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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 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, 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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Cicero-North Syracuse Northstars Marching Band caps an incredible year with a performance in the 2018 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!! 

#CNSMacys2018

CNS Performance in Central Park

CNS in Times Square

 

Congratulations to the Cicero-North Syracuse Northstars Marching Band on a 2nd Place Finish in National Class at the NYSFBC Championships!! 

The Northstars completed their 2018 competitive season by placing 2nd in National Class at the 2018 NYSFBC Championships held at the Carrier Dome!!!   This year marked the return of the Northstars to National Class after a 5 year absence!!!  Congratulations to all the students and staff on an incredible season!

 

INTRODUCING THE 2018 CNS NORTHSTARS MARCHING BAND SHOW!

 

 

2018 NORTHSTARS MARCHING BAND STAFF


Director:   Karen Seamans

 

Assistant Director:   Drew Rebecchi

 

Assistant Director:   Rachael Howard

 

Brass Coordinator:   John Raschella

 

Woodwind Coordinator:   Kerry Dromgoole

 

Percussion Coordinator:   Patrick Blakley

 

Music Instruction:   Christian Jaquay

 

Music Instruction:   Liz Jaquay

 

Music Instruction:   Kris Norton

 

Music Instruction:   Ashleigh Pitcher

 

Marching Instruction:   Jon Calhoun

 

Marching Instruction:   Jake Patterson

 

Marching Instruction:   Larry Schmidt

 

Marching Instruction:   Brianna Swanson

 

Colorguard Instruction:   Stephanie Bell

 

Colorguard Instruction:   Taylor Laris

 

Colorguard Instruction:   Alysia Wisniewski

 

Colorguard Instruction:   CiCi Tolerico

 

Drill/Visual Design:   Karen Seamans

 

Music Arrangement:   Nick M. Baratta

NORTHSTARS IN THE NEWS


2018

The Cicero-North Syracuse marching band marches in the 92nd Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade – Post Standard

C-NS kids in the Macy’s Day Parade (Video) – LocalSyr

Watch C-NS marching band play ‘On Broadway’ at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (Video) – Post Standard

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade 2018 takes off with Charlie Brown, Paw Patrol and more despite cold – Post Standard

C-NS Marching Band shines in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade – CNYCentral

C-NS marching band preparing for Macy’s Day parade (Video) – LocalSyr

How the C-NS marching band plans to stay warm during Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade – Post Standard

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: Bands To Look Out For – FloMarching

North Syracuse Central School District News (Video)  – Youtube

Cicero-North Syracuse students set to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (Video)  – LocalSyr 

Marching to Glory:  CNS Band to Perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (Video)  – CNYCentral 

C-NS Marching Band Ready to Take the National Stage – Spectrum News 

NYS Championships at the Carrier Dome Results – Post Standard 

Wing-A-Lings Adds Flavor & Fundraises for C-NS Marching Band (Video)  – LocalSyr 

2017

Cool Schools: CNY State Champions (Video)  – LocalSyr 

Cicero North Syracuse Marching Band Wins National Title – Post Standard 

Cicero-North Syracuse Wins Big at NYS Marching Band Competition – LocalSyr 

NYS marching band championships 2017 results: And the winners are… – Post Standard 

NY High School Bands Competing at the Carrier Dome – CNY Central 

CNS-Baldwinsville Halftime Show – Post Standard

C-NS Marching Band chosen to perform in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (video) – CNYCentral

C-NS Northstars Marching Band to perform in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (video) – LocalSyr

CNS Marching Band Will Perform in 2018 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade – Spectrum News

CNS marching band to perform at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade – Post-Standard

Watch C-NS band react to getting to play in 2018 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (video) – Post-Standard