Eleven Ranney School students were accepted into the All-Shore Orchestra after successful auditions on Saturday, December 7. The students accepted were:
Mason Bindler - Class of 2024, violin
Krishna Khetani - Class of 2025, violin
Marcella Lin - Class of 2025, viola
Sabrina Lo - Class of 2025, violin
Khushi Patel - Class of 2025, violin
Isabella Paulus - Class of 2025, violin
Emilia Redman - Class of 2023, viola
Jason Woska - Class of 2024, bass
Julia Yanney - Class of 2023, violin
Lucas Yanney - Class of 2025, bass
Zanc Zhao - Class of 2024, violin
Students performed required solo, all major scales and sight reading material in a blind audition judged by string teachers, members of All Shore Orchestra Directors' Association.
“As you can see Ranney was well represented and quite successful,” said Performing Arts Department Chair Dr. Dorothy Sobieski. “As one of the adjudicators at the auditions, I must say I was very proud of our students, who showed poise, good preparation and handled the audition process very well.”
The accepted students will begin rehearsals with All-Shore Orchestra on Friday, December 13 to get ready for the Concert on February 7.