Band students from Van Buren Elementary School filled Shamballa Caf (c) and Coffee Roasters in the village of Baldwinsville with music on the evening of April 28.
According to Van Buren's band director, Brian Franco, the event was designed to bring the talent of Baldwinsville's young musicians into the community in an exciting new atmosphere and provide the students with a unique performing experience.
Thirteen band students from fourth and fifth grade participated playing solos and duets, as well as performing in trios and quartets. The students who participated are: Jacob Bardenett, Caleb Barron, Evan Biedermann, Michael Brussel, Lucas Butchko, Cole Christensen, Maggie Hannon, Dustin Harris, Marie Knittel, Anna Mazurkiewicz, Paxton Potter and Ryan Radicello.
Caleb Barron (left) and Anna Mazurkiewicz, students at Van Buren Elementary School, play a duet at Shamballa Caf (c) and Coffee Roasters in Baldwinsville.