By Richard Bammer
Practice, practice, practice. It is how to get to Carnegie Hall, the old humorous axiom goes.
And it is practice that the 60 members of Vanden High’s Wind Ensemble will be doing from now until spring, when they journey to the storied temple for music at the corner of 57th Street and Seventh Avenue in Manhattan.
The honor to perform in the venerable, 124-year-old auditorium is only extended to a handful of public school band programs each year, Chris Hulett, human resources director for Travis Unified, wrote in a press release.