DCS music students selected to participate in SCMEA All-County Music Festival

Congratulations to our DCS students who were selected to participate in this past weekend’s Schoharie County Music Educators’ Association (SCMEA) All-County Music Festival, held at Duanesburg High School! Duanesburg students joined music students from six other neighboring school districts for choral and band performances in Joe Bena Hall on Saturday, March 18. Kudos to our music teachers in the district who helped coordinate the event – Scott Hopkins, Lindsay Heck, and Mary Clare Waltz. DCS student participants included:

2023 All-County Middle School Chorus

five female students and one male student stand on a theatrical stage

  • Soprano: Sam Noviczski, Vivienne Hyde, Carissa Holliday
  • Alto: Mallorie Howe, Nellie Kosier
  • Baritone: Noah Peterson

2023 All-County High School Chorus 

four female teenage students pose in a hallway

  • Soprano: Eowyn Boggs, Cadence Weaver
  • Alto: Lauren Capron, Jade Menzies

2023 All-County High School Band

a group of students sit in theater seats in an auditorium 

  • Piccolo – Madeline Engel
  • Flute 1 – Wyatt Moss
  • Flute 2 – Jennifer Patino
  • Clarinet – Breeanna Moss
  • Alto Sax 2 – Morgan Malpezzi, Declan O’Connor
  • Trumpet 1 – Tyler Drexel, Matthew Newvine
  • French Horn – Keegan Brooks
  • Trombone 1 – Gavin Sexton
  • Baritone – Preston Voelker
  • Tuba – Lucas Losito
  • Electric Bass – Grace DeAngelis, Ava Pagano
  • Timpani – Allison Hopkins
  • Percussion/Mallets – Anthony Cervera, Bryce Mensing, Asa Orion Pagano, Jecen Zdanowicz

Other participating schools included:  Berne-Knox-Westerlo, Cobleskill-Richmondville, Middleburgh, Schoharie, and Sharon Springs