East Patchogue, NY, March 5, 2015– Seven Bellport High School musicians have been selected to participate in the 2015 Division III All-County Music Festival on March 7, 13 and 14, 2015.  This event is sponsored by the Suffolk Music Educators’ Association (SCMEA).  Faculty and students from 25 school districts throughout eastern Suffolk County will take part in this very special event. Bellport High School will have representatives in each of the three performing groups, All-County Band, Chorus, and Orchestra. All Division III rehearsals will take place at Westhampton Beach High School. The three-day festival will culminate in a concert performance at Comsewogue High School on Saturday, March 14th, at 8:00 p.m.

This festival recognizes Suffolk’s most accomplished high school music students in grades 9 and 10.  Selections were made based upon each student’s 2014 NYSSMA Solo Festival evaluation rating and nominations submitted by school music teachers.  Selected to the 2015 Division III All-County Music Festival are:

Division III Band:

Marissa John
Oboe
Lauren Sweeney
Bb Clarinet


Division III Chorus:

Deanna DiMartino
Alto


Division III Orchestra:

Edward Adler
Bb Clarinet
Lili Salcedo-Watson
Cello
Sarah Vaccaro
Viola
Laurel Zimlinghaus
Bb Clarinet

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact James Uzzi at 631-730-1622  or email at juzzi@southcountry.org.