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High School and Middle School Students Perform in Greater Utica Honors Ensembles

On Saturday, Jan. 25, a total of 35 students from the Whitesboro Middle School Campus and Whitesboro High School performed in the Greater Utica Honors Ensembles at Westmoreland High School.

Students in grades 6-8 performed in the Honors Middle School Concert Band and students in grades 9-12 performed in the Youth Wind Ensemble. The honors ensembles are comprised of students from local school districts, and students were selected based on teacher recommendation. Students rehearsed on three Saturdays prior to the concert.

Dr. Bradley Ethington of Syracuse University was the distinguished conductor of both the Middle School Concert Band and the Youth Wind Ensemble. This was a rewarding opportunity for our students to work with a college professor. They worked very hard and enjoyed preparing for this memorable event!

Our congratulations go out to: Carmella Chrisman, Grace Olds, Olivia Strife, Liam Buckley, Joseph Drager, Ryan Bauernfeind, Catherine Brown, Brady Colbert, Adam Gutowski, Kyle Little, Kieragan Wood, Alexander Phelps, Briana Finch, Tiffany Warner, Kayla Orr, Jack Towns, Alyson Bartolomie, Peyton Lahey, Gavyn Burgdoff, Brennan Withers, Benjamin Zyskowski, Joseph LaBarbera, Derick Figueroa, Remington Jenne, Luke Miller, Avery Davis, Connor Hahn, Lauren Sfeir, Annika Heacock, Lily Burnett, Nicholas Nassif,  Jasmine Ortiz, Jenna Sents, and Connor Zabko.

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