NYSBDA HONOR BAND
James Rios attended the 2013 New York State Band Director’s Association conference, March 1-3. James was selected from over 400 nominees from 30 different districts in the state for the 2013 High School Honor Band. He was one of five alto saxophone players selected and was seated 2nd chair. The conference concluded with a performance by the NYSBDA honor band on Sunday afternoon.
A LL-COUNTY MUSIC FESTIVAL
AMANDA OSBORN (sr. / soprano) and TAYLOR BURGESS (jr. / alto) have been chosen to sing in the MIXED CHOIR at the NYSCAME ALL-COUNTY MUSIC FESTIVAL on November 16 at Northport HS--7:30PM. In order to be chosen for this festival, a musician must be among Suffolk County's very best 11th and 12th grade musicians.
Amanda received a 100 on her solo last spring, and, in addition to attending All-County, has been chosen as an alternate to the ALL-STATE MUSIC FESTIVAL. She also attended the Vocal Institute at Westminster Choir College's summer pre-college program.
Taylor attended the NYSSSA School of Choral Studies at SUNY Fredonia (MORE on NYSSSA) over the summer and participates in the SUNY Stony Brook Saturday pre-college music program during the school year.
Congratulations to both of these outstanding young singers!