Crosby Collins '24 Accepted into NJ Region 2 Honors Jazz Ensemble
Crosby Collins '24 completed a successful, competitive audition on Monday, March 11 for the New Jersey Jazz Educators Association's Region 2 Jazz Festival. Crosby earned the only opening for guitar in the jazz ensemble that includes students from grades seven through nine. Region 2 encompasses school from Hunterdon, Monmouth, Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, and Union counties.
Crosby auditioned with a prepared piece, various scales, and a sight-reading example. He will rehearse and perform with this honors jazz band on April 7 at 3 p.m. at Rahway High School. This band will be conducted by Mr. John Propper, Ranney's All School Band Director.
"I'm so proud of Crosby's acceptance in the New Jersey Region 2 junior jazz ensemble; he has worked very hard to get to this point,” said Mr. Propper.