J2167

Congratulating eight William Floyd Student-Musicians on being selected to represent their school and district in the 2022 New York S...

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J2167


Senate Resolution No. 2167

BY: Senator PALUMBO

CONGRATULATING eight William Floyd
Student-Musicians upon the occasion of being
selected to represent their school and district in
the 2022 New York State Band Directors Association
All-State Honor Band Festival

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize the
dedication and commitment of our young people who distinguish themselves
through excellence in musical events; and

WHEREAS, Music festivals provide 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
congratulate eight William Floyd Student-Musicians upon the occasion of
being selected to represent their school and district in the 2022 New
York State Band Directors Association (NYSBDA) All-State Honor Band
Festival which was held March 5-6, 2022, in Syracuse, New York; and

WHEREAS, These talented students were selected based on their
outstanding New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) solo scores
and upon director recommendation; additionally, four William Floyd High
School students were selected as alternates; and

WHEREAS, The NYSBDA Honor Band selections included: William Paca
Middle School-Joseph Cordaro, Director; Kolton Chamberlain, tuba, 8th
grade; and Jackson Seifert, trombone, 8th grade; William Floyd Middle
School-Dawn Conefry, Director; Jack Meyer, trumpet, 8th grade; Becky
Neikens, flute, 7th grade; and Colin Smith, trumpet, 8th grade; William
Floyd High School-Garry Helbock, Director; Kurtis Chamberlain,
percussion, 12th grade; Justin Cooke, euphonium, 12th grade; and Ian
Hua, flute, 12th grade; and

WHEREAS, The NYSBDA Honor Band alternates consisted of: William
Floyd High School-Garry Helbock and Kim Hyland, Directors; Kassidy
Chamberlain, piccolo and flute, 10th grade; Joshua Crespo, baritone
saxophone, 9th grade; Thomas Francis, baritone saxophone, 12th grade;
and Christina Girardi, bassoon, 12th grade; and

WHEREAS, Each of these young musicians are deserving of his or her
own recognition and spotlight, for their remarkable commitment and hours
of practice in perfecting their musical abilities; and

WHEREAS, Music study is most worthy of being encouraged and
promoted, as it provides an opportunity for students to exhibit their
skills to an audience, thereby giving them self-esteem to last a
lifetime; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate eight William Floyd Student-Musicians upon the occasion of
being selected to represent their school and district in the 2022 New

York State Band Directors Association (NYSBDA) All-State Honor Band
Festival; and be it further

RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to the eight aforementioned William Floyd Student-Musicians
and four alternatives.

actions

  • 24 / Mar / 2022
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 29 / Mar / 2022
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 29 / Mar / 2022
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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