April 16, 2012
Hilton High School Jazz Ensemble
musicians to play at Rochester Music Hall of Fame April 29,
at Kodak Hall, Eastman Theatre
Hilton High School Jazz
Ensemble members, Mike Wall, bass, and bari sax
player Chris Marsaw, have been selected to perform
with an All-Star Band Sunday, April 29, at the
Rochester Music Hall of Fame awards to be held at
Kodak Hall, Eastman Theatre, according to Jazz
Ensemble Director and HHS teacher Jared Streiff.
"There is a wonderful buzz in the
musical community as some of Rochester's musical legends
will be honored," say organizers. "At the beginning of the
ceremony that evening, a jazz band comprised of
Rochester-area high school musicians will perform a
four-minute medley of songs which represent four of the the
inductees. Paul Gaspar was commissioned to arrange a medley
for the occasion."
The event will be held Sunday, April
29, 2012 at 8 pm at Kodak Hall, Eastman Theatre.
Selected students are: Alto Sax Danny Raycraft,
Fairport, and Ryan Vane, Gates-Chili; Tenor Sax Matt
Sieber-Ford, SOTA, and C.J. Ziarniak, Aquinas; Bari Sax
Chris Marsaw, Hilton; Trumpet Alex Kuvulich,
Spencerport, Evan Lane, Pittsford-Sutherland, Nick Grau,
Fairport, and Isak Leo, Eastridge; Trombone Sean
Reid, Fairport, Adam Jongsma, Spencerport, Philip Glick,
Victor; Bass Mike Wall, Hilton; Drums Ryan
Muchard, Greece-Athena; Guitar Jon Covach,
Pittsford-Sutherland; Percussion Dyami Santiago,
SOTA; Piano Anthony Gabiele, Fairport; and
Flute Andrea Howe, Spencerport.
For further information,
may be reached at 585-392-1000 ext. 2293. Tickets
are $50, $35 and $25, with students and educators eligible
for $20 tickets. Tickets are available at www.rpo.org,
www.rochestermusic.org and all area Wegmans stores.