|The CBA orchestra which consists of students in grades 7-12, won a gold medal at the New YorkState Music Association (NYSMA) Competition for Major Ensembles held at Skaneateles High School recently. The band, which also competed, received asilver medal.
This is the first time in the history of CBA that any music organization has attended this event. There are four levels of awards given: Gold with Distinction, Gold, Silver and Bronze and six levels in which to compete. CBA was awarded a gold on level four. The strings program started just five years ago with six students. It has now over 20 students participating in strings.
The CBA orchestra that won the gold medal at NYSMA includes: Front row (l-r): Hari Nanthakumar, Sydney Wind, Claire Bailey, Elizabeth Sasser, Hannah Kang, Katie Toole. Back row (l-r): Greg Maziuk, Geoffrey Parkes, Grace O’Connor, Sarah Garcia, Emery Lawrence, Summer Mills, Sarah Boulos, Adam Wang, Jack Toole and Dan O’Connor. Sid Perkins, Marygrace Hanson and Phil Parkes were absent from photo.
- CAMPUS MINISTRY