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Dorseyville Middle School orchestras take top spots at Hershey music festival

Tawnya Panizzi
| Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
The Dorseyville Middle School orchestras won first place at a May 4 competition in Hershey.
The Dorseyville Middle School orchestras won first place at a May 4 competition in Hershey.

The Dorseyville Middle School Sinfonia and Philharmonic orchestras each took first place in their divisions at the Hershey Park Music in the Parks Festival.

Under the direction of teacher Jeff Bryer, the teen musicians traveled to Hershey for the May 4 competition against 14 other ensembles.

The Philharmonic earned a “Superior” rating, as did the Sinfonia — which also won first place overall and received the highest scores of all instrumental ensembles at the event.

The DMS Philharmonic orchestra has 48 students and the Sinfonia has 21 students.

Tawnya Panizzi is a staff writer for the Tribune-Review. Reach her at 412-782-2121, ext. 2, or @tawnyatrib.

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