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Taking over Ryan Stadium with the power of music
June 15, 2017 at 12:55 a.m.
Port Chester High School saxophonists strut their stuff.
The Port Chester Middle School sixth and seventh grade band shows off what they learned during the past year.
Senior trumpeter Nick Smith raises his trumpet for one last solo as a high schooler.
John. F. Kennedy students show off their gold and blue pride.
King Street School students pull out all the stops for their routine – they even had baton twirlers!
Thomas A. Edison Elementary School boys wave flags during their performance on the field.
A broken arm didn’t stop first grader Jaime Onofrio-Franceschini from joining in on the fun.
Senior drum major Elizabeth Montemurro conducts the Port Chester High School Marching Band which entertains the crowd before the elementary school bands take over the football field.
The Port Chester High School Marching Band performs its last “Tommy” routine as the sun begins to set behind the high school.
Port Chester Middle School Band members attempt a “trombone suicide routine” where half of the students bow while the others swing their instruments to the side. One wrong move could have ended up with a nasty bonk to the head, but the middle schoolers performed perfectly.
John F. Kennedy School fifth graders Stephanie Zevallos (left), Camille Ortiz (right) and Marianna Gamez (back) hoist their classmate Andrea Vargas into the air.
King Street School second grader Marisa Rachiele is nothing but smiles throughout her school’s pom-pom routine, even with the sun blinding her.
Showing off their green spirit are Thomas A. Edison School students. The girls wave pompoms and the boys twirl flags.
Park Avenue School first grader Mary Mateus gets the crowd riled up with school spirit.
Make some noise! A mother is more than happy to stand up and swing her noisemaker in the air to support Port Chester musicians.
Senior Robert Ciosek is awarded a medal from PCHS Band Director Bob Vitti, who was more than happy to make a triumphant return to the school to support his graduating students. Music teacher Mike Miceli, who has been filling in as band director, stands beside Vitti.
Flutist Lyndsay Rosenfeld strikes a pose during the Port Chester High School Band performance of “Tommy” by The Who. Behind her are tenor saxophonists Emily Avelar (left) and Michael Fallanca.
Ryan Stadium was filled to the brim with cheering family members and friends as the field was taken over by jumping, marching, cartwheeling and instrument-tooting Port Chester students. Band Night, which was on Wednesday, June 7, brought together musicians from every P.C. public school. Park Avenue School students are pictured here.