Mt. Hope musicians headed to All-State Concert


A number of Mt. Hope High School students were recently selected to participate in the Rhode Island Music Educators’ Association All-State Concert at Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium on March 23. Following is a list of the students headed to the concert:

Junior Band

Samuell Campanella, trumpet, grade nine; Emily Cupolo, flute, grade nine; Morgan Kane, mallets/percussion, grade nine; Luke Cabral, trombone/winds, grade nine; and Laura Iacono, flute/winds, grade nine.


Michael Contente, snare drum, grade 10.


Elisabeth Iacono, trumpet/second, grade 12; Nicholas Kirby, French horn/second, grade 11; Jonathan Medeiros, trombone/third, grade 11; and Ryan Shorey, tuba, grade 12.

Classical Guitar

Daniel Arruda, grade 12; John Bracone, grade 12; Matthew DeWolf, grade 12; Taylor Foster, grade 12; Jennifer Kulak, grade 12; Bryce O'Brien, grade 10; Kayla Placido, grade 10; and Justin Slocumb, grade 11.


Brenden Barboza, bass, grade 11; Kristin Brzozowy, alto, grade 12; Carl Gerhard, bass, grade 11; Anthony Murgo, tenor, grade 12; Alexandra Brassard, soprano, grade 10; Rose Pansa, alto, grade 10; and Sara Slusarski, alto, grade 10.


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