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Barker Bands Compete at Darien Lake Music Festival & 2 Musicians Perform Level 6 Solo at All State

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 Barker Bands Compete at Darien Lake Music Festival & 2 Musicians Perform Level 6 Solo at All State

 

High School Band Wins Best In Class. DerSarkissian & Goodwin Both Receive High Grades. 

High School Band  

Friday, May 24th the Barker Junior and Senior High Bands competed at the Darien Lake Music Festival. The Junior High Band placed 4th in their Class with a score of 94.4%. The High School Band came home with a plaque for placing 2nd Overall and won a trophy for Best Band in their Class with a score of 97.2%. Congratulations to both the Junior High and Senior High Bands.

 

Members of band who were present for the awards presentation are pictured above:

Front (L-R): Emily Oliveira, Lena Fazzolari, Lisbet Lopez Paz, Rachel Haseley, Jessalynn Coen.

Middle (L-R): Drew Sandolfini, Lilleeane Check, Elizabeth Hopkins, Mr. Jeff Rappold (Director), Kaitlyn Goodwin, Kaitlyn Carmer, Megan Fragale, Logan Wolentarski, Genevieve Harris, Ariana Peace.

Back (L-R): Ryan Santarsiero, Brent Johnson, Andrew Hill, Zachary Hill, Wesley Harris, Samantha Mace.

 

Also in recent band news, two Barker High School Band students performed at All-State Solo Festival on Saturday, June 1st. Xander DerSarkissian played a Level 6 solo on trumpet and received a 98%. Kaitlyn Goodwin played a Level 6 clarinet solo and obtained a 94%. Level 6 is the most challenging music to perform. Congratulations to both musicians on a job extremely well done!