The Palmyra-Macedon High School Wind Ensemble recently earned a gold rating, second-place ranking and the Spirit Award at the Worldstrides Heritage OnStage Music Festival in Montreal.
The adjudicated festival featured more than 600 students from five states and two Canadian provinces.
The Spirit Award goes to the performing group that best represents their school, community, state or province. Of 31 groups that participated in the festival, the Pal-Mac Wind Ensemble best demonstrated a spirit of competition, citizenship and an overall positive attitude.
Director Sharon Condit, instrumental music teacher, celebrated her final festival before her June retirement.