Senior - Cassie Bertolini
Musical ensembles that you’ve performed in at GAHS - Band & Chorus
Number of years in Band and/or Chorus (Elementary through High School) - Band - 8 years, Chorus – 9 years
Instrument(s) you play in Band and/or your vocal part in Chorus - Band – Clarinet, Chorus - Alto
What are your plans for after high school (college, major, job, etc.)? - I plan to attend Salem State University and major in occupational therapy
What is your favorite piece(s) that you’ve performed in high school? - For chorus, definitely “Let the River Run”. For band it would definitely be “Remember”, the piece we had written in memory of 3 former students at GAHS
What is your favorite musical moment in high school? - I loved being part of the musical Anything Goes. It was such a fun experience, and everyone was so supportive and kind. Overall if there was anything I could relive in my high school career it would definitely be this musical!
How has being involved in the high school music department impacted you? - I have become more of an outgoing person and learned to be myself around people because of the amount of support from the music department!
What words of wisdom would you share with the underclassmen music students? - If you are ever debating about joining any program that involves music, DO IT. You won't regret it!!
Congratulations, Cassie! Thank you for your dedication to the band and chorus and for sharing your musical talents with us for all of these years!!