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NorthStars Marching Band

A Tradition of Excellence through Dedication, Dignity, Self-Discipline and Pride
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The CNS Northstars Marching Band is a nationally acclaimed, award winning, varsity level, co-curricular high school music program  in the North Syracuse Central School District. The marching band consists of musicians and guard members from 7th to 12th grades that compete in the New York State Field Band Conference.

The Northstars have competed and participated in numerous local and national events such as the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the Tournament of Roses Parade, the TaxSlayer Bowl, the Citrus Bowl and various USBands and Bands of America (BOA) competitions.

For more information, please feel free to explore our website to learn more about the Northstars Marching Band.

2022 Show Schedule

9/10 Jordan- Eldridge
9/17 Starburst- Home Show
9/24 Baldwinsville
10/1 Oswego
10/8 Phoenix
10/15 Liverpool
10/22 Central Square
10/30 NYS Field Band Championships  JMA Wireless Dome
11/5 US Bands Nat’l Championship   Met Life Stadium


Celebrating the 2022-2023 Northstars Marching Band Senior Class!

Aaron Czarniewicz & Yujin Lee

2022 Drum Majors

Band Director

Karen Seamans

2022 Senior Class

Congratulations to the 2022 NYS Field Band National Champions

2022 Starburst

Learn more about our home show

Upcoming events

Family ID now Open

Register for Winter Drumline & Pit

October 16 - October 30

Field Trip

Bus leaves at 6:15 am from Gillette Rd parking lot. Wear your Saturday shirt, and bring a battery pack for your phone.  No chargers on the bus.

November 4 @ 6:00 am - 6:30 am

Band Banquet

Banquet November 11th @ 6pm Ticket sales for parents: 10/17-10/27 Volunteers Help needed, please see Maureen Donovan

November 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Uniform Return

Return uniforms to band garage. Guard can return to Heather Kinney during the 1st week of Winterguard practice.

November 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm