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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

Family ID now Open

Register for Marching Band until June 20th!

June 5 - June 20

Band Reading Night

Practice at CNS 6-9pm

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Lonergan Concert-canceled

Cancelled due to heat Drop-off: NSJH Performance Location: Lonergan Park Performance Time: 6:00pm Pick-up: Lonergan Park Championship Patches will be handed out after the performance.

June 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Reading Night

Reading Night/Practice at CNS 6-9pm

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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 8 @ 11:30 am - 7:00 pm

Band Practice

Practice at CNS

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