Tag: clarinet

Senior Alexa Palen is December's Musician of the Month. Palen has dedicated all four years of her high school experience to music. Photo courtesy of Alexa Palen

Senior Alexa Palen devotes her time to music throughout her high school career

Through the long extended journey of her experience in the marching band at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, senior Alexa Palen has performed in front of hundreds of people throughout her musical career.  Palen has been playing music for seven years, beginning in sixth grade. […]

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Senior Cameron Leonardi practices his clarinet, in hopes of pursuing music professionally. Leonardi started playing instruments in middle school and has continued in high school, competing in county and state competitions. Photo Illustration by Nyan Clarke

Senior Cameron Leonardi follows his dream to perform in professional orchestra

When he attended Westglades Middle School, Cameron Leonardi did not anticipate that a simple elective choice would lead to his life’s passion: music. Now a senior, Leonardi is hoping his years of practice will kickstart his musical journey in college, as he works to transform […]

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Sophomore Angelina Brier was one of 185 musicians that performed with the Great American Marching Band in the Thanksgiving Day Parade. Photo courtesy of Theresa Brier.

Sophomore Angelina Brier participates in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade

Marching down Sixth Avenue, sophomore Angelina Brier performed the clarinet with the Macy’s Great American Marching Band during the 2017 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. “I first found out about the band when I saw them in TV at Thanksgiving in 2016,” […]

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