Susquehanna Valley

SV Music and Fine Arts
Susquehanna Valley's Music Staff
Kelly Dyson • Steven Hine • Robert Johnson • Eileen Miller • 
Meggan Olds • Jennifer Perkins • Wendy Stafford
Susquehanna Valley's Art Staff
Bassem Eldakar • Bridget Ray • Joyce Russell • Christine Sumner
Students attending Susquehanna Valley Schools have the opportunity to participate in a quality music program that includes courses in music appreciation and general music.

The Vocal/Choral program begins in our elementary schools with general music classes. At the middle school, students take general music in 6th and 7th grades. These classes introduce the recorder, guitar, singing, notation and listening to the many different genres of music using band, orchestra and choral literature. Opportunities also exist for students to participate in band, chorus and orchestra.

The senior high offers courses that are electives. Students may choose band, orchestra, chorus, Music Theory or Piano Lab to satisfy the requirements of one unit in music or art for graduation.

Instrumental lessons for strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion are started in grade 4. The middle school and high school have bands, orchestras and choruses which are also an important part of the music program. Several concerts are performed yearly throughout the district.

In addition to the band, orchestra and chorus offerings, there are jazz ensembles in grades 6-12 and percussion ensemble in grades 9-12, and a high school Pep Band.
The SV School District is a member of the Broome County and New York State School Music Associations. Membership allows students to participate individually or as a unit at the All-County Elementary and Middle School festivals and at sectional, state and national events.

The music staff, administration and students are proud of their achievements in competition and in their service to school and community.
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students and their instruments BCMEA performances kick off Music in Our Schools Month
Susquehanna Valley musicians and singers kicked off Music in Our Schools Month with stellar performances in the BCMEA Festival March 3 and 4. 
SV music logo A busy month ahead for SV singers, musicians
It's Music In Our Schools Month at Susquehanna Valley! Our student musicians and singers are in for a busy month, and we hope you'll join us for a packed schedule of performances.
hs music trio Trio of SV High Musicians shine at Area All State
Susquehanna Valley High School's Julie LaMantia, Anastasia Ostrowsky, and Andrew Waite were members of the Honors Area All State Band and Orchestra, elite ensembles featuring the top musicians from central New York including Broome, Cortland, Tompkins, and Onondaga Counties. The trio joined their peers to perform a concert to a packed house at Ithaca College on February 4. SEE A FULL SIZE PICTURE 
CHARACTERS from freaky friday Saber Stage says thank you!
The cast and crew of Freaky Friday - The Musical wishes to thank everyone who attended our production the weekend of February 24-26. We are grateful for the wonderful support!
painting of flag and fire hat More honors for SV High artists UPDATE!
We recently shared news that a pair of talented SV High School artists - Megan Ketchum and Anthony Gee - were selected for this year's Scholastic Art Awards program, hosted by the Arnot Museum in Elmira. Well, there's MORE good news to share about Megan's work Candy Paradise! 
SV's Brown, Bisaha shine with NYSSMA orchestra
Two of Susquehanna Valley's top student musicians recently joined their peers from around the region to play in an elite ensemble. Genevieve Brown and Allicyn Bisaha participated in the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Junior High Area All State Orchestra November 4th and 5th. They performed with other top musicians from throughout Broome, Cortland, Onondaga Counties and beyond. Bravo! 
DiRosa painting of where the wild things are SV High's October Art Students of the Month
Mrs. Russell and Mr. Eldakar have selected five talented artists as Students of the Month for October 2022. And when you see the work they've accomplished, you'll understand why! 
NYSSBA exhibit features talented trio of SV High artists
Works by three Susquehanna Valley High School art students are among the best of the best featured in an online New York State School Boards Association exhibit. The exhibit, sponsored by the New York State Art Teachers' Association, features works from SV's Megan Ketchum, Jackson Birtch, and Morgan Hoffman.
Susquehanna Valley Central School District - 1040 Conklin Rd. Conklin, New York 13748 - (607) 775-0170

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