Hopatcong students Amanda Corujo, flute, junior; Jennifer Coulman, trumpet, sophomore; Teresa Turnage, trombone, freshman; and Anthony Christiana, junior, trombone, auditioned for the North Jersey Area Band on Dec. 10 at Wayne Hills High School. They competed with 400 students from 39 high schools from Sussex, Morris and Essex Counties.
Special congratulations to Christiana for placing in First Chair out of 30 trombone players. The students planned to attend five intense rehearsals to work on challenging literature, and then perform a concert at Mt. Olive High School on Sun., Jan. 15, at 3 p.m.