Resolution J1707-2013

Commending the Manhasset High School Marching Band upon the occasion of capturing the USBands New York State Championship title

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  • May 7, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 7, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 3, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  commending  the  Manhasset High School Marching
Band upon the occasion of capturing the USBands New York State Champion-
ship title on October 21, 2012

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize the dedi-
cation and commitment of our young  people  who  distinguish  themselves
through excellence in musical competition; and
  WHEREAS,  Music  competition  provides  an opportunity for students to
exhibit their practical skills to an audience,  thereby  giving  them  a
sense of pride in their hard work and efforts; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly  proud  to  commend
the  Manhasset  High School Marching Band upon the occasion of capturing
the USBands New York State Championship title  on  Sunday,  October  21,
2012, at the Hofstra University - James Shuart Stadium in Hempstead, New
York; and
  WHEREAS, This impressive victory is the Manhasset High School Marching
Band's  fourth  consecutive New York State Championship win, ably demon-
strating that this outstanding ensemble is second to none; and
  WHEREAS, Directed by Randy Knudsen, the Manhasset High School Marching
Band's prize-winning show was entitled "Pictures at an Exhibition,"  and
was based on four famous paintings; and
  WHEREAS, Talent, dedication, and teamwork have made the Manhasset High
School Marching Band the successful ensemble it is today; and
  WHEREAS,  The  members of the Manhasset High School Marching Band show
outstanding commitment, participating in numerous music  rehearsals  and
practice  sessions,  fully  aware that time and devotion directly affect
the quality of their music; and
  WHEREAS, Each young musician in the  Manhasset  High  School  Marching
Band  deserves  individual recognition and applause for their remarkable
discipline and perseverance in perfecting their musical talent; and
  WHEREAS, The administration of the Manhasset High School are committed
to actively promoting and nurturing a comprehensive  music  program  for
all students of the district; and
  WHEREAS,  The Manhasset High School Marching Band's achievements stand
as a proud testament to the leadership of Band Director  Randy  Knudsen,
the  hard  work of its members and the dedication of its parents, teach-
ers, administration and community-at-large, illustrating the  spirit  of
excellence and achievement which is Manhasset High School's hallmark and
tradition; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
commend the Manhasset High School Marching Band  upon  the  occasion  of
capturing  the  USBands  New  York  State  Championship title; and be it
further
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Randy Knudsen, Band Director, Manhasset High School.

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