Huntington Musicians Tapped for All-County Festival

Eleven Huntington musicians will perform in the NYS Council of Administrators of Music Education’s All-County Music Festival .

October 18, 2016

A group of eleven exceptionally talented Huntington High School musicians has been tapped to perform in the New York State Council of Administrators of Music Education’s All-County Music Festival this fall.

“These talented students were chosen based on their New York State School Music Association solo evaluation scores and teacher recommendations,” said Eric Reynolds, Huntington’s district director of fine and performing arts. “In order to be eligible, students must perform an instrumental or vocal solo of the highest level of musicality at the annual NYSSMA solo festival and be a junior or senior enrolled in a school music ensemble.”

The Huntington students who have been selected to perform include:

Band
Joshua Yanuck: Trumpet/Coronet 3

Women’s Chorus
Lola Kindall: Alto 3
Julia Moskowitz: Alto 1
Cynthia Ortega: Alto 2

Mixed Chorus
Olivia Baldanza: Soprano 2
Madeline Shea: Soprano 1

Orchestra
Christopher Chang: Violin 1
Billy Garfinkel: Viola
Jacob Labarge: Piccolo 1
Julia Engle: Oboe 1
Adina Kirkland: French Horn 5

“The achievement of our students represents mastery in their musical studies and a true pursuit of excellence,” Mr. Reynolds said. “It is an honor and a privilege for the young ladies and gentlemen of Huntington to perform with the NYSCAME ensembles. The fine and performing arts department is proud to have these students represent our school and community.”

The festival will be held on Friday, November 18 at Northport High School.