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Paster and Wade Represent at NYSBDA Symposium

Senior trumpet player Andrew Wade and senior euphonium player Andrew Paster performed with the New York State Band Directors Association (NYSBDA) Honor Band at the NYSBDA Symposium held March 4-6, 2022 in Syracuse. The three-day event was filled with rehearsals, workshops, and finished with a concert to end the Symposium. Directors and students come from all over New York to attend the event. Students must submit applications and their NYSSMA solo scores to try and earn an invitation into this top level ensemble. Both students started playing their instruments in fourth grade and have continued with it through senior year as they faced full course loads, participated in different clubs and sports such as Troupe, cross country and outdoor track. Thank you to Andrew and Andrew for representing Ballston Spa and for all of your hard work and dedication.