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Students Qualify for PMEA District 5 Honors Band

November 25, 2019 | Posted in Awards & Recognition, Music

The PMEA District 5 Honors Band Festival will be held at Westminster College on December 11 and 12, 2019. The band includes students from Mercer, Lawrence, and Butler Counties, with students selected based on a rigorous audition process. Ryan Onestak, …


WAHS Band Awarded Highest Possible Rating

March 22, 2019 | Posted in Awards & Recognition, Music
WAHS Band Awarded Highest Possible Rating

Congratulations to the Wilmington Area High School Band and Mr. Nickel, Director of Bands, for scoring the highest possible rating of “Superior” by the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association during this years PMEA District 5 Adjudication. The Wilmington Band has now …


Students Attend Honors Band Festival

December 3, 2018 | Posted in Music
Students Attend Honors Band Festival

Four students represented Wilmington Area School District at the PMEA District 5 Honors Band Festival at Westminster College on December 1st. They were selected to perform with the ensemble after auditioning against 230 top musicians in Lawrence, Mercer, Beaver, and …


Choir Receives Highest Possible Ratings

May 14, 2018 | Posted in Music
Choir Receives Highest Possible Ratings

We are very proud to announce the results of this year’s Music Performance Assessment adjudication festival at Westminster College: Wilmington Chorus, Grade Level IV Judge 1: Superior, Judge 2: Superior, Judge 3: Superior Final Rating: Superior (this is considered to …


High School Concert Band Achieves Highest Possible Rating

March 15, 2018 | Posted in Music
High School Concert Band Achieves Highest Possible Rating

The Wilmington Area High School Concert Band has been rated “Superior” at the 2018 Music Performance Assessment Festival, a PMEA Adjudication Event. The students had been working for weeks to prepare 3 challenging pieces of music to perform for a …