The Gift Of Music
Townsquare Media wants to give the gift of music back to Central New York by helping local school music programs. We want your help in making musical dreams come true, give the gift of music.
Many local students have an interest in playing an instrument but lack the financial means to purchase one. Do you have an instrument gathering dust in the attic or taking up space in the garage? No matter the condition or age, bring it to our collection event at Sangertown Square Mall on May 14th. With the help of Samco Music in Dolgeville and Proctor High School, it will be refurbished and given to a local student with a desire to play music. Help make musical dreams come true, give the gift of music.
Proctor High School Music Program
The Proctor High School Band Program is under the direction of Alexius Wronka. It is comprised of 9th and 10th grade band, and a senior band as well. Although primarily a concert band organization the band makes many public appearances at football games, the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, and the Memorial Day Parade. The high school band program is a culmination of the Utica City School District’s band program which begins in the fourth grade. Although students are encouraged to purchase their own instruments many students rely on the districts’ rental program where donations enable a continuing source for the students’ growth as musicians.
Samco Musical Instrument Repair LLC
Samco Musical Instrument Repair LLC is a company dedicated to repairing musical instruments and serving the repair needs of school music programs. Samco prides itself on maintaining the highest standards of repair, with state of the art equipment. Samco supplements vast repair knowledge not only with experience, but by keeping up to date on the latest information and techniques through trade journals, and technicians memberships to NAPBIRT (National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technician). Through the years, between, Sam, John, Jim, and fellow Allan Brin Samco technicians have over 80 years combined repair experience.
Samco are currently servicing the Mohawk Valley and so many more districts East and West.