Islip Student-Musicians Chosen for County Festival

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The Islip Public Schools Office of Fine and Performing Arts is proud to announce the selection of 47 students to perform in the Suffolk County Music Educators Association’s All-County Festival.

These All-County student-musicians were chosen to participate based upon their performances at last year’s New York State School Music Association Solo Festival and teacher recommendations. The students are selected from a pool of hundreds of applicants from districts across Suffolk County.

The students are currently preparing for the festival with their school music teachers, and will participate in a series of rehearsals that culminate in concerts during the weekend of March 9. The pieces featured on the concerts are of a high level of difficulty, equal to those performed by college and professional ensembles.

Selected this year from Islip were:

Islip High School
Ethan Fields, French Horn
Hannah Flynn, French Horn
William Killeen, Snare Drum
Michael Oscher, Bb Clarinet
Kristen Freriks, Bb Clarinet
Kristen Warnokowski, Trumpet
Nick Fanizzi, Tenor
Kristen Scalice, Soprano

Islip Middle School
Destiny Anderson, Soprano
Alexandra Morrissey, Soprano
Ralph Barbato, Double Bass
Nicholas Conover, Cello
Grace Constantino, Flute
Ryan Lange, Bb Clarinet
Jacob Miller, French Horn
Katie Warnokowski, Bb Clarinet
Chad Fields, Baritone
Matthew Kadam, Baritone
Sheila Kiernan, Soprano
Morgiana Mc Devitt, Alto
Nicole Poliandro, Soprano
Emma Regina, Alto
Faith Terrill, Alto
James Baldino, Double Bass
Rachel Barbato, Cello
Sean Dullaghan, Double Bass
Devin DeGennaro, Trumpet
John Esposito, Trumpet
Meaghan Lawrence, Flute
Angelica Markevich, Oboe
Masin Ryerson, Alto Sax

Commack Road Elementary School
Liam Colotti, Trombone
Antonio Martorana, French Horn
Ryan Quinones, Tuba
Dylan Widecki, Alto Sax
Joseph Leo, Soprano
Noelle Richard, Soprano
Rachel Nettuno, Soprano
Blake Sebor, Soprano
Kelly Mak, Violin
Sophia Markevich, Violin

Maud S. Sherwood Elementary School
Ava Magagnoli, Bb Clarinet
Gregory Warnokowski, Alto Sax
Kaitlyn Berger, Soprano
Madelyn Germano, Soprano
Timothy Holewienko, Violin
Sofia Rubinson, Violin