Musicians Invited to All-State

Six West Genesee High School musicians were accepted into, or as alternates, to the All-State Conference to perform in Rochester, November 29-December 2, 2018. The conference, including the final concerts, will take place at the Rochester Convention Center in the Eastman Theatre and is sponsored by the NYS School Music Association. James Kyle – Trumpet – …

Spring/Summer Communicators-Some Printed Incorrectly

It has been brought to our attention that some of the Spring/Summer 2018 Communicators mailed to houses last week were printed incorrectly. If you received one of those editions and would like a corrected hardcopy version mailed to you, please contact Bonnie Russell at brussell@westgenesee.org. You can also download and print a copy by clicking here. …

Fine Arts Awards Presented at Annual Music Honors Reception

The following Fine Arts Awards were presented to students at the annual WGHS Music Honors Reception held on June 1, 2018. Eva Sidelnik Memorial Award:  Emily Augello Fred Waring Award:  Allison Leonard National School Choral Award:  Katherine Baldwin Leonard Bernstein Award:  Lindsey Cunningham Outstanding Senior Voice:  Micayla McDougall Outstanding Underclass Voice:  Henri Youmans Outstanding Musical …

West Genesee is One of the Best Music Communities for Music Education, Again!

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation has announced the results of its twentieth annual “Best Communities for Music Education” (BCME) survey, which acknowledges schools and districts across the U.S. for their commitment and support of music education in schools. This is the tenth consecutive year, thirteenth time overall, that West Genesee has been recognized …

Select WGHS Artwork on Display at the Everson Museum

Everson Museum Teen Arts Council Exhibit The Everson Teen Arts Council made their final decisions selecting artwork for the spring exhibition. They received approximately 550 submissions from students around the region in response to their open call for art.  All submissions were presented to the Teen Council anonymously for jurying. The Everson Teen Arts Council …

West Genesee Welcomes Back Winston Byrd to 50th Annual Swing-In

West Genesee welcomes back L.A. trumpet extraordinaire Winston Byrd to our 50th annual Swing-In concert. The WGHS Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band will be featured with Winston. The concert is on Wednesday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the West Genesee High School Auditorium. Tickets are $5 for adults, and $2 for students/seniors. Winston Byrd is …

Music Students in All-County Concerts

Jazz All-County Nine West Genesee students were selected to perform in the All-County Jazz Festival being held at Westhill High School on April 13-14. Christopher Hess and Alex Toumbacaris from the high school along with Sean Alvaro and Matthew Craybas from CMS will represent us in the Junior High All-County Jazz Concert. Performing at the …

All Aboard! West Genesee High School presents…Anything Goes 

Join us for a February cruise aboard the SS American sailing as West Genesee High School students present the musical Anything Goes at the high school auditorium. Shows are Thursday, February 8 and Friday, February 9, at 7:00 p.m., and Saturday, February 10 at 2:00 p.m. The ship sets sail from West Genesee High School and takes …

West Genesee Artists Recognized at Scholastic Art Competition

Thirty West Genesee students received a total of fifty-two awards in the 2018 Scholastic Art Awards competition. The students, along with their award, school, grade level, art category, and titles are listed below. The West Genesee artists are students of John Capria, Bill Haining, Gigina Long, and Jennifer Schrader at the high school; and Gigina …

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