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Herricks Musicians Earn 15 Awards, Including 12 Gold with Distinction, at NYSSMA Majors

Herricks Musicians Earn 15 Awards, Including 12 Gold with Distinction,

at NYSSMA Majors

 

Herricks students earned amazing results at the 2018 Nassau County NYSSMA Major Ensemble festival, held from May 18-24 at Hofstra University. Fifteen of the district’s musical ensembles participated in this event, where they were evaluated by highly skilled adjudicators and received awards that reflected their talent, dedication and many hours of practice.

In addition to taking home many awards, the students received praise and admiration from the judges, who are accomplished music educators from throughout New York State. The Herricks groups earned a total of 12 Gold with Distinction awards, a Gold award and two Silver distinction.

Congratulations to the following ensembles and their respective teachers/directors, who received impressive designations as noted:

 

Center Street Orchestra – Gold with Distinction (Michelina Sobolewski)

Denton Orchestra – Gold with Distinction (Stephanie Lanuto)

Searingtown Chorus – Gold with Distinction (Briana Cangemi)

Middle School 8th Grade Band – Gold with Distinction (Geoff Taylor)

Middle School Chamber Orchestra – Gold with Distinction (Krista Weis)

Middle School Chamber Choir – Gold with Distinction (James Ludwig)

High School 9th Grade Orchestra – Gold with Distinction (Catherine Fish)

High School Treble Choir – Gold with Distinction (Louise O'Hanlon)

High School Chamber Choir – Gold with Distinction (Louise O'Hanlon)

High School Wind Ensemble – Gold with Distinction (Scott Stickley)

High School Chamber Orchestra – Gold with Distinction (Catherine Fish)

High School Jazz Choir – Gold with Distinction (James Ludwig)

High School Concert Orchestra – Gold (Catherine Fish) 

High School Concert Band – Silver (Scott Stickley)

High School Mixed Choir – Silver (Louise O'Hanlon)

 

Concert Band

HS Concert Band

 

Denton Orchestra

Denton Orchetra

 

Grade 8 Band

Grade 8 Band

 

Grade 9 Orchestra

Grade 9 Orchetra

 

HS Chamber Choir

HS Chamber Choir

 

Searingtown Chorus

Searingtown Chorus

 

HS Chamber Orchestra

HS Chmaber Orchetra

 

HS Jazz Choir

HS Jazz Choir

 

HS Mixed Choir

HS Mixed Choir

 

MS Chamber Choir

MS Chamber Choir

 

MS Chamber Orchestra

MS Chamber Orchestra

 

MS Treble Choir

HS Treble Choir

 

 

 

Photos Courtesy of Herricks Public Schools