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Northwood Advanced Band places first at Darien Lake Music Festival

Students display first place award

The Northwood Elementary School Advanced Band placed first in the Darien Lake Music Festival at the Darien Lake Theme Park on May 13.  Outscoring all middle school bands in the "Band A" class, Northwood Elementary earned the first place award with a score of 96.65. Northwood was among 27 bands and choirs competing in the event, and was the only elementary school band entered in the competition. The 73 students in the Northwood Advanced Band are in grades five and six, and are directed by Teacher Tim Stodd.