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PAHS Students Qualify to Regional Band

(From Left to right) Christian Honicker, Grace Mongrain, and Vanessa Biddle stand in front of the P.M.E.A District Band Concert sign. All three students qualified to Regional Band after their successful efforts at District Band. Honicker said, “I wasn’t expecting to get this far. I guess it goes to show how far we have come as musicians.”

Alex Maley, Staffer

March 9, 2020

“Practice makes perfect” is a quote that juniors Christian Honicker and Grace Mongrain, and sophomore Vanessa Biddle live by. Three Pottsville Area High School students competed for spots in District Band and also made it into Region band. Region Band is the next level up from District Band. Students...

Kutztown Meets Pottsville’s Woodwind and Brass Family

Junior Grace Mongrain, a clarinetist, is practicing the piece “Joy Revisited”. “Joy Revisited” was one of the two songs that the students played for their concert on November 18. “It felt pretty fantastic to be able to participate in this event and play with collegiate level musicians. My favorite part of the day was when we got to play in a mass ensemble with the Kutztown Wind Ensemble,” junior Grace Mongrain said.

Tayla Jones, Contributor

November 25, 2019

This past Monday, November 18th, 2019, some of Pottsville’s band students traveled to Kutztown University for a Woodwind and Brass Day. A majority of schools from all over the state attended this event. The students were accompanied by college professors and musicians from KU. Dr. Razey, a professor...

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