Medina and Albion bands have strong showing at Seneca Falls
SENECA FALLS – The Albion and Medina marching bands both competed in the Seneca Falls Pageant of Bands on Friday and Saturday with Medina taking the top prize as grand champion champion.
There were 16 bands from western and central New York competing in jazz, concert band, color guard, twirling, percussion and parade. The schools are placed in classifications based on the size of their enrollment.
In Jazz, Medina took first place in the Senior High B class, with Solvay coming in second and Albion in third. In Senior High Concert Band, Medina took first against Akron. Medina also was awarded first place in Twirling, Color Guard, Percussion and Parade.
The Medina band leaves for Ohio on May 21 and will be back to perform in the Memorial Day parade on May 25.
Albion was first in Marching Band with an 89 score and third in Jazz Ensemble with a 96.