Resolution J609-2013

Commending the Baldwin Middle School Drumming Club upon the occasion of its participation in Music in Our Schools Month 2013



  • Feb 28, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Feb 22, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  commending  the  Baldwin Middle School Drumming
Club upon the occasion of its participation  in  Music  in  Our  Schools
Month 2013

WHEREAS,  The administrators of Baldwin Middle School in Nassau County's
Baldwin Union Free School District are committed to  actively  promoting
and  nurturing a comprehensive music program for all the students of the
district; and
  WHEREAS, Those same  administrators  have  been  supportive,  actively
encouraging  music  program  staff  to  devote  their time and energy to
developing the talents of their students; and
  WHEREAS, The Drumming Club of  Baldwin  Middle  School,  Baldwin,  New
York, comprised of students of the highest musical and academic caliber,
will  be  performing  on  March 1, 2013, beginning at 12:25 p.m., at the
South Concourse of the Empire State Plaza in Albany, in  celebration  of
the 41st Annual Music in our Schools Month; and
  WHEREAS,  The  New  York  State School Music Association sponsors this
event and has helped it to evolve from a  New  York  State  Day  into  a
month-long national observance; and
  WHEREAS, Talent, dedication, and countless hours of practice have made
the  Drumming Club of the Baldwin Middle School the outstanding ensemble
it is today; and
  WHEREAS, Ably led by Philip Pierre-Louis, Director, the members of the
Baldwin Middle School Drumming Club work hard at their music rehearsals,
classroom assignments and practice sessions, fully aware that the amount
of time and energy they are willing to expend directly affects the qual-
ity of their music; and
  WHEREAS, The Baldwin Middle School Drumming Club members,  along  with
their  parents  and  teachers,  can  be  justly  proud  of their musical
achievements and their participation in Music in Our Schools Month; now,
therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body extend  a  warm  welcome  to  the
staff  and  students  of  Baldwin Middle School as they visit Albany for
their performance at the Empire State Plaza; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Baldwin Middle School Drumming Club and to Philip Pierre-
Louis, Director.


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