West Scranton Student Qualifies for District and Regional Band Festivals

West Scranton High School senior Miguel Mateo was selected to attend both the 2015 PMEA District 9 and Region 4 Band Festivals.  These events, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, feature the top student musicians from throughout northeast Pennsylvania.

This year’s PMEA District Band Festival was hosted by Marywood University, and was held from January 8-10.  The Regional festival will be held from February 11-13 at Williamsport Area.  West Scranton’s Miguel Mateo qualified for both levels of competition on the trombone.  He will also audition to perform at the All-State festival, which will be held in the spring.


Photo:  West Scranton band director Mr. Thomas Frew and Miguel Mateo prepare for the upcoming 2015 PMEA Region IV Band Festival.