Concert Band Archive

Band Directors

The U-E High School Bands have had many directors over the years. If you would like to add to this list or correct any mistakes, please contact Lisa Klein lklein@uek12.org.

Year Director

1927 Action Eric Ostling

1963 Ivan Bryden

1968 Joseph R. Scagnoli

1973 Henry M. Slechta

1979 Barry Peters

1979 Christopher Weber

1983 Jerry Natoli

1984 David L. Harvey

1984 David Bolson

2002 Matt Harden

2008 Brian Carnes

2012 Kevin Bill

2019 Lisa Klein

NYSSMA Awards

This information was taken from every plaque and certificate in the band room. More will be added to this extensive list.

Year Ensemble NYSSMA Level Score

1964 H.S. Band 5 A

1965 H.S. Band 6 A

1969 H.S. Band 4 A

1972 H.S. Band 6 A

1973 Symphony Band 5 A

1974 Wind Ensemble 6 A

1975 Concert Band 6 A

1975 Symphony Band 5 A

1976 H.S. Band 6 A

1976 Symphony Band 5 A

1977 Concert Band 6 A

1977 Symphony Band 5 A

1978 Symphony Band 5 A

1979 Concert Band 6 A+

1979 Symphony Band 5 A

1980 Concert Band 6 A+

1980 Concert Band 6 A

1985 9th Grade Band 4 A+

1985 Concert Band 6 A

1985 Symphony Band 4 A-

1990 Symphonic Band 4 B+

1991 Concert Band 6 A+

1991 Symphonic Band 4 B+

1992 Concert Band 6 Gold

1992 Symphonic Band 4 Gold

1993 Concert Band 6 Gold

1993 Symphonic Band 4 Gold

1994 Concert Band 6 Gold

1994 Jazz Ensemble 5 Gold

1994 Symphonic Band 4 Gold

1995 Concert Band 6 Gold

1995 Jazz Ensemble 6 Gold

1995 Symphonic Band 4 Silver

1996 Concert Band 6 Silver

1996 Jazz Band 5 Gold

1996 Symphonic Band 4 Silver

1997 Concert Band 6 Gold

1997 Jazz Ensemble 6 Gold

1997 Symphonic Band 5 Silver

1998 Concert Band 6 Gold

1998 Jazz Band 6 Gold

1998 Symphonic Band 4 Silver

1999 Concert Band 6 Gold

1999 Jazz Band 6 Gold

1999 Symphonic Band 4 Gold

2000 Concert Band 6 Silver

2000 Jazz Ensemble 6 Gold

2000 Symphonic Band 4 Silver

2001 Concert Band 6 Gold

2001 Symphonic Band 4 Silver

2001 Symphonic Band 4 Silver

2002 Concert Band 6 Gold

2002 Symphonic Band 4 Gold

2003 Concert Band 6 Gold

2003 Symphonic Band 4 Gold

2004 Concert Band 6 Silver

2004 Symphonic Band 4 Gold

2005 Symphonic Band 4 Gold

2005 Wind Ensemble 6 Gold

2006 Symphonic Band 3 Gold

2006 Wind Ensemble 6 Gold with Distinction

2007 Symphonic Band 4 Silver

2007 Wind Ensemble 6 Gold with Distinction

2008 Symphonic Band 4 Silver

2008 Wind Ensemble 6 Silver

2009 Symphonic Band 4 Silver

2009 Wind Ensemble 6 Gold

2010 Symphonic Band 4 Bronze

2010 Wind Ensemble 6 Gold with Distinction

2011 Symphonic Band 4 Silver

2011 Wind Ensemble 5 Silver

2012 Symphonic Band 4 Gold

2012 Wind Ensemble 5 Gold

2013 Wind Ensemble 5 Gold

2013 Symphonic Band 4 Silver

2014 Wind Ensemble 5 Gold

2015 Wind Ensemble 5 Silver

2016 Wind Ensemble 5 Silver

2017 Concert Band 4 Gold with Distinction

2018 Concert Band 5 Gold

2019 Concert Band 5 Silver