Valley Central Musicians Are Part of OCMEA All-County Festivals

This past weekend 7 students from Valley Central Middle School and High School participated in the OCMEA Jazz All-County Festival at Port Jervis High School.  Students from all over Orange County auditioned in November for a spot in this county wide jazz event.  Valley Central had 7 musicians representing our district in both the Junior High Jazz Band and Senior High Jazz Band. 
Dane Gentles -Piano 
Amelia Krouse- Trumpet
Tim Drake- Trumpet
Charles Matthew’s-Tenor Sax
Vincent DiMartino-Bari Sax
Sadie Krouse- Trombone 
Taline Hagopian-Vibraphone 
Congratulations on an outstanding performance! 

Last month, 8 Valley Central High School students participated in the OCMEA Senior High All-County Festival at Cornwall High School. Students from all over Orange County auditioned back in October for a spot in this county wide honor festival. Valley Central High School had 8 musicians representing our district across all three ensembles:
Dane Gentles -Flute- Orchestra
Alexis Roman- Soprano- Mixed Chorus
Stefanie Espinoza-Soprano- Mixed Chorus
Thomas Hill- Tenor Sax- Band
Elizabeth Fan- Flute- Band
Angelina Vargas- Flute- Band
Emilee Hogan- Trumpet- Band
Amelia Krouse- Trumpet Band
Congratulations on a job well done! We are proud of your hard work and dedication to your craft!