Students Earn NYSSMA All-State Honors

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At the Oct. 3 meeting, the Central High School District’s board of education honored four students who achieved All-State honors from the New York State School Music Association.

Maria Fazio and Adam Gokcan of Calhoun High School and Adriana Guarascio and Jeffery Langer of Mepham High School will participate in the All-State Music Festival on Nov. 29-Dec. 2 in Rochester amongst an ensemble comprised of top students from music departments across the state.

Fazio will be performing with the Treble Chorus, Gokcan with the Symphonic Band, Guarascio with the String Orchestra and Langer with the Wind Ensemble.

These Bellmore-Merrick musicians are under the direction of Brian Lotze, Ed Tumminelli, Sanford Sardo and Eric Vivelo.