Medina and Albion bands have strong showing at Seneca Falls

Staff Reports Posted 17 May 2015 at 12:00 am

Provided photos – The Medina Mustang Marching Band performs in Saturday’s parade 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.

Albion won first place in the marching band category.

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.

Medina’s Color Guard took first place.

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.

Logan London, right, and the Color Guard from Albion lead the marching band in the parade.

Albion was first in Marching Band with an 89 score and third in Jazz Ensemble with a 96.