Maine-Endwell Central School District News Article

Musicians selected for honor bands

NYSBDA students

Congratulation to these Middle School and High School musicians accepted into the 2021 New York State Band Directors Association Honor Band and Jazz Band! The students were selected from applicants all across New York State.  

M-E selections are:
Middle School:
Hannah Serfass - Flute
Samuel Smith – Clarinet
Jacob Williamson – Alto Saxophone
Anthony Maione – Tenor Saxophone
Nathan Tarbox – Horn
James VanAuken – Euphonium
Lily Colling – Mallets
Porter Mann – Timpani

High School:
Kailey Labrecque-Flute
Sierra Webster-Clarinet
Willem Rathgeber-Baritone Saxophone
Kate Martin-French Horn
Reese Mathias-Trombone
Dylan Piester-Euphonium
Nikolett Blackham-Euphonium
Lucas Bernhauer- Alternate Band
Daniel Polhamus- Alternate Band & Jazz Band

This year a series of virtual events will take place in January and February, culminating in a virtual performance on March 6. The students will participate in a recording project which includes meeting student musicians across the state, and learning from and working with a guest conductor. They will also learn how to record with a sound engineer.

The district’s MS bands are under the direction of Jennifer Pham, and Jackie Kovacs directs the High School bands.

Way to go SPARTANS!

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