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Fifteen Music Scholarships To Be Awarded For The Nassau BOCES Long Island High School For The Arts Summer Arts Academy

Pictured: Ashlee Fucarino performs in Finding Nemo last summer. The Wantagh UFSD student earned a scholarship to the Summer Arts Academy and now attends LIHSA with a major in musical theatre.

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 5-12) a one-of-a-kind opportunity to develop their skills as musicians and performers. The program takes place from June 27-July 26, 2024, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., weekdays.

Scholarships are awarded based on merit. Interested students must submit an audition video and application by May 10, 2024. For details on how to apply and audition, visit:

For questions, email Jerry Nobile at, or visit for more information.

About LIHSA – Celebrating 50 years!

Long Island High School for the Arts offers emerging artists the opportunity to explore and refine their talents in a one-of-a-kind, expert 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. They empower students to achieve their maximum potential in alternative, artistic, outdoor, special education, virtual, and career and technical environments. They offer adult education programs that are vital to improving the Long Island regional economy. In addition, their technology services form the backbone of many school districts’ infrastructures. As the county’s educational leader in implementing the state’s reform efforts, they are helping to shape the future of education. To learn more, visit, like them on Facebook and follow them on Instagram.

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