Music Department - Meet Our Seniors Moment!

Meet our seniors moment - D. Gordon Picture

Senior – Drew Gordon

Musical ensembles that you’ve performed in at GAHS - Band, Chorus, Jazz Ensemble, & Select Choir

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

Instrument(s) you play in Band and/or your vocal part in Chorus - Band – Alto Saxophone, Chorus - Tenor

What are your plans for after high school (college, major, job, etc.)? – To study computer engineering at the University of Maine

What honors festival have you participated in? - District 3 (all 4 years), Jazz All State (Junior year), All State (Sophomore, Junior, & Senior years), All New England Band Festival (Junior & Senior years)

What is your favorite piece(s) that you’ve performed in high school? - Only in America, Caledonia, and Guiding Light

What is your favorite musical moment in high school? - Every year during musical when everyone is so tired from late practices and hard work, the feeling of family that accompanies that is definitely my favorite musical experience from high school.

How has being involved in the high school music department impacted you? - The high school music department has impacted me by giving me a sense of belonging in the high school. Beyond that, without the music department, I never would have met anyone I'm close to today who constantly push and support me.

What words of wisdom would you share with the underclassmen music students? - Do what makes you happy regardless of what people think.

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