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The CNS Northstars Marching Band is a nationally acclaimed, award winning, varsity level, co-curricular high school music program  in the North Syracuse Central School District. The marching band consists of musicians and guard members from 7th to 12th grades that compete in the New York State Field Band Conference.

 

The Northstars have competed and participated in numerous local and national events such as the NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the Tournament of Roses Parade, the TaxSlayer Bowl, the Citrus Bowl and various USBands and Bands of America (BOA) competitions.

 

For more information, please feel free to explore our website to learn more about the Northstars Marching Band.

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Congratulations to the 2016-2017 Northstars Marching Band Senior Class!

Thank you for your dedication and all that you’ve done for the Northstars Marching Band!  We’ll miss you!
Good luck to all of you!!

William Carr – SUNY Oneonta, Biology
Jeremy Clark – Clarkson University, Computer Science
Ciara Colburn – Herkimer College, Physical Therapy Assistant
Claire Cuddy – St. Joseph’s University, Accounting
Caleb Fassett – Hartwick College, Biology
Owen Flaherty – University of Rochester, Undecided
Gunnar Hokanson – Lemoyne College, Math (Concentration in Statistics)
Christian Jaquay – Syracuse University, Music Education
Clayton Perrigo – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Computer Science
Stephen Schermerhorn – SUNY Canton, Civil/Env. Engineering Technology
Halie Schug – Onondaga Community College, Nursing
Brianna Swanson – Clarkson University, Chemical Engineering
Nathan Tomasulo – Monroe Community College, Cinema Studies
Emma Vallelunga – SUNY Plattsburgh, Multimedia Journalism
Kyle Wicks – Rochester Institute of Technology, Electrical Engineering
Hayley Whitney – Florida Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering

 

“Once a Northstar, Always a Northstar”

The Cicero-North Syracuse Northstars Marching Band has been selected to perform in the 2018 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!

 

Wesley Whatley, creative director for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

 

The Cicero-North Syracuse Northstars Marching Band sweeps the competition at the TaxSlayer Bowl Contest of Champions!

Overall Field Show Champions earning $10,000 and an exclusive performance during pregame, 1st Place Class AA, and all caption awards in Class AA:  Outstanding Music, Outstanding Percussion, Outstanding Marching, Outstanding Auxiliary, Outstanding General Effect and Outstanding Drum Major

Taxslayer Bowl Halftime Show

Pep Rally at Jacksonville Landing

Championship Performance at Bolles School in Jacksonville


Cicero-North Syracuse Northstars Marching Band

2016 Large School 2 New York State Field Band Conference Champions!!


INTRODUCING THE 2017 CNS NORTHSTARS MARCHING BAND SHOW!

 

 

2017 NORTHSTARS MARCHING BAND STAFF


Director:   Karen Seamans

 

Assistant Director:   Drew Rebecchi

 

Assistant Director:   Rachael Howard

 

Brass Instruction:   John Raschella

 

Woodwind Instruction:   Kerry Dromgoole

 

Percussion Instruction:   Patrick Blakley

 

Percussion Instruction:   Kris Norton

 

Percussion Instruction:   Liz Jaquay

 

Colorguard Instruction:   Stephanie Bell

 

Colorguard Instruction:   Taylor Laris

 

Colorguard Instruction:   Alysia Wisniewski

 

Marching Instruction:   Ashleigh Pitcher

 

Marching Instruction:   Jake Patterson

 

Drill/Visual Design:   Karen Seamans

 

Music Arrangement:   Nick M. Baratta

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