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Three Village Announces All-State Musicians

Six Ward Melville High School students in the Three Village Central School District were selected by the New York State School Music Association as All-State musicians to perform in the 2023 Winter Conference. An additional seven students were chosen as alternates.

Congratulations to the following:


  • Joanna Huang – Violin I, Symphony Orchestra
  • Nolan Jin – Viola, Symphony Orchestra
  • Acadia Kunkel – Violin II, Symphony Orchestra
  • Nicole Passananti – Jazz Soprano, Vocal Jazz
  • Rachel Rose – Jazz Alto, Vocal Jazz
  • Brianna Zenaty – Jazz Soprano, Vocal Jazz


  • Cameron Fiorella – Snare Drum
  • Kyle Frazier – Cello
  • William Gliganic – Double Bass
  • Looji Lee – Violin
  • Lijia Lin – Violin
  • Alexander Song – Violin
  • Michael Wei – Violin

The top musicians from school music departments across New York are selected from thousands to receive the All-State designation. They auditioned by participating in solo and ensemble festivals last spring and by receiving teacher recommendations. The conference will take place in Rochester from Nov. 30-Dec. 3.

Photo courtesy of the Three Village Central School District

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