Torrey Pines High School Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band shine at recent festivals
The Torrey Pines High School Music Department congratulates the Wind Ensemble and the Jazz Band for their successes at recent festivals.
The Wind Ensemble received a unanimous superior rating at the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association festival on March 5, earning the opportunity to compete at the regional festival in May.
The Jazz Band received first place in the March 21 Irvine Jazz Festival for its second year in a row, and an award for best trumpet section. Outstanding soloist awards were earned by Violet Leon (vocals), Francisco Jo (alto sax), Zachary Siegel (trumpet), Lenni Elbe (trombone), Harold Shen (piano), Nicolas Calle (guitar) and Derek Xu (guitar).
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