The Express Newspaper December 1, 2016

Mechanicville/Stillwater Bands Perform – by Sandy McBride

“The hills are alive with the sound of music . . . ” once again, as the annual Northeast Instrumental Music Festival was held at Lake Placid’s High Peaks Resort overlooking beautiful Mirror Lake in this world-renowned Adirondack Mountain village on the weekend before Thanksgiving.

An outstanding contingent of high school instrumentalists from Mechanicville High School and Stillwater High School qualified for the festival and made the trek to Lake Placid to play with the Northeast All-Star Concert Band.  This festival annually showcases the top scholastic musicians from all over the northeast.  An added feature of this annual event is the performance by an adult band of highly skilled musicians called the Great American Community Band.

Read the entire article in the Dec. 5th edition of The Express Newspaper

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