Top Student Musicians Selected for Prestigious Conference
The Levittown School District is pleased to announce that the New York State School Music Association has selected student-musicians Eileen Cha, Joanne Chun, Joy Kim and Nicole Leshinsky from Division Avenue High School and Joseph Calvo from MacArthur High School to attend the annual NYSSMA Winter Conference in Rochester on Nov. 30-Dec. 3.
Thousands of students auditioned for this prestigious honor during solo and ensemble festivals throughout the state. Eileen, who plays the violincello, was chosen to perform in the Symphony Orchestra. Nicole will be singing in the Treble Chorus as a soprano and Joseph will be singing as a bass in the Mixed Chorus. Joanne and Joy, were chosen as alternates in piccolo and violin, respectively.
"We are exceedingly proud that these students were selected for the highest music honors in the state," said Curriculum Associate for Music Vincent D'Ulisse. "We are thrilled that they are going to represent Levittown Public Schools in Rochester at the NYSSMA Winter Conference. It's a wonderful experience for students and we are excited to be a part of it."