(Photos from the Port Washington Union Free School District)

Port Washington School District Hosts Unforgettable District Band Spectacular

The Port Washington School District proudly presented the District Band Spectacular on Wednesday, March 13, captivating the audience at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts with an evening of remarkable musical prowess and talent.

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Under the baton of guest conductor Mr. Richard F. Regan, the event showcased the remarkable musical achievements of students from the combined elementary schools, Carrie P. Weber Middle School, and Paul D. Schreiber High School. The performance was a testament to the dedication and hard work of these budding musicians, featuring a diverse selection of pieces ranging from “Furioso” by Robert W. Smith to “Skygazer Fanfare” by Randall Standridge.

Richard F. Regan, the Guest Conductor for the evening, brought his unparalleled expertise to the stage, drawing from his illustrious 20-season tenure as Music Director and Principal Conductor of The New York Wind Symphony. Renowned for his commitment to music education, Mr. Regan has garnered numerous accolades, including the William D. Revelli Award and the Helen M. Hosmer Excellence in Music Teaching Award.

“I am thrilled that our students can perform for students and families from all schools in the district. To do so in a World-Class performance venue like Tilles Center for the Performing Arts under a wonderful guest conductor is icing on the cake!” said Kevin Scully, Port Washington School District’s Director of Creative Arts.
The District Band Spectacular was made possible through the generous support of co-sponsors The Ed. Foundation and Helping Enrich the Arts in Port Washington (HEARTS), highlighting the community’s commitment to fostering excellence in arts education.

—Submitted by the Port Washington Union Free School District

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