From March 30th to April 3rd, close to 100 New Hope-Solebury music students traveled to San Francisco to perform in the Heritage Music Festival. The students were accompanied by Band instructor, David Bachart, Choir instructor, Tom Bateman, and Strings instructor, Nick Wehr. “Students had the opportunity to experience one of our nation’s greatest cities as well as have the opportunity to perform on the Davie’s Symphony Hall stage,” exclaimed Bachart. “All of our performance groups played at a top level leaving everything on the stage."
Sophomore, Andrews Connors, received the Maestro Award which is the top soloist award for the competition. The other awards received are: Concert Choir - Superior - Second Place Wind Ensemble - Superior - First Place Jazz Ensemble - Superior - First Place Chamber Orchestra - Excellent - Second Place