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Joseph Kilday

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Oakland, NJ


Double-majoring in Music and Health and Exercise Physiology


Joe stays active through his music coursework and by playing trombone in the Jazz Ensemble. His music course this semester (History of Jazz) has a special component this year, which requires the students in the course to plan the first-ever on-campus JazzFest. The Fest, which takes place in late April, will feature Joe on stage – not only in the jazz ensemble but also as a live event emcee!

Most Memorable Moment in Class

Joe was the Winner of both the Louis Armstrong and John Philip Sousa awards during his senior year of high school!

My Experience

Joe was very active in music in high school! His musical resume includes 7 years of Jazz Ensemble experience (1st chair 6 years) 8 years of Wind Ensemble (1st chair 8 years) and 1 year with Bergen County (NJ) Band.