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By Alex Mendoza

April 10, 2012

Woodbridge HS, Irvine, CA
96.45, 1st Place

"At this juncture, there is not much else that can be said of this ensemble that has not already been mentioned before in t
he past.

Ever since the group first jumped onto the national scene, there has been a constant bounty of talent – along with the unfailing ability of the ensemble to tackle pieces of notorious difficulty. 

And this season is no different, with the hushed whispers about Woodbridge’s unrivaled intensity spreading throughout as the crowd pours in minutes before they perform, and you can feel the anticipation in the air. 

What transpires across the next eight minutes is to experience the inherent joy of music itself. Rarely can one experience that sense of discovering something fresh, or new, time and time again. But that’s exactly what Woodbridge provides with “The Bringer of Joy” – an opportunity to experience the exhilarating strands of music laced all throughout, calling upon the healthy assortment of instruments to paint the detailed music broad strokes envisioned by Holst himself.

Wide-eyed wonder strikes every person in the midst of the command performance, and even those who are experts in this field cannot help but find a sense of humility. Ensembles of Woodbridge’s caliber rare; especially at such an age, and rest-assured their return to Dayton will be one remembered in the years to come – delivering unabashed joy to all who are fortunate to partake in the invigorating process."

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