Music Department - Meet Our Seniors Moment!
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Senior  -  Derek Malinowski

Musical ensembles that you’ve performed in at GAHS   -  Band & Jazz Ensemble

Number of years in Band and/or Chorus (Elementary through High School)  -  8 years

Instrument(s) you play in Band and/or your vocal part in Chorus  -  Tenor Sax

What are your plans for after high school (college, major, job, etc.)?  -  I plan to go to college and study athletic training.

What is your favorite piece(s) that you’ve performed in high school?  -  Celtic Bell Carol

What is your favorite musical moment in high school?  -  Playing in the pep band for the basketball playoffs and football games.

How has being involved in the high school music department impacted you?  -  It has given me fun experiences and a lifetime of memories!

What words of wisdom would you share with the underclassmen music students?  -  The band is the student section when it comes to sports so bring some school spirit!


Congratulations, Derek!  Thank you for your dedication to the band and for sharing your musical talents with us for all of these years!!