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Gabriel Ruszala successfully auditions for the New Jersey All-State Jazz Ensemble

Gabriel Ruszala with his Trombone

Gabriel Ruszala, grade 9, successfully auditioned for the New Jersey All-State Jazz Ensemble on Monday, May 7th. Gabriel is one of only three trombone players accepted into the group this year. The All-State Jazz Ensemble is a highly select ensemble made up of the top auditioned students from the entire of state of New Jersey. Gabriel is a member of the West Essex HS Symphonic Winds, Marching Knights, Jazz Knights and won in auditions for both NJ Region and Area Band over the course of this school year.