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Port Byron Music Students Earning Recognition in 2019

The past couple of months have seen multiple Port Byron students of all ages receive acknowledgment and acclaim for their musical prowess.  

As recently as last weekend, Port Byron students had participated in the Cayuga County Music Educators Association spring All-County Festival. Notably, this was the first year that elementary school students were included in the event. We’d like to congratulate the following A.A. Gates students for their invitation to perform at the festival:

  • Brooke Brambley
  • Maggie Dauenhauer
  • Marlena Doerle
  • Isabella Dunn
  • Erin Ganetti
  • Brynn Hare
  • Dylan Howell
  • Matt Howell
  • Bethany Jump
  • Jenna Jump
  • Modena Phillips
  • Calvin Sager
  • Ruby Seamans
  • Kali Snyder
  • Solomon Whitcomb

elementary school performers


The concert, which took place on March 30 at the Weedsport Junior/Senior High School, also hosted nearly a dozen students from the Dana West Junior/Senior High school as well. Congratulations to these 11 students on their selection (which was based upon scores from their past solo performances):

  • Cheyanne Goodman
  • Conner Gordon
  • Xavier Heath
  • Jenna Mapley
  • Max Noga
  • Ashley Rooker
  • Chelsea Rooker
  • Mason Stabinsky
  • Ike Svitavsky
  • Anna Vincent
  • Braden York

senior high school performers


The weekend prior, junior Sophie Redmond had been selected to perform the violin at the Oswego County Music Educators Association All-County Orchestra Festival, and played as part of a full concert on March 23.

sophie redmond


Earlier this year, Port Byron's own Conner Gordon was selected to play trombone as part of the New York State School Music Association Area All-State Festival! This festival invited the very best across New York State to perform, and Conner was among only a small number of students from Cayuga County to receive the nod.

conner gordon

Congratulations to all of Port Byron’s students for their exemplary work and performances. Way to wrap up “Music in our Schools” month in style!

Superintendent: Neil O'Brien
Phone: 315.776.5728
Fax: 315.776.4050
Address: 30 Maple Avenue
Port Byron, New York 13140