Five Darien High School students were named to either the Connecticut All State Band or Chorus, and seven elementary school students from Darien were chosen to participate in the Elementary All-State Honors Chorus, the public schools Music Department announced. Here are the announcements:
Five outstanding musicians from Darien High School were chosen through a highly competitive state-wide audition process and participated in the Connecticut Music Educators Association 2019 All-State Music Festival. John Fallon, a percussionist, participated in the All-State Band and Amina Mobarik, Caleigh O’Connor, Juliette Kiernan and Eleanor Chase participated in the All-State Chorus. The rehearsals and the concerts for the festival took place at Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford on April 11 to 13 in conjunction with the state-wide CMEA conference. The Darien students had the privilege of working in musical ensembles with Connecticut’s most accomplished high school musicians conducted by nationally renowned conductors and educators.