• A Thank You From Marching Band Director Erik Lynch

    Students, Parents, & VHS Community: I am struck by a quote this morning by Victor Hugo: “Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent”. In quintessentially Verona music family form,...

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  • Verona Marching Band Gears Up For Competition Season

    The end of summer usually means last trips to the beach, last visits with the family, and last minute back-to-school shopping. However, that is not always the case; for kids in the Verona Marching Maroon and White,...

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  • Marching Maroon And White To Host 12-Band Competition

    Verona’s award-winning Marching Maroon and White will host the first annual New Jersey Regional Marching Band Competition on Saturday, October 14, at 4:30 p.m. at Verona High School’s newly renovated Thomas J. Sellitto Athletic Field. The festival...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • VHS Creative Arts Festival June 1

    Verona High School students will once again exhibit their creative endeavors from this year’s curricular and extracurricular activities on Wednesday, June 1, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. The exhibition will remain on view the morning of June...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • VHS Concert Band To Perform At Sacred Heart

    Parents, friends and music lovers are invited to watch the Verona Concert Band perform at the magnificent Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark on Wednesday, April 13, as part of the Cathedral’s “Wednesdays at Noon”...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Marching Band Wraps Competition Season

    Verona High School’s Marching Maroon and White wrapped up its 2014 competition season with a “maxed-out performance” at the USBands New Jersey State Championship at Rutgers University on Saturday, October 25, in the words of band director...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Lynch Named Quarterfinalist In Grammy Educator Award

    Erik Lynch, the band director and music educator at Verona High School, is among a total of 222 music teachers from 208 cities across 41 states who have been picked as quarterfinalists for the second annual Music Educator...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • VHS Band Director To Be On Sirius XM

    Erik Lynch, director of bands at Verona High School, is featured on the opening segment of this weekend’s “Sounds from the Spires” program on Sirius XM radio channel 129. Mr. Lynch performs as timpanist on a recording...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • CHILD Helps VHS Band Get To Carnegie Hall

    Last Friday, Children Having Learning Differences (CHILD), presented Verona High School Band Director Erik Lynch with a check for $5,000 that will make it possible for the VHS concert band to perform at Carnegie Hall. Several months...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • VHS Band Performs At Newark Cathedral

    If you need inspiration today, this just might be it. On Wednesday, April 11, the Verona High School concert band performed at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark. The concert was part of the...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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