Guilderland School District
NY

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Guilderland Students Recognized for NYSBDA Honor Ensembles

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The Guilderland Music Department is proud to announce that ten students have been recognized by the New York State Band Directors Association. Each year from hundreds of applicants, Honor Band members are chosen based upon their NYSSMA score from the previous spring.  Each ensemble rehearses and performs during the NYS Band Directors annual Symposium held at the Syracuse Convention Center from March 2-4, 2018.

 

Selected to perform in the High School Honor Band under the direction of Dr. Jennifer Bill, (Boston University), are Aidan Fusco, trumpet, Hugh Smith, tuba, and Tracy Wei, flute

 

Performing with the Middle School Honor Band are: Pathirana Dilni, clarinet, Melody Yu, clarinet, William Angus, tenor saxophone, and Bailey Yerdon, percussion. Dr. Milt Allen will conduct the Middle School Honor Band.

 

Performing in the Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Sherrie Maricle are three trombonists: Aidan Doyle, Kathryn Giordano, and Vivian Redmond.

 

Selection to these prestigious ensembles demonstrates exceptional musicianship and is an outstanding accomplishment. Congratulations to these fine young players, and their teachers, Mrs. Kathleen Ehlinger, Mr. Lee Russo, and Mrs. Alexis Ziomek.

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Dec 5, 2017 7:00 PM  Board of Education Regular Meeting

The Guilderland Music Department is proud to announce that ten students have been recognized by the New York State Band Directors Association. Each year from hundreds of applicants, Honor Band members are chosen based upon their NYSSMA score from the previous spring. Each ensemble rehearses and performs during the NYS Band Directors annual Symposium held at the Syracuse Convention Center from March 2-4, 2018.

Selected to perform in the High School Honor Band under the direction of Dr. Jennifer Bill, (Boston University), are Aidan Fusco, trumpet, Hugh Smith, tuba, and Tracy Wei, flute

Performing with the Middle School Honor Band are: Pathirana Dilni, clarinet, Melody Yu, clarinet, William Angus, tenor saxophone, and Bailey Yerdon, percussion. Dr. Milt Allen will conduct the Middle School Honor Band.

Performing in the Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Sherrie Maricle are three trombonists: Aidan Doyle, Kathryn Giordano, and Vivian Redmond.

Selection to these prestigious ensembles demonstrates exceptional musicianship and is an outstanding accomplishment. Congratulations to these fine young players, and their teachers, Mrs. Kathleen Ehlinger, Mr. Lee Russo, and Mrs. Alexis Ziomek.

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