Trills, Thrills, Excellence & Superior

students playing instruments on stage as teacher conducts

“Excellent” and “Superior”: The DCS 7-12 Jazz Band and Concert Band were honored with these rankings at the Trills and Thrills Music Evaluation Festival on May 31 at Neptune High School in Neptune, N.J.

The Jazz Band performed “Theme from New York, New York” and “Hawaii Five-0 Theme,” and received an “Excellent” rating with scores of 85 and 86 out of 100 from two adjudicators.

The 7-12 Concert Band performed “March of the Belgian Paratroopers” and “The Great Locomotive Chase,” and received a “Superior” rating with scores of 91 and 94 out of 100.

Following the performances, band members spent the rest of the day at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, N.J. before returning home during the wee hours of the night.