Durgee band members score high

Members of Durgee Junior High School's band participated in the NYSSMA Spring Solo and Ensemble Music Festival, held May 7 and 8 at Groton High School. All of Durgee's students received an A+, A, outstanding, excellent or good score for their performances. Students are:

    Alex Almonte -- Saxophone, excellent

Catherine Beamish -- Piano, A+; Oboe, A

Connor Bogardus -- Trumpet, A+

Nicole Burrows -- Clarinet, good

Michelle Chapman -- Flute, good

Emily Christopher -- Flute, excellent

Olivia Cordaro -- Flute, good

Nicole Damon -- Flute Solo, A+; Flute Duet, excellent

Garrett Darrah -- Saxophone Quartet, excellent

Brandon Duger -- Snare Drum, A

Megan Eubank -- Clarinet, outstanding

Erin Knaul -- Flute Duet, excellent

Gabrielle Piraino -- Flute Duet, outstanding

Carina Scalise -- Flute Duet, outstanding

Anne Simmonds -- Flute Duet, excellent

Peter Snell -- Saxophone Quartet, excellent; Saxophone Solo, excellent

Erin States -- Flute, excellent

Bailey Sullivan -- Flute Duet, excellent

Victoria Thompson -- Saxophone Quartet, excellent

Tyler Werner -- Saxophone Quartet, excellent

Jesse Wilhelm -- Clarinet Duet, excellent

Krista Wright -- Clarinet Duet, excellent

Members of Durgee Junior High School's band who performed in a recent NYSSMA festival are (back row, from left) Emily Christopher, Catherine Beamish, Anne Simmonds, Bailey Sullivan, Victoria Thompson, Carina Scalise, Erin Knaul, Connor Bogardus, Peter Snell, Garrett Darrah, Tyler Werner, (front row, from left) Brandon Duger, Erin States, Nicole Damon, Gabrielle Piraino, Megan Eubank, Alex Almonte, and Nicole Burrows. Missing are Krista Wright, Jesse Wilhelm, Michelle Chapman and Olivia Cordaro.

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