A total of 80 Garden City music students who were selected for this year’s Nassau Music Educators Association (NMEA) All-County and/or Long Island String Festival Association (LISFA) concerts. A rigorous selection process makes the All-County designation an important one for young musicians. The concerts bring together students from across Nassau County to perform in various specialized groups at the Tilles Center and Hillwood Commons, L.I.U. Post.
Selected students included:
Stewart School: Liam Banahan, Audra Fitzgerald, Kristen Curley, Alexandra Davidson, Mary Foxen, Erin Hart, Alexandra Kucich, Marissa Mehling, John Roberti, Mary Kate Saunders, Emma Solferino, Sarah Wu*, and James Zheng.
Stratford School: Lara Abruzzo, Max Genova, Jaclyn Kuzma, Deirdre McVicar, Ashley Metz, Lauren Palmer*, and Jessica Yoo.
Garden City Middle School: Philip Acinapuro (LISFA), Tess Allen, Owen Ascher, Andrea Choi, Christian Durante, Emily Dirks, Liam Dougherty, Rebecca Economos, Maria Flouskakos, Brandon Gong, Stephen Iovino, Alan Jian, Morgan Lafont, John Murphy, Katie Murphy, Mairin Naegele, James Rumsey, Cate Schick, Sarah Sullivan, Madeline Weisburg, Seunghyun Woo, and Seungmin Woo*
Garden City High School: Andrew Andron, Kyle Ascher, Kyle Brattan, Olivia Coffee, Michael Crapotta, Alix Della Penna, Alex Della Ratta, Nicole Desarno, Casey Duff, Matthew Duffy, Kiernan Dougherty, Emily Economos, Annie Foxen, Emma Gong, Justin Gong, Maxwell Guarnieri, Olivia Guarnieri, Michael Hellman, Liesl Jaye, Annemarie Kane, Jonathan Kramer, Alexandra Lambraia, Joseph Losecar, Jessie Lyons, Elizabeth Malaszczyk, Daniel McElroy, James Murphy, Gabrielle Nastasi, Antoinette Nicholas, Teresa Pietromonaco, Andrew Petersen, Bridget Shea, Jamie Silk, Emily Spain, and Leslie Wann.
(* Denotes selection to LIFSA)