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Rod Serling Spring Dance Highlights
Watch our newest video highlighting the Rod Serling Spring Dance Concert.  The students, under the direction of Chelsea Gavazzi performed on April 21.  Watch the video on our YouTube Channel. 
BHS Junior Wins Second Place in Prestigious Competition
Binghamton High School junior Ethan Wetzel was awarded second place in the prestigious Southern Tier Music Teacher's Association (STMTA) Concerto Competition held at Binghamton University.  Wetzel performed on the Winners Concert on alto saxophone.  Congratulations! 
Steel Drum Band Performs in Baltimore
The Steel Drum Band, under the direction of Joel Smales, rocked it out in Baltimore this past weekend. Not only did the band sound amazing while performing….but the actions of the students at a baseball game and at a restaurant are to be commended. 
Media Arts students 3D print
Mrs. Crans’ Media Arts class recently completed a unit of study focusing on 3D printing. Library intern, Mr. Roman taught students about the history of 3D printing, and discussed the implications of 3D printing in the future. Students then learned how to render a 3D model from a series of photographs, and how to draft a model using Tinkercad drafting software. Students were then able to print their work. A special thank you to Mrs.Sluzar and Mr. Roman for making this project possible! 
Two BHS Students Receive 100% on NYSSMA Solos
Congratulations to our two Binghamton High School choral students that received a 100% on their NYSSMA All-State solo this year.  Jonah Capani (11th grade) and Olivia Capozzi (10th grade) sang their All-State solo at the NYSSMA festival in Johnson City on April 15. Both students are members of the BHS Mixed Chorus and Concert Choir. Congratulations! 
IB Students Performed 'My Luke, The Iron Horse'
Members of the BHS International Baccalaureate Theatre Class at BHS along with director Mrs. Koniuto and Producer Mr. Kassan pose with author Keith Van Derbeck after their performance of an original play - My Luke, The Iron Horse. the story of Lou Gehrig. 
Rod Serling School Dance Concert This Thursday
Come see the Rod Serling School Dance Department Spring Dance Concert directed by Chelsea Gavazzi with lighting design by Lawrence Kassan this Thursday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. All seats are $5.  For more information call 762-8202.  
Professional Singer Visits Binghamton High School
Local professional singer, Jenni Bank, returned to her alma mater BHS to work with chorus students.  She conducted a Master Vocal Class for students at the Rod Serling School of Arts.  Watch the story on WBNG and WICZ.   
Watch Highlights from BHS Musical
In case you missed it, you can watch a highlight reel from the BHS performance of Once Upon a Mattress on the BCSD YouTube Page 
Tickets on Sale for 'My Luke, The Iron Horse'
Come see 'My Luke, The Iron Horse' Saturday, April 16 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Binghamton High School Black Box Theatre.  The play explores Lou Gehrig's final years, revealing a story that will touch both your heart and mind. All seats are $10 and reservations are suggested.  
West Middle School Jazz Musicians Jam at Lost Dog

This past Wednesday at the Lost Dog Jazz Jam, students from West Middle School jammed with the professional group Miles Ahead, directed by Mike Carbone. Their selection was ”When the Saints Go Marching In,” a tune they've been working on to develop improvisation technique, reinforce music theory chordal structure and form, and public performance confidence. 

 
BHS Students Chosen for BCMEA Music Honors Festival

Sophia Klin and Rita Cesare-DeGroat, ninth graders at BHS auditioned and were accepted to perform in the Broome County Music Educators Association (BCMEA) Music Honors Festival in a concert at Binghamton University in Feb. Congratulations on excellence in music!

 
BHS Senior Chosen for 10-12 BCMEA All County Chorus
Congratulations to BHS senior, Molly Hawley, who was chosen for the 10-12 BCMEA All County Chorus! Molly performed with the 10-12 All County Chorus at SUNY Binghamton’s Anderson Center on March 12th. Congratulations! 
East, West and BHS Students Participate in BCMEA 7-9 Orchestra
Seven students from the East Middle School, West Middle School, and Binghamton High School Orchestra programs were selected to participate in the 2016 BCMEA 7-9 Orchestra Festival. 
District Art Show Showcases Art Programs at BCSD
The District Art Show took place March 3 and featured student artworks from students in K-12.  The pieces displayed exhibited all of the wonderful art programs that BCSD offers. The Middle School students at West created coloring book pages for visitors to join in and enjoy in the artistic experience. The art show will be on display for the month of March in Binghamton High School.  
BHS Presents Once Upon a Mattress

The Rod Serling School of Fine Arts presents the musical ONCE UPON A MATTRESS on Friday and Saturday, March 11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, March 13 at 2:00 p.m. in the Helen Foley Theatre at Binghamton High School. You may have thought that you knew the story of "The Princess and the Pea," but did you know that the Princess Winnifred swam the moat to meet Prince Dauntless? Or that, in fact, it wasn’t the pea at all that caused the princess a sleepless night! The musical is a comedic spin on the classic fairy tale. ONCE UPON A MATTRESS is filled with music and dance, making it perfect for the entire family.

 
BHS Band Students Chosen to Perform in Music Honor Festival
Eleven Binghamton High School band students auditioned and were accepted to perform in the Broome County Music Educators Association (BCMEA) Music Honors Festival hosted by BHS with a concert at Binghamton University in February.  Dr. Paula Holcomb, professor of music at SUNY Fredonia was the guest conductor.  Congratulations BHS musicians!
 
BHS Students Chosen for All State Festival

Nine students from Binghamton High School were chosen for the 10-12 Area All State Festival this year. In order to be chosen for Area All State, students had to successfully perform a level 5 or 6 NYSSMA solo. 

 
Students from BCSD Perform in Binghamton Youth Symphony Orchestra
The Binghamton Youth Symphony Orchestra opened its 55th concert season with a winter concert at West Middle School on Jan. 17. Musicians from more than 20 school districts performed a spirited program including The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Selections from Porgy and Bess and Fire of Anacapa.   
Davidge Choir Performs Carols at Rec Park

Binghamton High School’s Davidge Choir, under the direction of Jennifer Easley, had the opportunity to perform Holiday Carols at Recreation Park on Saturday evening, Dec. 19.  They were thrilled to be able to share the joy of the holidays with the community.

 
BHS Dance Department Performs at Home for the Holidays
On Dec. 4 students from Binghamton High School's Dance Department performed at Roberson Museum's 'Home for the Holidays' event.  The dancers were directed by Ms. Chelsea Gavazzi from the Rod Serling School of Fine Arts.   
New Video Montage of BHS Production of 'Barefoot in the Park'
Watch some highlights from this year's Binghamton High School performance of 'Barefoot in the Park' on the BCSD You Tube channel.  The video montage includes both casts of the play.   
West Middle teacher presents art show
West Middle School art teacher Joanne Arnold and her husband are holding an art exhibition at Atomic Tom's.  
BHS "Juice Blenders" Steel Drum Band performs in NYC, schedules upcoming performances
The BHS “Juice Blenders” Steel Drum Band has had a very busy spring! They hosted clinics by some of the hottest names in steel drums – Liam Teague (thanks to BOCES Arts-in-Ed) presented a workshop and performed with our students and Jonathan Scales Fourchestra presented a private concert and fielded questions.
 
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