Girl Power

Girls in grades 4-8 are invited to attend the next session of Girl Power Science on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 18 & 19 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. 
Kopernik Observatory is transformed into a Sound Studio! Girls will learn about the science of sound through the experience of recording and editing their own 30-second commercial. They will accompany their commercial with a wide range of sound effects, current songs, and musical backgrounds. 
Girl Power: Sound Studio! 
Tuesday & Wednesday, April 18 & 19  
(school holiday – Spring Break) 
9 a.m. –  3 p.m.


  • Learn how to create, record and edit a commercial
  • Experiment with a multi-track music recording of a popular song
  • Learn about the science of sound while using weird and silly sound effects
  • Learn how audio programs are mixed to create a final product


Special Guest Instructor 
Emmy award winning sound engineer! 
Chris Costello 
Chris is a Vestal High School alumnus (Class of 1989) who is a sound engineer. He has worked a variety of jobs around the world from NBA sports, the rock group Metallica to his current job as sound engineer for Saturday Night Live. In 2009, he was inducted to the Vestal High School Wall of Fame. 

Online registration is fast and easy. If you prefer, click on the link below to print, fill out and mail the 

Registration Form