Williamsville Music News

Congratulations to the following students who were selected to 2014 2015 NAfME National Honors Ensembles and NYSSMA Conference All State Ensembles!

NAfME National Honors Ensembles – Performance in Nashville, TN October 2014 at the Grand Ole Opry:

Huibo Guan, tuba, EH, Takayuki Suzuki, trumpet, EH, Nora Wolcott, French horn, SH

NYSSMA All-State Ensembles – Performance in Rochester, NY December 2014 at Kodak Hall in the Eastman Theatre:

Andrew Cartwright, bass trombone, EH, Maddie Ferguson, clarinet, EH, Christian Johnson, alto saxophone, EH, Claire Kim, viola, EH, Jonathan Kim, cello, NH, Margaret Larson, NH, Grace Lee, cello, EH, Emily Mattukle, soprano, SH, Michal Muzyk, french horn, NH, Mandela Namaste, violin, EH, Nicholas Rutland, tenor, SH, Annamaria Sauer, violin, EH, Ian Shaw, french horn, SH, Kayleigh Vilardo, soprano, SH, Caroline Wang, cello, EH, Michael Wright, bass, NH, Simon Wu, violin, NH

Congrats to our 2014 WMB Scholarship winners:

Jesse Bonaventura - Williamsville South

Teagan Faran - Williamsville East

Aidan Scoccia - Williamsville North

Madison Warren - Williamsville South

Jonathan Weisbrot - Williamsville East

Williamsville Named one of the Best Communities for Music Education 2014 - March 2014

“These schools and districts make a strong commitment to music education in the core curriculum supporting its essential value to a well-rounded education for every child,” said Mary Luehrsen, NAMM Foundation executive director. “Strong, engaging programs that offer students access to music cannot thrive in a vacuum. The Best Communities designation and the SupportMusic Merit Award bring hard-won visibility to music classes, programs and departments that are keeping music education alive in our schools.”  More Information