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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.

CNS Marching Band 1st Annual Golf Fundraiser

CNS Golf Tournament

Get more information about our first Golf Tournament at Rogues Roost Golf Course on Saturday, August 24, 2024

Yujin Lee & Meghan Woodworth

2023 Drum Majors

Band Director

Karen Seamans

2023 Senior Class

Congratulations Northstars! Back to Back winners for 2022 & 2023 NYS Field Band National Champions

Upcoming events

Parent Info Meeting

We will meet in the LGI (room 246 on second floor near the library) at 6:00 for a full member/parent meeting. Overview of season, trips, rules and expectations. * Introduce…

July 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Band Practice

Practice at CNS

July 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tully

Go to Tullys all day to support the Band

July 15

Big Dip Fundraiser

* 20% of all sales from 11:30am-7:00pm are donated to the band * No flyer needed, just show up... and bring a friend!

July 15 @ 11:30 am - 7:00 pm

Band Practice

Practice at CNS

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Band Practice

Practice at CNS

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Weekly Band Notes

2024 Starburst

Learn more about our home show


Northstars ’23 Program

9/9 EAST SYRACUSE MINOA
9/16 STARBURST HOME SHOW
9/23 NEW HARTFORD
10/7 BOA REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
         GLASS BOWL AT THE U OF TOLEDO
10/14 LIVERPOOL
10/21 CENTRAL SQUARE
10/29 NYS FIELD BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS
  JMA WIRELESS DOME