Mr. Blodgett and the LSHS Bands

Phone: (716) 926-2117


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Blodgett and the LSHS Bands

26 years in Education at Lake Shore

Music Department Chair since 2008


Bachelor of Fine Arts (Music Performance, Percussion) - University of Buffalo

Bachelor of Science (Acoustical Physics) - University of Buffalo

Masters of Education (Music) - Fredonia

Awards in Education

Buffalo Philharmonic and Erie County Music Educator's Award for Excellence in Music Education - 2016

Business First Outstanding Teacher in Western New York - 2013

Lake Shore Board of Education Outstanding Service Award - 2011

Student and School Ensemble Awards

The Lake Shore HS Bands are 4 time National Grand Champions

The Bands have placed 1st in their class Nationally 13 times  

The program has had 5 National Top Instrumental Soloists

The Bands have received multiple Level 5 and Level 6 Gold and Gold with Distinction Ratings at the NYSSMA Majors Rating Festivals

The Bands and Jazz Ensemble have multiple professional recordings

The Bands have worked with several professional artists and conductors