Seneca Jazz Band hits high mark at Rowan Jazz Festival

Seneca High School Jazz Band performs at the Rowan Jazz Festival (Photo provided)

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The Seneca High School Jazz Band performed at the Rowan Jazz Festival on Thursday, February 10.

The Rowan Jazz Fest is a 3-day festival where schools from NJ, PA, and DE perform and receive faculty clinics from Rowan University’s Music Department.

The Rowan Jazz Department is headed by world-renowned saxophonist Dennis DiBlasio, who organizes this festival every year.

The guest artist and clinician for this year’s festival was legendary bassist Rufis Reid.

Seneca’s performance at 9:00 a.m. featured eleven student-musicians as they kicked off their 2022 performance season.

The following Seneca students have performed at the festival:

  • Hannah Dengler (senior)
  • Will Feldscher (senior)
  • Max Friedman (young)
  • Marissa Greeley (senior)
  • Jarret Holland (senior)
  • Max Ianieri (senior)
  • Luc Ludwikowski (senior)
  • Kalayna Quisbert (junior)
  • Freddy Seeber (second year)
  • Evan Sturges (young)
  • Nathaniel Zane (young)

About LRHSD:

The Lenape Regional School District’s four high schools—Lenape, Shawnee, Cherokee, and Seneca—along with the Sequoia Alternative Program, educate approximately 6,850 students from eight Burlington County communities.

Communities served include Evesham, Medford, Medford Lakes, Mount Laurel, Shamong, Southampton, Tabernacle and Woodland.

The Lenape Regional District is among the top-performing districts in the state, with an average graduation rate of 97.4 percent and an average combined SAT score of 1139.

A leader in progressive education, LRHSD’s mission is to develop physically and emotionally healthy students who excel in an ever-changing world.

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Henry R. Wright