The Phoenix High School Instrumental Music Program participated in the Darien Lake Festival of Music this year.
The wind ensemble won first place in the AAA competition and the varsity jazz band won first place in the AA competition under the direction of music teacher David Frateschi.
The symphonic band, under the direction of music teacher Joanna Young, received second place in the AA competition.
The wind ensemble also received the “Grand Champion” award for best performance by a concert band out of all the bands participating with the high score of the day, 98.
Pictured are the awards the students took home.