Professor Allen Gardner of Cheyney University came to East Orange looking for
music students to fill the ranks of his "Soulful Sound"
Marching Band. See previous auditions from 2014, and 2013.
As he auditions Faheem Lane on
the trombone, we are reminded that once again our seniors are
getting ready to leave us and move on in pursuit of college
educations and careers. It's a time of sadness and great
happiness as they begin to realize their dreams of the future.
We are now so used to seeing Makeda Morgan leading the Band
as conductor and co-drum major that we sometimes forget what a
wonderful flautist she is. At any college she chooses to attend,
she will go back and start all over again as a flautist in the
band or orchestra, and possibly work her way up to the top all
As our seniors move on to careers
and colleges, once again we wonder who will fill their shoes in