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A Passion for Percussion

Adam Remington is a band and winter percussion member here at Broomfield High School.
A Passion for Percussion

Remington ’24 has had a long-term appreciation for music and musical instruments and has experience in both in-school events and out-of-school activities. As an avid supporter for the arts here at BHS, Adam encourages students to show their support and get involved with Broomfield visual and musical artistic events.

Q:What instrument do you play?
A: “I mainly play the euphonium but I also play the trombone, piano, and marimba.”


Q:When did you first fall in love with music and what’s your history with band?
A: “I’ve been playing music for as long as I can remember but I don’t think I fell in love with it until I hit high school because that’s when it became a priority in my life. It became a priority in my life because that was when I realized how music could support me socially, emotionally, and creatively. I have been a part of the Broomfield marching band, concert band, jazz band, pep band, Winter Percussion, and pit for the musical.”


Q: Why did you join band?
A:“I joined band because I love music and playing music.”


Q: Why do you stay in band?
A: “I stayed in band because I love being a part of the community, doing activities with my friends, and having the creative outlet band offers.”


Q:Do you plan on continuing music after high school?
A: “Yes, I definitely want to continue playing music in college and even beyond.”


Q:What instrument do you play in winter percussion?
A: “I play marimba.”

Remington practices the xylophone.

Q:When did you join Winter Percussion?
A: “I joined Winter Percussion in my junior year.”


Q: Why do you stay in Winter Percussion?
A: “I stayed because Winter Percussion is a group where you can really connect with not only others in your ensemble but also with yourself. I was also able to develop new skills in percussion and become a better musician.”

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Sam Remington, Staff
Samantha (Sam) Remington is a senior this year at Broomfield High and in her first year on the Eagle Way. While she isn’t at school or work, Sam is indulging in hobbies like drawing, reading, and listening (a little too much) to her favorite music. Overall she would rather spend her weekend in her room forgetting to eat lunch while engrossed in a project than out and about. However, that doesn’t mean she isn’t down for a trip with her friends. From a big family and a triplet to two brothers, Sam is used to chaos and working hard to achieve her goals. This year she desires to work on the Eagle Way as a writer and an editorial cartoonist, hoping to add her creative flair to her future projects.

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