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MS orchestra students raise the bar in NYSSMA solo festival


Thirteen orchestra students from C.J. Hooker Middle School participated in the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) solo evaluation festival over the last two months and received Excellent, Outstanding and A Ratings.  The students prepared a piece of music for a judge and were graded on their performance.

CJH 6th grade students participated in the NYSSMA solo evaluation festival this year.

Level 2

  • Grace Krabbe – Violin – Outstanding
  • Annabel Scanlon – Viola – Outstanding
  • Emma Scanlon – Violin – Outstanding

Level 3

  • Tatiana Douet – Violin – Excellent
  • Adrian Flanigan – Cello – Outstanding
  • Jake Green – Violin – Outstanding
  • Zara Singh – Viola – Excellent
  • Scarlett Zambetti – Violin – Excellent

Level 4

  • Luther Fortugno-Harris – Violin – Excellent
  • Olivia Gawronski – Violin – Outstanding
  • Lauren Henderson – Violin – Outstanding
  • Emily Langlitz – Violin – Outstanding

Level 5

  • May Coppers Constantino – Violin – A Rating
Select CJH 7th and 8th graders participated in the NYSSMA solo evaluation festival this year.