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Roxbury Percussionists Participate in NJPAS Day of Percussion

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Roxbury Percussionists Participate in NJPAS Day of Percussion 

Roxbury Percussionists Participate in NJPAS Day of Percussion

ROXBURY, NJ (November 1, 2019) – Roxbury High School percussion students recently performed at the New Jersey Percussive Arts Society Day of Percussion at William Paterson University. The day began with masterclass presentations on snare drum, drum Roxbury Percussionists Participate in NJPAS Day of Percussion set, mallet percussion, and more. 

Later, the students performed for an audience and a panel of adjudicators and afterward received feedback regarding their performance. 

Students from the Honors Wind Symphony performed Mosaics by Jared Spears and the students in the Symphony Band performed Drums Galore by Anthony Cirone. 

The two percussion ensembles will perform their pieces at the upcoming RHS Fall Instrumental Chamber Music Concert on Tuesday, November 19th at 7 p.m. in the Roxbury High School auditorium at 1 Bryant Drive in Succasunna. 

PHOTO ATTACHED (courtesy of Roxbury High School)

  • Day of Percussion 1 (L to R): Nick Morris, Olivia DeVries, Rowan Luppnow, Dr. Payton MacDonald (WPU Faculty), Declan Straut, Dylan Hayeck, conductor: Mrs. Shannon Perrone
  • Day of Percussion 2 (L to R): Jeremy Maida, Brodie Haughey, Robert Kest, Matt Mineo, Adrian Vo, Colin Robertson, conductor: Mrs. Shannon Perrone 

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For more information, contact: Roxbury Community School/Community Relations Coordinator Ann Rhodes at arhodes@roxbury.org or 973-584-7699. 

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