16 Students Selected for Music Festivals

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Sixteen orchestra students from throughout the Lynbrook School District were recently chosen to perform at the Long Island String Festival Association’s Nassau intermediate and secondary festivals. 

High school students include freshmen Camilla Bahri and Emily Bergin, sophomores Sara Bahri and Arpie Bakhshian, junior Leo Glassman and seniors Melissa Braun, Cally Issidoridis and John Krendel. The students will participate in the LISFA Nassau Secondary Festival from Nov. 17-19 at Wisdom Lane Middle School in Levittown. 

Sixth-grader Nawar Aboud and eighth-grader Angela Dattoma from Lynbrook North Middle School will participate in the LISFA Nassau Intermediate Festival with Lynbrook South Middle School musicians sixth-grader Olivia Policino and seventh-graders Dylan Baltes and Rebecca Marzari. 

Fifth-graders from each elementary school will also be participating in the Intermediate Festival. Kaitlyn Benedict from Waverly Park Elementary School, Eric Reilly from Marion Street Elementary School and Ella Chatterton from West End Elementary School will showcase their skills from March 2-4 at Uniondale High School.