SHRUB OAK, N.Y. - The Lakeland Copper Beech Middle School Honors Band achieved a gold rating at the NYSSMA (New York State School Music Association) Band Majors Festival at Fox Lane High School on May 18. The LCBMS Honors Band is directed by Richard Russo and comprised of 44 sixth and seventh and eighth grade students. A gold rating is reserved for only the most accomplished performing groups.
Copper Beech Band Received Top Honors
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“We certainly improved our scores this year,” said Lakeland/Panas/Putnam Valley coach Sorin Cepoi, whose team was also the Division 2 champion.
By MIKE SABINIFebruary 16, 2018
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