Howdie Victoria Adesuyi!


Amanda Martin

Victoria Adesuyi

By Amanda Martin, Staff Writer

Victoria Adesuyi is a sophomore and she is part of the band. Band is something that is really important to her.

The Wrangler: How long have you been part of the band?

Adesuyi: I’ve been part of the band since sixth grade.

The Wrangler: What got you interested in joining band?

Adesuyi: My brother used to play percussion, so he kind of introduced me to it.

The Wrangler: What are some of the things you like about being in band?

Adesuyi: You have more friends, there’s more of a friendly atmosphere, and it’s really fun playing.

The Wrangler: What instrument do you play?

Adesuyi: Percussion, well specifically the Marimba.

The Wrangler: Why did you pick the Marimba?

Adesuyi: My brother played it, [and] it was kind of fun too.

The Wrangler: What are the benefits of being in band?

Adesuyi: You have more friends, you get to travel a lot, and you get to do what you like to do, play music.

The Wrangler: What is the best part of being part of the band?

Adesuyi: I guess the friends that you get.

The Wrangler: Is there a time of year when it is very stressful to be in band?

Adesuyi: Yes, right now because you have school to balance with it, then you [also] have lots of competitions to go to.

The Wrangler: How do you balance both band and school?

Adesuyi: Well, I usually take time off in the afternoons, after band practice to really get stuff done.

The Wrangler: Do you plan on playing an instrument after high school?

Adesuyi: I would like to, but probably not.