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Earn A Full Paid Music Scholarship To Nassau BOCES Long Island High School For The Arts Funded By The Joel Foundation

Pictured: Matthew Scarlatta, a music student from Garden City UFSD won a music scholarship to last year’s Summer Arts Academy and is enjoying his first year as a student at LIHSA.

Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) is awarding 15 fully paid music scholarships to its four-week Summer Arts Academy to students with a passion for music— whether it be singing, playing an instrument, or producing music. These scholarships are provided with funding support by The Joel Foundation

Located on LIHSA’s Syosset Campus, the Summer Arts Academy, which runs in partnership with Hofstra University’s Continuing Education, offers aspiring youngsters (grades 7-12) a one-of-a-kind opportunity to develop their skills as musicians and performers. The program takes place from June 26-July 21, 2023, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., weekdays. Students must provide their own transportation.

Interested students must submit an audition video. For all the details on how to apply for a scholarship, no later than Wednesday, May 31, 2023, visit:

For questions, email Alex Vietheer at, or visit for more information.


Long Island High for the Arts offers emerging artists the opportunity to explore and refine their talents in a one-of-a-kind, master apprentice, arts-centered community. Nestled in Syosset, NY, students learn in a safe and supportive environment where they can pursue their artistic passion and discover who they are as individuals and as artists.

For more information, visit

About Nassau BOCES

A vital regional resource, Nassau BOCES offers state-of-the-art programs for learners of all ages and abilities as well as cost-effective services for school districts and municipalities. We empower students to achieve their maximum potential in alternative, artistic, outdoor, special education, virtual, and career and technical environments. We offer adult education programs that are vital to improving the Long Island regional economy. In addition, our technology services form the backbone of many school districts’ infrastructures. As the county’s educational leader in implementing the state’s reform efforts, we are helping to shape the future of education. To learn more,, like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram.

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