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Rehearsal Time: Tuesdays from 6:00PM-9:00PM

Rehearsal Location: Virginia Arts Festival, 440 Bank Street, Norfolk, VA

Instructors: Dave Longfellow 757-282-2823; Paul Munzenrider 757-282-2815; Austin Ferguson 757-605-3073

Students Involved: High School students from throughout Hampton Roads

The All-Stars, the Rhythm Project's premiere performing ensemble and 2009 & 2010 Virginia International PANFest Grand Champions have earned international acclaim and collaborated with many prominent artists. They have opened for Gladys Knight, shared the stage with pan artist Victor Provost and the Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra, and performed at the Royal Nova Scotia and Virginia International Tattoos. In May 2014, the group was featured on NPR's "From the Top" program showcasing outstanding talent in high school students.

Students are admitted to this ensemble by audition only. Members participating in Rhythm Project Rising-Star ensembles for at least two years are preferred. The All-Stars is now comprised of 23 members.

Jalen Anderson - Portsmouth
Savannah Barsoom - Virginia Beach
Austin Blizzard - Virginia Beach
Jahsiah Cason - Virginia Beach
Jerome Cottingham II - Virginia Beach
Caillou Denton – Virginia Beach
Cole Erb – Virginia Beach
David Evans - Virginia Beach
Jacob Folta – Virginia Beach
Ayanna Hammond - Virginia Beach
Nathan Hockey - Virginia Beach
Josh Makela – Virginia Beach
Cahmauri Manigo - Virginia Beach
Torrance Massenburg - Portsmouth
Isaac Neice - Virginia Beach
Olivia Neville - Virginia Beach
Josh Osborn - Virginia Beach
Curtis Patton - Virginia Beach
Brody Ryan – Virginia Beach
Jaylin Samuel - Norfolk
Kymani Senegal - Virginia Beach
Alyssa Taylor - Virginia Beach
Jessica Tumminelli - Virginia Beach

Rehearsal Time: Mondays, 4:30 – 6:30 PM
Rehearsal Location: Brickell Academy
Instructors: Dave Longfellow 757-282-2823
Students Involved: Brickell Academy

Rehearsal Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 – 9:45 AM
Rehearsal Location: Ingleside Elementary School
Instructors: Dave Longfellow 757-282-2823; Austin Ferguson 757-605-3073
Students Involved: Ingleside Elementary School

Rehearsal Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:00 – 12:45 PM
Rehearsal Location: Jacox Elementary School
Instructors: Paul Munzenrider 757-282-2815 ; Austin Ferguson 757-605-3073
Students Involved: Jacox Elementary School

Rehearsal Time: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 3:30 – 4:30 PM
Rehearsal Location: Larchmont Elementary School
Instructors: Paul Munzenrider 757-282-2815
Students Involved: Larchmont Elementary School

Rehearsal Time: Thursdays from 6:00PM-8:00PM
Rehearsal Location: Portsmouth Art and Cultural Center
Instructor: Austin Ferguson 757-605-3073
Students Involved: Portsmouth area schools

Rehearsal Time: Mondays from 5:30PM-7:30PM
Rehearsal Location: Virginia Arts Festival
Instructor: Paul Munzenrider 757-282-2815
Students Involved: Norfolk Public Schools Students Grades 6 – 8

Rehearsal Time: Tuesdays from 2:30PM-4:30PM
Rehearsal Location: Salem High School Band Room
Instructor: Dave Longfellow 757-282-2823
Students Involved: Salem High School Students

Rehearsal Time: Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:30AM-10:15AM
Rehearsal Location: Tidewater Park Elementary stage
Instructors: Dave Longfellow 757-282-2823 ; Paul Munzenrider 757-282-2815
Students Involved: Tidewater Park Elementary

Rehearsal Time: Wednesdays from 4:30PM-6:30PM
Rehearsal Location: Kempsville Middle School Band Room
Teacher Liaison: Timothy Gauldin 757-648-4700 ext. 60631
Instructor: Austin Ferguson 757-605-3073
Students Involved: Open to all Virginia Beach Public Schools 6th-8th grade band students

The Virginia Beach Rising-Stars was established in the fall of 2004. In the early years of the program, members of this ensemble were selected from the music programs at Kempsville, Salem, Brandon, and Larkspur middle schools by audition. The program is now open to ALL middle school band students in the city of Virginia Beach.