Music students in the Baldwinsville Central School District are gearing up for their winter concerts, which are all free and open to the community.
Ray Middle School, located at 7650 Van Buren Road, will hold its sixth-grade winter concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 in the school gym. The sixth-grade band, orchestra and chorus will perform several pieces to demonstrate the musical skills they have been honing. The following week, the seventh-grade band, orchestra and chorus will perform at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16. Both performances are free and open to the public.
The school is also planning a Carols and Cookies Concert at 1 p.m. Saturday Dec. 5 in the school cafeteria. Community members will feast on holiday treats as they listen to orchestra members perform holiday chamber music. This event is also free.
Baker High School, located at 29 East Oneida St., has scheduled its winter concert for 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10 in the school's auditorium. The school's wind ensemble, concert band, orchestra, chamber choir and concert choir will each perform separately and then combine to perform the concert finale, "Do You Hear What I Hear." The school will be collecting non-perishable food items for the Baldwinsville Christmas Bureau at the concert.