Band Honors

16 ICSD Band Members Earn All-State Honors

The Ithaca City School District Music Department is proud to announce that 16 Band Members from DeWitt Middle School and Boynton Middle School have been selected as alternates or members of the 2013 New York State Band Directors Association (NYSBDA) Statewide Middle School Honor Band.

The students include; Jason Wang (trumpet), Riley Lenetsky (bass clarinet), Jason Moore (oboe - alternate), Katrina Twardokus (oboe), Brooke Henderson (trumpet), Nicole Peters (flute); Rowan Miller (flute), Seldeon Oshoe (oboe - alternate), Elsa Mohlke (Alto Saxophone), Noah Sorensen (percussion); Yuuki Real (trombone), Lily Cowen (trombone), Lauren Eng (clarinet), Jordan Lu (clarinet), Robin Steuteville (french horn - alternate), Stella Whittaker (french horn - alternate).

Selection to the NYSBDA Statewide Middle School Honor Band is based on 2012 NYSSMA Solo Performance Scores, Teacher Recommendations and Performance Evaluations. Ithaca has the largest contingent of members in the Statewide Honor Band for the 3rd consecutive year.

The selected students will perform with the other members of the Statewide Band at the NYSBDA Convention on March 1 - 3, 2013, in Liverpool, NY.