Students to Play Lincoln Center

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Once again, district chamber music ensembles have been selected for the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s Young Musicians Concert, one from Syosset High School and two from Harry B. Thompson Middle School.  

Syosset High School’s winning ensemble is one of just 11 group selected to perform on April 14 at the prestigious Alice Tully Hall.  Students representing the high school are:  Elle Park and Cameron Zandieh (violin), Jeremy Wang (piano) and Charlie Zandieh (cello).  They play under the direction of Syosset High School orchestra director Stephanie Merten.

Two quintets from HBT Middle School will also take the stage at Alice Tully Hall for the middle school showcase on May 26. Working under the direction of HBT Middle School orchestra director Cindy Hom, they are two of just eight selected to perform in the middle school concert. One group is comprised of Siyu Yang (piano), Caroline Ruggiero Elizabeth Ruggiero (violins), Caroline Lee, (viola) and Kevin Xu (cello); the second group consisting of Spencer Rubin (oboe), Jimin Jun and Alexander Hom (violin), Christopher Oh (viola) and Michael Chu (cello).