Massena Music friends replace worn-out keyboard in elementary school
Friday, November 16, 2012 - 11:48 am

MASSENA —Massena Music Friends recently donated the funds necessary to replace an electronic keyboard used daily in Mary Evans’ elementary music classroom at Madison School after Mrs. Evans’ old keyboard stopped working.

Funds for the replacement came to the Music Friends from the Mayor’s Performing Arts Committee following last December’s performance of Handel’s Messiah by the Orchestra of Northern New York. Thanking the MMF for the new keyboard are in front from left are students Macey Hance, Anthony Stockwell, Hayley Castagnier, Matthew Phillips and Tyler Bacon.

Also pictured in back from left are Pat Tubbs, MMF; Melissa Lint and Mary Ward, members of the Performing Arts Committee; and MMF members Jamie Barnum and Paul Haggett. Seated at the keyboard is music teacher Mary Evans.

Massena Music Friends is bringing the Orchestra of Northern New York back to Massena for a concert Dec. 15 at the Massena High School auditorium. Tickets for “A Holiday Celebration” are $18 and $15 and are available at Seasons Gifts, Phil and Jackie’, the Massena Chamber of Commerce, and throught the Community Perofmance Series box office at 267-2277 or www.cpspotsdam.org.