J1707

Commending the Manhasset High School Marching Band upon the occasion of capturing the USBands New York State Championship title

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J1707


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending the Manhasset High School Marching
Band upon the occasion of capturing the USBands New York State Champion-
ship title on October 21, 2012

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize the dedi-
cation and commitment of our young people who distinguish themselves
through excellence in musical competition; and
WHEREAS, Music competition provides an opportunity for students to
exhibit their practical skills to an audience, thereby giving them a
sense of pride in their hard work and efforts; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
the Manhasset High School Marching Band upon the occasion of capturing
the USBands New York State Championship title on Sunday, October 21,
2012, at the Hofstra University - James Shuart Stadium in Hempstead, New
York; and
WHEREAS, This impressive victory is the Manhasset High School Marching
Band's fourth consecutive New York State Championship win, ably demon-
strating that this outstanding ensemble is second to none; and
WHEREAS, Directed by Randy Knudsen, the Manhasset High School Marching
Band's prize-winning show was entitled "Pictures at an Exhibition," and
was based on four famous paintings; and
WHEREAS, Talent, dedication, and teamwork have made the Manhasset High
School Marching Band the successful ensemble it is today; and
WHEREAS, The members of the Manhasset High School Marching Band show
outstanding commitment, participating in numerous music rehearsals and
practice sessions, fully aware that time and devotion directly affect
the quality of their music; and
WHEREAS, Each young musician in the Manhasset High School Marching
Band deserves individual recognition and applause for their remarkable
discipline and perseverance in perfecting their musical talent; and
WHEREAS, The administration of the Manhasset High School are committed
to actively promoting and nurturing a comprehensive music program for
all students of the district; and
WHEREAS, The Manhasset High School Marching Band's achievements stand
as a proud testament to the leadership of Band Director Randy Knudsen,
the hard work of its members and the dedication of its parents, teach-
ers, administration and community-at-large, illustrating the spirit of
excellence and achievement which is Manhasset High School's hallmark and
tradition; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend the Manhasset High School Marching Band upon the occasion of
capturing the USBands New York State Championship title; and be it
further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Randy Knudsen, Band Director, Manhasset High School.

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  • 03 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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