BH-BL Music Department earns highest scores at WorldStrides Heritage Music Festival
At the WorldStrides Heritage Music Festival in Washington, D.C., the BH-BL Music Program received the Festival Sweepstakes trophy for earning the highest combined scores. Concert Choir, Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, Orchestra, and Select Jazz Choir received Gold ratings. And, within the divisions, Concert Choir and Orchestra ranked first and Jazz Ensemble ranked third. Concert Band, Concert Choir, and Orchestra each received Adjudicator Awards for high scores. Orchestra received the Outstanding Orchestra trophy, Concert Choir and Select Jazz Choir received the Choral Sweepstakes trophy, and Kelly Waters and Alicia Esposito received Maestro Awards for their outstanding vocal solos. Upon their arrival back to NY, the group received an escort from multiple fire departments back to the high school where they were greeted by fans and welcome signs! Great day to be a Spartan!