Welcome to the Holland Patent Music Department!
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    Holland Patent provides students in grades Pre K-12 with a well-rounded music education. The district is proud to offer over ten credit-bearing and extracurricular performing ensembles, classroom music, Suzuki violin classes, AP Music Theory, and a Tri-M Music Honor Society chapter to our students. It is the goal of the Holland Patent Music Department to cultivate the maximum musical potential in each and every student. 
    Please use the links to the left to see what is happening throughout our program!

    Golden Knights Music News
    Congratulations to our Zone 4 Area All-State Musicians!
    9 high school music students were accepted as musicians into the 2021-2022 Zone 4 Area All-State Music Festival to be held on March 25-26. These students were selected based on their NYSSMA solo rating and teacher recommendation. They are amongst the best musicians in Oneida, Herkimer, and Oswego counties! Congratulations to:
    Heather B-W: Violin
    Molly S.: Alto
    Austin C.: Tenor Alternate
    Logan C.: Bass
    Renae C.: Clarinet
    Jake D.: Clarinet
    Corrine N.: Bass Clarinet
    Sierra L: Alto Sax
    Caedyn R.: Trumpet
    Meaghen B.: French Horn

    18 Holland Patent Music Student accepted in 2022 Jr. High All County Music Festival!
    The Holland Patent Music Department is proud to announce that 18 7-10th grade music students successfully auditioned and earned a spot in the 2022 OCMEA All County Music Festival. Students will prepare music and participate in the festival in March. Congratulations to the following students: 
    Heather B-W: Violin 1
    Reily C.: Violin 1
    Holly B-W: Violin 1
    Elizabeth B.: Violin 2
    Hannah G.: Violin 2
    Sophie R.: Viola
    Dariusz S.: Violin Alternate
    Stephanie C.: Soprano
    Olivia L.: Soprano
    Austin C: Baritone
    Aaron L.: Baritone
    Renae C.: Clarinet 1
    Olivia P.: Clarinet 2
    Ava L.: Clarinet 2
    Caedyn R.: Trumpet 1
    Brett D.: French Horn
    Robert C.: Euphonium
    Isabella H.: Mallet Percussion
    Music Department Concert Archive
    Please click the links below to view our 2021-2022 concert archive: 

    Music Department ramps up for the 2021 Winter Concert Season!
    The Holland Patent Music Department is excited to feature its student musicians in grades 4-12 in our 2021 Winter Concert series! The season kicks off with our Middle School 7/8 Winter Concert on December 9 at 7 PM. The following week features our Elementary 4-6th Grade ensembles on December 14 at 6:30 PM. We conclude with our High School Winter Concert on December 16 at 7 PM. In the event of a cancellation, the concert(s) will be rescheduled to December 21. 
    IMPORTANT: In accordance with current health guidelines, the audience attending is limited to two (2) members per family. Audience members must present a Concert Pass ticket in order to enter the auditorium. If you have questions, please contact your child's music teacher.
    Music Department presents Spring Virtual Concerts
    The Holland Patent Music Department is proud to share the accomplishments of our students once again in a virtual format. Below you will find links to our Spring Concerts for our Elementary, Middle School, and High School performing ensembles. Please take some time to celebrate the hard work of our students throughout this school year!

    Annual Cabaret debuts first live concert of the year!
    The Holland Patent String, Jazz, and Vocal Ensembles were excited to perform the first live concert of the school year on June 5, 2021. Thanks to the help of our district administrators, we were able to have a limited in-person audience, as well as the option to stream our performance. You may access our concert at this link: https://youtu.be/hNXqd_WMhc8
    Holland Patent String and Jazz Ensembles featured at BOCES Annual Meeting
    The Holland Patent String Ensemble and High School Jazz Ensembles were the featured performers at the BOCES Annual Meeting on April 14, 2021. Each group pre-recorded a piece using video and audio with the help of BOCES staff. The performances were premiered at the meeting for area superintendents and are available to view below! Please take some time to check out the hard work of our student musicians!

    Holland Patent Central School District named 2021 Best Community for Music Education!
    The Music Department is proud to once again announce that the Holland Patent CSD has been selected as a Best Communities for Music Education designation for the fifth consecutive year! Even in a year when music education looks different, we are proud to offer such a well-rounded music-making experience for our students. The music department appreciates the continued support from the community, faculty, and administration to make this distinction possible. Thank you!
    Districtwide Music Students Present Virtual Winter Concert Performances
    Band and orchestra students in grades 6-12 worked diligently through the first half of the school year to learn, refine, and record selections to be presented in a Virtual Winter Concert. Please find the links below to view the hard work of our band and orchestra students!

    High School Music Students Honor Veterans in a Performance of the Star-Spangled Banner
    High school student musicians in the Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and Chorus collaborated to release a performance of the Star-Spangled Banner. Click on this link to view our performance! 

    Holland Patent Central School District named 2020 Best Community for Music Education!
    The Holland Patent CSD has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation for the fourth consecutive year by the National Association for Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation. This designation is awarded to districts who demonstrate outstanding achievement and commitment to providing music education to all students. The music department appreciates the continued support from the community, faculty, and administration to continue to increase the music opportunities we provide our students. Thank you!

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