Bellmore-Merrick Musicians Jazz It Up at Festival

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Members of the Grand Avenue Middle School and Wellington C. Mepham High School jazz bands recently participated in the 2016 Herricks Jazz Festival.
This is a non-competitive festival in which student groups perform and then receive feedback & critique from an adjudicator. In addition, students had the opportunity to talk with professionals about jazz as an art form, listen to other Long Island high school ensembles and attend a rhythm section workshop.  
“It was a great day for our middle school and high school musicians to come together and represent the music departments of the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District,” said Cheryl Fontana, director of Fine & Performing Arts and Adult Education.