Senior – Lillian Lancaster
Musical ensembles that you’ve performed in at GAHS – Band, Jazz Ensemble, Chorus, Select Choir, Musical
Number of years in Band and/or Chorus (Elementary through High School) - 8 years in Band, 9 years in Chorus
Instrument(s) you play in Band and/or your vocal part in Chorus – Band – trumpet, Chorus – Soprano & Alto
What are your plans for after high school (college, major, job, etc.)? - Join the US Navy and live life on a boat as a Gunners Mate.
What honors festival have you participated in? - District III Choir, Allstate Choir, Jazz All State Chorus, All New England Band Festival.
What is your favorite piece(s) that you’ve performed in high school? – Concert Band - Flight of Valor, Pep Band - Shout It Out, Select Choir - And So it Goes, Chorus - Only In America.
What is your favorite musical moment in high school? - My favorite musical memory is not one instance, but rather a composition of Chase Wheelock's biggest goofs.
How has being involved in the high school music department impacted you? - The music department gave me not only a place to hang out and have fun, but a place to thrive and put my energy to good use. Music is the best way I've found to release anger, sadness, and joy. Being in the music program gives everyone an opportunity to create something beautiful with people who share a common interest.
What words of wisdom would you share with the underclassmen music students? - The music department is the best home in this school! Stick with it all the way through!
Congratulations, Lilly! Thank you for your dedication to the band and chorus and for sharing your musical talents with us for all of these years!!