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September 22, 2022
Lakeland Salutes 9.22.22
Congratulations to Haden Gold, Lauren Kim, Christian Laughlin, and Liam Webb for their outstanding recognition from the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA)!
Haden, Christian, and Liam will be performing alongside the best music students from across New York State at the NYSSMA All-State Winter Conference, held on December 1 - 4 in Rochester, NY. The concert will be performed at the esteemed Eastman Theatre.
Haden, Christian, Liam, and Lauren have been selected as members of the Area All-State ensembles, featuring the top musicians in Westchester County. Our students will be rehearsing and performing a concert with their peers from school districts throughout Westchester County: Haden on Timpani, Lauren on Oboe, Christian on Clarinet, and Liam on Trumpet!
Haden Gold, a junior at Lakeland High School, was selected as an alternate for the NYSSMA All-State Symphonic Band based on his score of 97 at his audition last Spring. Haden is a percussionist with the Lakeland High School Wind Ensemble. Haden has performed in musicals at both high schools, as a vocalist with the Walter Panas Chamber Choir, and at Marching Band events. His teacher is Matthew Kowalski.
Lauren Kim, a junior at Walter Panas High School, was selected for NYSSMA Zone 11 (Westchester County) Area All-State based on her score of 100 at her audition last Spring. Lauren is an oboist with the Walter Panas High School Wind Ensemble. Additionally, Lauren is also a dedicated member of the extracurricular music ensembles at Walter Panas performing with the Marching Panthers as well as the Jazz Ensemble. Her teacher is Patrick Murphy.
Christian Laughlin, a junior at Walter Panas High School, was selected for the NYSSMA All-State Symphonic Band based on his score of 100 at his audition last Spring. Christian is a clarinet player with the Walter Panas High School Wind Ensemble. Christian is also a multi-instrumentalist and has participated in the pit for both Walter Panas and Lakeland High School's musicals. His teacher is Patrick Murphy.
Liam Webb, a senior at Lakeland High School, was selected for the NYSSMA All-State Symphonic Band based on his score of 100 at his audition last Spring. Liam is a trumpet player with the Lakeland High School Wind Ensemble and very musically active in our community, including participation as the principal trumpet player in the Greater Westchester Youth Orchestras Association. His teacher is Matthew Kowalski.
September 20, 2022