rbr chorusPictured above are the choral students selected to represent Red Bank Regional (RBR) High School in the upcoming All-Shore and All- Eastern Honor Chorus for 2017.  RBR’s Honor Chorus students selected for these groups include: (left to right), (back row):   Gianna Pallante, Millstone; Shea Grant, Little Silver; Abby Miller, Little Silver; Alec DeMello, Oceanport; Jack Faccone- Stockwell, Red Bank; Claire Taylor, Ocean; Devin Barry, Belmar; Dannielle Wolf, Shrewsbury; Ben Hahn, Millstone; Maddie Stout, Neptune City; (front row) - Jael Cross, Red Bank, Mara Campolattaro, Rumson; Erin Ostrowski, Little Silver (both All Shore and All Eastern); Jade Glab, Belmar, (All-Eastern);  Lea Fanizzi, Shrewsbury, Julianna Conforti, Millstone; Sara Zerilli, Millstone; Asha Clarke, Red Bank. 

The venerable All Shore Chorus is composed of the top choral students in Monmouth and Ocean Counties.  Additionally, two RBR students, Erin Ostrowski, and Jade Glab, received the exceptional distinction of selection to the regional All Eastern Honor Chorus which represents the top 1% of the top 1% of students who auditioned in the Eastern United States.  

Two RBR Choral Majors Selected for the Prestigious All Eastern Mixed Chorus

Seventeen Students also Selected for All-Shore Honors Chorus

LITTLE SILVER, NJ - RBR Visual & Performing Arts Academy vocal majors Erin Ostrowski, Little Silver, and Jade Glab, Belmar, were selected to be part of the prestigious All Eastern Mixed Chorus.  The students were selected from the ranks of students who earned spots in the New Jersey All State Chorus held earlier in the year. They will join the 350 other students in the mixed chorus out of 1700 who tendered applications from the states of Main, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia.  All Eastern, as the All State Chorus, are affiliated with NAfME, the National Association for Music Education.

According to a NAfME press release, “With assistance from their music teacher Kris Zook, these exceptional students will prepare remarkably challenging music that they will perform under the leadership of prominent conductors in this biennial event.  Students will spend three days rehearsing with one of five conductors during the Eastern Division Conference of The National Association for Music Education to be held in Atlantic City, New Jersey in preparation for performances on April 7 & 8, 2017.”

Additionally, RBR also announced that seventeen of its students were selected to the All Shore Chorus, which features the top high school vocal students in Monmouth and Ocean Counties.  This year, RBR will host the All Shore Chorus on February 4. Dr. Chris Thomas from Rowan University will be the guest conductor.  Students selected to the All Shore Chorus include: Gianna Pallante, Millstone; Shea Grant, Little Silver; Abby Miller, Little Silver; Alec DeMello, Oceanport; Jack Faccone- Stockwell, Red Bank; Claire Taylor, Ocean; Devin Barry, Belmar; Dannielle Wolf, Shrewsbury; Ben Hahn, Millstone; Maddie Stout, Neptune City; Jael Cross, Red Bank, Mara Campolattaro, Rumson; Erin Ostrowski, Little Silver; Lea Fanizzi, Shrewsbury, Julianna Conforti, Millstone; Sara Zerilli, Millstone; Asha Clarke, Red Bank.