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Posted October 15, 2013

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Volcano Vista Student Selected to All-National Honor Concert Band

Sophomore Joshua Williams will perform with 670 talented high school musicians at the end of the month in Nashville.

Joshua Williams, a Volcano Vista sophomore, has been selected as a member of the 2013 National Honor Concert Band sponsored by the National Association for Music Education. Joshua will join more than 670 of the most musically talented and skilled high school students in the United States to perform at a gala concert on Oct. 30 in Nashville, Tenn.

Joshua plays trombone in the Volcano Vista marching, concert and jazz bands under the direction of Paul Blakey. As an accomplished young musician, Joshua has been a New Mexico All-State Concert and Jazz Band participant and is in his second year performing with the Albuquerque Youth Orchestra. He studies trombone privately with Tonya Akeley.

The All-National Concert Band will perform at a concert with other national ensembles for an audience of thousands on Wednesday, Oct. 30, in the Presidential Ballroom of the Gaylord Opryland Hotel.


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