A total of 23 students from Bethpage High School and John F. Kennedy Middle School have been selected to perform in the Nassau Music Educators Association All-County Festivals this upcoming January.
Students were selected based on their NYSSMA scores from last spring and represent the individuals who achieved the highest marks. All the concerts will take place at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of LIU Post throughout the second and third weeks of January.
The JFK students set to perform include Joey Baskhker, Sara Bashker, Gayatri Bhat-Viola, John Dong, Haley Flaherty, Olivia Flaherty, Ashley Garner, Sophia Gianfrancesco, Jack Looney, Nicholas Morgan, Leo Miller, Ryan O’Connell and Lauren Zabrowski.
Representing the high school are Madison Buttice, Joyce Choi, Samir Gupte, William Katartzis, Soham Maiti, Valenni Passsaro, Emanuella Tsourous and AJ Vita.
In addition to the All-County achievements, students from both schools were also chosen to participate in the Long Island String Festival Association performances this winter. High school students Suchitha Channapatana, Doreen Dong and Soham Maiti and JFK students Thomas Cuzzo and Svetlana Mughnetyan will take the spotlight at this event.
The district congratulates all of these talented musicians for their hard work and opportunity to showcase their abilities at the festivals!
- JFK Middle School had 15 students selected to participate in the Nassau Music Educators Association All-County Festivals this upcoming January.
- A total of eight students from Bethpage High School were chosen to the Nassau Music Educators Association All-County Festivals this January.
- Bethpage High School Coordinator of Music Leon Petruzzi congratulated students, from left, Suchitha Channapatana, Doreen Dong and Soham Maiti for being chosen to perform at the Long Island String Festival this winter.
Photos courtesy of the Bethpage Union Free School District