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Comets Capture Gold at NYSSMA Festival

The Sandy Creek Central School High School Concert Band under the direction of Thomas Artini was awarded a “Gold Medal With Distinction” at the NYSSMA Major Organizations Festival In Fulton.

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With their award are members of the concert band, from left: Taylor Mullin, CodiAnne Salzman, Collin Reff, Rachel Yerdon, Maggie King, Tyler Wood, Sarah MacDougal, Liberty Yalch and Madeline Yousey.

This rating is awarded to organizations that demonstrate an outstanding level of technical and artistic skill in a performance deemed exceptional.

The High School Concert Band has received a Gold Medal in three out of the last four years.

This is the second time the Concert Band has achieved a “Gold Medal With Distinction.”