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Two Dozen Elwood Student-Musicians Chosen for SCMEA All-County

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Two dozen terrific Elwood student-musicians have been selected for the Suffolk County Music Educators’ Association All-County Festival, and will begin rehearsing with their respective SCMEA ensembles in early March.

Elwood-John H. Glenn High School freshmen Margarita Agrawal (viola) and Angelica Viviani (voice), and sophomores Peter Bell (clarinet), Aaleshan Jamal (trombone), Raim Kim (violin), Olivia LoBue (voice) and Emma Rothleder (violin) will perform at the SCMEA West Division III concert on March 9 at Huntington High School.

Elwood Middle School seventh and eighth graders Juan Alvarado Escalante (voice), Olivia Charalambous (clarinet), Gregory Gross (voice), John Haintz (double bass), Jewel Li (cello), Joseph Meyers (voice), Ryan Myers (trumpet), Logan Ouziel (voice) and Camille Zreik (violin) will perform at the SCMEA West Division II concert on March 10 at Huntington High School.

James H. Boyd Intermediate School fifth graders Ella Zwang (voice), Daniel D’Angeli (trumpet), Nicholas Mandelbaum (voice) and Raho Kim (violin); and Elwood Middle School sixth graders Victoria Agrawal (cello), Sophie Bagshaw (clarinet), Nora Brzezinski (voice) and Lukas Davis (viola) will perform at the SCMEA West Division I concert on March 10 at Huntington High School.



Date Added: 2/7/2024

Nine Elwood Orchestra Musicians Chosen for LISFA Festival

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Nine outstanding Elwood student-musicians – James H. Boyd Intermediate School fifth grader Raho Kim (violin); Elwood Middle School sixth graders Victoria Agrawal (cello) and Lukas Davis (viola), and eighth graders Jewel Li (cello) and Camille Zreik (violin); and Elwood-John H. Glenn High School freshman Margarita Agrawal (violin), sophomores Louise Hartough (double bass) and Raim Kim (violin), and junior Davin Li (violin) – were chosen to participate in the Long Island String Festival Association’s honor orchestras in January. Orchestra students from across Suffolk County are picked for LISFA based on teacher recommendations and New York State School Music Association performance scores.  

“Selection into this festival is highly competitive, and being chosen for LISFA is a testament to the students’ hard work and dedication to learning their instrument,” orchestra director Diana Gotzen-Berg said. “We are very proud of our students and are thrilled to celebrate this wonderful achievement.”

Date Added: 2/1/2024

EMS Kickline Takes Third at LIDTA Competition

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Elwood Middle School’s kickline team succeeded at the Long Island Dance Team Association’s first competition of the season, held on Jan. 6 at Commack Middle School with more than 50 schools in attendance. Led by coach Joanna Capitelli, Glenn took a solid third place in LIDTA’s kick event and fourth place in pom.

Date Added: 1/10/2024