Holy Redeemer High School music students recently participated in district festivals in chorus, band, and orchestra throughout northeastern Pennsylvania.sponsored by the Pennsylvania Music educators Association (PMEA).

Dayna Belsky (Alto 1), Jarret Gabriel (Tenor 1), Marc Kolendowicz (Tenor 1), Jeremy Mayerski (Tenor 1), and Benton Smith (Bass 2) were selected to participate in District Chorus at Lackawanna Trail High School. Following auditions there, Dayna and Marc were selected to participate in the Region IV Chorus.

Holy Redeemer was represented in District Orchestra on violin by Paul Seasock and John Seasock and by Isabelle Updike on viola at the festival held at North Pocono High School.

Catherine Rose was selected to District Band on alto saxophone. At the festival held at Pittston Area High School, she was selected for Region Band.

Ann Manganiello is sponsoring director and a Holy Redeemer music teacher.

Shown  from left, first row:  Dayna Belsky , Wilkes-Barre; Ann Manganiello; Jeremy Mayerski, Pringle; Marc Kolendowicz, Larksville; Jarrett Gabriel, Wilkes-Barre Twp;  Benton Smith, Glen Lyon.

Second row: John Seasock, Kingston; Paul Seasock, Kingston; Catherine Rose, Hunlock Creek. Absent: Isabelle Updike, Bear Creek.