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LHS Jazz Ensemble, Stage Band Take Honors in NYC
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
The Liverpool High School Jazz Ensemble and the LHS Stage Band recently traveled to New York City where they competed at the Worldstrides’ New York Heritage Festival.
After several days of performances, the LHS Stage Band earned a Silver Rating in their division and the LHS Jazz Ensemble earned a Gold Rating in their division. In addition, the LHS Jazz Ensemble was presented with The Adjudicators Choice Award and both groups received the Festival Spirit Award for demonstrating outstanding sportsmanship throughout the festival.
Individual awards for outstanding performances were presented to sophomore Alex Borczuk, junior Nico DeLucia, senior Elisa Makhlouf, and junior Gabby Shaughnessy.
The LHS Jazz Ensemble is directed by James Dumas and the LHS Stage Band is directed by Stephen Salem.