STAMFORD, Conn. -- After a 10-year hiatus, the Stamford High School band will once again strut its stuff at Disney World in Florida.
The band will be at the Florida theme park Thursday through Monday. The band is scheduled to perform in the “Parade Down Main Street U.S.A.” and in the “You’re Instrumental!” Disney Performing Arts Workshop, under the guidance of professional Disney musicians. Their experience will culminate in the recording studio where they will perform the score to a classic Disney film accompanied by footage from the film.
Band Director George Beratis,his students and their parents have been planning this trip for more than a year. The trip was made possible through funds raised through annual Christmas Tree sales, as well as a raffle supported by many local businesses including: County TV & Appliance, Salon Shahin, Even Hotels, Victoria Secret, Planet TV, Pet Value, Kona Grill, Noir Restaurant, Barcelona Restaurant, and others.
The band also received direct support from others in the community, particularly The Kiwanis Club of Stamford, The Ivanhoe Lodge #107 A.F. & A.M., The Union Lodge #5 A.F. & A..M., and The Lafayette Consistory, Valley of Bridgeport A.A.S.R.