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87 Lynbrook Students Perform at All-County Festival

These Lynbrook High School musicians were chosen to perform in the NMEA All-County concert (absent from photo: Tyler Walsh and Zachary Zaromatidis). Credit: Rosemary Leonetti, Syntax
These Lynbrook High School musicians were chosen to perform in the NMEA All-County concert (absent from photo: Tyler Walsh and Zachary Zaromatidis). Credit: Rosemary Leonetti, Syntax
Story by Rosemary Leonetti

A total of 87 Lynbrook Public School students in grades 5-12 performed at the Nassau Music Educators Association’s All-County Festival on the weekends of Jan. 11 and 18.

The students were invited to join a select group of musicians from all over Nassau County for a gala concert series at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, featuring select chorus, orchestra, band and jazz ensemble performances.

Students from Lynbrook High School who were selected were Tyler Ambrico, Elaine Chen, Hannah Chiappisi, Jonathan Cuevas, Michael Deegan, Leah Elefante, Luke Germanakos, Grant Gilbert, Daniel Gomm, Hailey Greif, Joseph Hoeffner, Skyler Kessler, Griffin Kreit, Georgia Krendel, Marc Levine, Matthew Paris, Gabriel Polinsky, James Reilly, Gia Rossi, Lauren Ryan, Melissa Schepers, Kevin Simon, Samantha Sklar, Joshua Tierney, Denise Torres, Tyler Walsh, Kai Weinkauf and Zachary Zaromatidis.   

Nashely Alvarez, Sara Bahri, Nicole D’Agostino, Kiera Derrig, Eric Levine, Danny Neri and William Wren were selected to represent Lynbrook North Middle School.  

Students selected from Lynbrook South Middle School were Natalie Cardoso, Randin Chiappisi, Sam Cohen, Zane Daniels, Leo Glassman, Sean Gribbin, John Krendel, Mikayla Layng, Koby Lazar, Maggie Light, John Malinka, Eitan Markowitz, Daniel Marzari, Jacqueline Moreno, Walter Paskoff, Paul Traumiller and Kara Vito.                           

Marion Street students Kate Anemone, Emma Barnett, Finn Boyle, Joshua Christian, Sarah Denker, Meaghan Grinder, Luis Miguel Jimenez, John Kelhetter, Madison Lee, Robert Mazari, Tess Rechtweg, Richard Redash, Annelise Reilly, Ashley Roth, Joshua Santoro, Isabella Sitt, Leanna Marie Sullivan and Luke Zaromatidis were selected to perform at the festival.              

Chosen to represent Waverly Park School were Olivia Dublin, Emma Guttman, Rachel Kshonz, Julia Marino, Shoshana Markowitz, Samantha Shea and Alicia Villadiego.               

West End School students Camilla Bahri, Emily Bergin, Victoria Donovan, Lucy Hepburn, Marisa Hickey, Cameron Heuer, Kaitlyn McCartney, Maeve Mooney, Gabriella Rich and Carol Zou were chosen to perform at the festival.                 

“It is a great honor for the Lynbrook Public Schools music program that so many of our dedicated young musicians once again qualified to perform at the All-County Festival,” said Director of Fine and Performing Arts Joseph Pallotta.

 “We are happy that, through the Nassau Music Educators Association, we are able to expose them to this exceptional opportunity to collaborate with other young musicians in a professional concert venue," Pallotta said. 

Tom Lynch January 23, 2014 at 08:28 AM
Congratulations to all the student musicians AND their teachers!

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