This past Thursday, January 26, through Saturday, January 28, two Western Wayne High School Band students participated in PMEA’s District 9 Orchestra Festival held at Elk Lake High School. Mason Coccodrilli, junior, auditioned on drums but will not move on to Region Orchestra. Katherine Moore, sophomore, auditioned on the oboe and placed second of four other students auditioning from local schools. She will be one of two from this competition moving on to Region Orchestra which will be held at Bangor Area High School. The event will take place from Wednesday, March 8, through Saturday, March 11, at Bangor Area High School with a concert held the evening of Saturday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the M. Craig Paine Performing Arts Theater at Bangor Area High School which is open to the public. From left: Mason Coccodrilli; Mrs. Elaine Ort, Western Wayne Band Director; and Katherine Moore.