A. Goraj Picture
A. Goraj Picture

Senior  -  Ava Goraj

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

Number of years in Band and/or Chorus (Elementary through High School)  -  7 years

Instrument(s) you play in Band and/or your vocal part in Chorus  -  I rock it at the clarinet.

What are your plans for after high school (college, major, job, etc.)?  -  I plan on majoring in Psychology somewhere in New England, and eventually obtain my master’s degree in Psychology/Counseling!

What is your favorite piece(s) that you’ve performed in high school?  -  My favorite pieces that we have played are “Pirates of the Caribbean”, “The Greatest Showman”, and “Through Darkened Sleepy Hollow”.

What is your favorite musical moment in high school?  -  Every pep game I have been a part of has been an absolute blast. Everyone is joking around, laughing, and it is such a great time.

How has being involved in the high school music department impacted you?  -  Being involved in the music department throughout my high school years has allowed me to grow so much as a person and friend. It has taught me to come out of my comfort zone and be more social. I have also made some of my bestest friends through the music program as well.

What words of wisdom would you share with the underclassmen music students?  -  For the love of whatever you believe in, stay off your phone...seriously.


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