PCTI Students Are Selected for NJSMA Region Symphonic Band!

Two talented students from Passaic County Technical Institute (PCTI) were selected to participate as percussionists in the prestigious North Jersey School Music Association (NJSMA) Region 1 Symphonic Band!

Gabriela Hernandez, a senior in PCTI’s School of Communication Arts, and Charles Sims, a junior in PCTI’s School of Performing Arts auditioned for and were selected for this notable ensemble. Gabriela and Charles were among student applicants from 10th, 11th, or 12th grades of high schools from across Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, and Warren counties. Members of the Symphonic Band convened for rehearsals during the month of January, culminating in a captivating concert at Parsippany Hills High School on January 26th




Charles Sims (Hawthorne) and Gabriela Hernandez (Hawthorne) stand proudly with their percussion instruments.