George Stevens Academy

September 7, 2012

Blue Hill Fair

Last week, for the 19th consecutive year, the George Stevens Academy (GSA) Jazz Band from Blue Hill performed during the Harness Races at the Blue Hill Fair on Saturday, September 1st. What fun!

GSAs music educator, Steve Orlofsky, was excited about the performance and very proud of the student’s musical abilities, their pride, loyalty & dedication to prepare 12 tunes in just 6 rehearsals (before school even starts!) and then perform in front of a huge Grand Stand audience!

Sounds like GSAs Jazz Band was off to a GREAT start! Please let us know how you started the year with your students so I can post your proud moments!

2012 Maine State Jazz Champion GSA Jazz Band.
front row, left to right:
Gavin Rogers, Nicole Bakeman & Haley Maiden
2nd row:
Steve Orlofsky, Lucy Jakub, Meredith Olivari, Catherine Nevin, Lorna
Stephens, Ramsay Williamson, Grace Bugbee & Nicholas Steenberg
3rd row:
Ben Olivari, Peter Howell, Jordon Soper, Zach Strehan, Rown
Levangie-Thomas, Oliver Scott, Nate Cole, Sam Elliott & Edward Lameyer

Not pictured are 9 new members: freshmen: Abby Jakub, Grace Hyland, Erin
Niehoff,  Maya Sealander, Nicholas Bianco, & Matthew Stephens. Sophomore
Baxter Forrest & seniors Beck Brownlow & So Young Ihm.

These new members replace the seniors of 2012, Nicole, Haley, Meredith,
Ramsay, Grace, Ben & Sam.

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