra: Superior rating, 1st place in category
Festival Choir: Superior rating, 1st place in category
The White Hill Middle School Music Department was also chosen, out of all 25 participating schools, to receive the festival Esprit de Corps award for excellent character and conduct. We are so proud of our student musicians for their accomplishments both on and off the stage!
White Hill Musicians' Honor Ensembles 2015-2016
A record number of White Hill musicians were selected for local, regional, and all-state honor ensembles last year!
MMEA (Marin Music Educators Association)
Honor Choir - 18
Honor Orchestra - 9
Honor Band - 5
CMEA Bay Section (Bay Area chapter of CA Music Educators Association)
Honor Band - 3
Honor Choir - 2
All-Northern (Northern CA Band Association)
Honor Band - 1
All-State (CA chapter of American Choral Directors Association and CA Band Directors Association)
Honor Choir - 7
Honor Band - 1
All White Hill bands, choirs and orchestras are funded by the YES Foundation. Thank you for your support!