Downey High student selected to perform at Carnegie Hall

DOWNEY - Downey High School senior Rebekah Jin has been selected as a finalist for the 2012 American High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall.Participation in the Honors Band, Orchestra and Choir is limited to the highest-rated high school performers from North America and select international schools. Jin will be part of the clarinet section in the Honors Band during a Feb. 12 concert at Carnegie Hall. Finalists will come together for five days in New York City to learn from conductors and work with other finalists. Jin studied clarinet at the Institute of Art, Music and Science with Dr. William Wellwood for five years and has been a member of the Cerritos College Orchestra since her freshman year at Downey High. She was involved with Downey High School's music program for two years as a section leader in the marching band and first-chair clarinet of the Wind Ensemble. As a sophomore, she participated in the 2010 CBDA All-State Symphonic Band and completed the MTAC Certificate of Merit program at Level Advanced Panel.

********** Published: January 26, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 41