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Students Represent Trafford Middle School at Chorus Festival

  

[Trafford, PA, February 25, 2022] Several students from Trafford Middle School were selected to participate in the WCMEA Junior High County Chorus Festival on Friday, February 25.  The festival was held at Penn-Trafford High School and hosted by P-T chorus directors Ms. Powell, Mr. Fox, and Mrs. Rumbaugh.  Eighth grade Trafford Middle School Chorus members Chloe Bishop, Tika Gill, Felicity Lawson, Ava Learn, and Morgan Yoder were selected to represent Trafford Middle School by audition.  The all-day festival concluded with an evening concert for family and friends.

 

 

Students Represent Trafford Middle School at Chorus Festival


[Trafford, PA, February 22, 2022]  Several students from Trafford Middle School were selected to participate in the WCMEA Sixth Grade County Chorus Festival on Friday, February 11.


Aurora Hornyak, Amelia Lightner, Abigail Reech, Jordyn Sauter, and MacKenzie Hamilton represented Trafford Middle School at the event which took place at Greater Latrobe High School.  Students from all over Westmoreland County were selected to participate in the all-day festival, which concluded with an evening concert.


“The sixth-grade chorus members worked hard for several months, learning an entire repertoire of music ahead of the all-day event,” said chorus director, Mrs. Rumbaugh.  “I was proud of the girls’ efforts and was to see all their hard work come to fruition at the festival’s evening concert.”

 

 

PT Students Perform in PMEA District Band Festival

(2-2-22) Congratulations to these 3 PTHS students for being selected to participate!

Three Penn-Trafford High School students were selected to perform in The PMEA District 1 Senior High School Band Festival on Friday, January 28, 2022.  

Angelina DiMatteo, Teresa Campbell-Steffens, and Nicholas Freilino performed with 115 other students from the PMEA District 1 East.  Mr. Mark Surovchak, director of bands at Belle Vernon High School hosted the festival. The guest conductor of the ensemble was Dr. Jason Worzbyt, who is the professor of bassoon and Associate Director of Bands at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

 

Penn-Trafford Music Department March Performances


Tuesday, March 1

High School Fat Tuesday Band Concert

Penn-Trafford High School

7 p.m.


Friday, March 4 - Saturday, March 5

PMEA Junior High Band Festival

Location:  Yough Intermediate School District

Concert time:  3:00pm

7th, 8th, and 9th grade band students selected for the Region 1 District Band will be practicing March 4th and 5th and performing a concert at 3:00pm at Yough Intermediate School.

Penn Trafford participants - Ava Capdevila, Ethan Guyer, Maya Hartman, Faiz Khatri, Eliza Kleinschmidt, Zachary Posner, Brooklyn Usmiller


Thursday, March 10 - Saturday, March 12

PMEA Region Band


Saturday, March 19

Fifth Grade Elementary Chorus Concert

Penn Middle School Auditorium

7 p.m.

5th Grade Chorus students will perform in their first PT elementary combined concert


Wednesday, March 23

Trafford Middle School Chorus - Vocal Competition - Olympics of the Arts

Location:  Valley Jr./Sr. High School

Small ensemble of eighth grade chorus members will compete in the Spectrum Vocal/Dance Competition, Olympics of the Arts.  Students participating are Chloe Bishop, Tika Gill, Chloe Bishop, Ava Learn, Emma Jones, and Irelyn O’Reilly.


Penn Middle Band Concert

Penn Middle School Auditorium

7:30pm

Concert and jazz bands will be performing a spring concert for the public in the Penn Middle School Auditorium.


Thursday, March 24

Trafford Middle School Eighth Grade Chorus - Elementary Recruitment

Level Green Elementary/Sunrise Estates/Trafford Elementary

The Trafford Middle School Eighth Grade Chorus will perform and speak to current fifth graders about the benefits of joining the Trafford Middle School Chorus in sixth grade.  Permission slips to sign up for the TMS Chorus will be distributed today.  Permission slips are due to your homeroom teacher by Thursday, April 21, 2022.


Friday, March 25

5th and 6th Grade County Band

Location:  Wendover Middle School

Time:  7:30pm

Trafford Middle School students participating - Lucy Bratton, Saif Khatri, Chase Mock, Bryson Caslow

 

Wednesday, March 30

Penn Middle School 6th Grade Chorus Concert

7:30 p.m.

The 6th grade chorus will be performing a spring concert for the public in the Penn Middle School Auditorium.

 

Thursday, March 31

Penn Middle School 6th Grade Chorus Concert

7:30 p.m.

The 7th/8th grade chorus will be performing a spring concert for the public in the Penn Middle School Auditorium.