Success Academy Earns Top Scores At NYSSMA

Young maestros (l-r) Geremiah Ballesteros, D’anwill Velez, Angelo Estevez and Trista Montenegro.
Photo courtesy of Success Academy

Six Success Academy Bronx 1 Middle School Band musicians received top scores at the New York State School Music Association’s Solo Festival on Saturday, March 12 held at the Celia Cruz Bronx High School of Music. Angelo Esteverez, D’anwill Velez, Geremiah Ballesteros, Martin Arrington, Trista Montenegro and Wuraola Adetola all ranked in the highest ‘Outstanding’ category after performing instrumental solos, sight-reading and scales.

Above, Young maestros (l-r) Geremiah Ballesteros, D’anwill Velez, Angelo Estevez and Trista Montenegro.Photo courtesy of Success Academy

Jamie Scotto, Success Academy Bronx 1 music teacher, stands proudly with her pupil, saxophonist Martin Arrington.
Photo courtesy of Success Academy Bronx 1 Middle School

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