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Virtual Honors Band conference allows students to explore music education
Virtual Honors Band conference allows students to explore music education
Posted on 12/10/2020
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Thirty Utica Community Schools student musicians had a unique opportunity to keep in tune with their music education at the MSBOA District 16 Virtual Honors Band on December 5th.

The students had an opportunity to virtually explore six different sessions at the conference.

Topics ranged from considering a future as a music director, using music as theapy, and staying motivated during remote learning.

The participating UCS students were:

  • Aryn Bartow, Henry Ford II High School – Flute
  • Hannah Bernardi, Gene L. Klida Utica Academy for International Studies, Clarinet
  • Emma Bowen, Stevenson High School – Clarinet
  • Elizabeth Brooks, Stevenson High School – Flute
  • Mary Borus, Utica High School – Alto Sax
  • James Bowman-Tomlinson, Utica High School – Alto Sax
  • Lochlann Cagle, Stevenson High School – Percussion
  • Tiffany Ann Canup, Stevenson High School – Euphonium
  • Tayare Cook, Stevenson High School - Percussion
  • Evan Deras, Eisenhower High School – Clarinet
  • Mitchell Deras, Eisenhower High School – Bass Clarinet
  • Olivia Dickerson, Stevenson High School – Flute
  • Sophia Dobbie, Gene L. Klida Academy for International Studies – Flute
  • Alyssa Guaresimo, Utica High School - Percussion
  • Sofia Kastelan, Stevenson High School - Euphonium
  • Molly Klein, Eisenhower High School – Trombone
  • Anthony Maharide, Stevenson High School – Clarinet
  • Dominic Martinic, Stevenson High School - Trombone
  • Peyton Mazurek, Eisenhower High School – Other
  • Jermiah Patrick, Stevenson High School – Tuba
  • Ashley Pittel, Utica High School – Flute
  • Matthew Robertson, Utica High School - Percussion
  • Erik Smith, Eisenhower High School – Alto Sax
  • Bradley Suggs, Utica High School - Percussion
  • Meredith Tipton, Stevenson High School – Percussion
  • Eva Troyanovich, Utica High School - Trombone
  • Jennifer Upcott, Eisenhower High School – Percussion
  • Isabella Wetzel, Eisenhower High School – Flute
  • Erin Widman, Eisenhower High School – Percussion
  • Chloe Zaharof, Stevenson High School - Trumpet