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Elwood Students Selected for LI String Festival

Elwood-John H. Glenn High School students (from left) Lukas Shrout, Kelsey  Hackett, Tyler Song, Eun Sung Suh and Derek Lee. (Absent from photo: Rebecca St. Paul.) Photo by Elwood Schools.
Elwood-John H. Glenn High School students (from left) Lukas Shrout, Kelsey Hackett, Tyler Song, Eun Sung Suh and Derek Lee. (Absent from photo: Rebecca St. Paul.) Photo by Elwood Schools.
A dozen students from the Elwood School District have were selected to perform in the prestigious Long Island String Festival Association’s Honors String Ensembles in January and February. 

Selection to a LISFA ensemble is a highly competitive process, based on superior scores at the annual New York State School Music Association (NYSMA) solo festivals and school music instructor recommendations.

The recognized students include James H. Boyd Intermediate School fifth-graders Devin Lee (string bass) and Rithika Narayan (viola); Elwood Middle School students Elizabeth Choi (violin), Emma Mayette (violin), James Paik (cello) and Annie Song (cello); and Elwood-John H. Glenn High School string players Kelsey Hackett (viola), Derek Lee (double bass), Tyler Song (violin), Lukas Shrout (viola), Rebecca St. Paul (violin) and Eun Sung Suh (violin).

The students were selected to represent the district from among the best of Suffolk County’s string players.

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