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Musicians Receive Top PMEA Honors

Westtown School Musicians Top PMEA Honors 2022

Natalia Swaitek ’24 and Milo Salvucci ’23 were selected for the PMEA District Orchestra Festival.

Natalia Swaitek, Milo Salvucci, Ella Cook ’24, and Melanie Flynn ’23 were selected for the District Band Festival.

Jake Richards ’22 was selected for the All National Concert Band Festival as one of the top clarinetists in the country! Otto Hillegas ’24 was accepted to the Drum Corps International Marching Band for the Spring/Summer 2022 season. Both Natalia and Milo also auditioned and were accepted to both Region Orchestra and Region Band Festivals and are currently preparing for their All State auditions.


Ellen Songle is the Director of Outreach Initiatives at Westtown School. She is responsible for supporting the strategic direction of the school, as well as the execution of marketing and communications strategies. She is energized by this work and has spent the last 15 years project managing and marketing events that engage clients in the educational, non-profit, corporate, and social sectors. Ellen graduated with a B.A. from the University of Richmond and has enjoyed exploring and living in many different areas of the country. Her greatest joy comes from being with her children at the beach, in the mountains, or on an outdoor adventure.

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