Fifth-graders perform at Long Island String Festival

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Eleven fifth-grade students from Wading River Elementary School showcased their exceptional talents at the Long Island String Festival Association concert, recently held at Northport High School.

Students Andrew Costello, Siena Faragasso, Elizabeth Finter, Yiya Hu, Kerrin McGuire, Johanna Ochsenfeld, Caroline Panasci, Damian Perez, Cameron Sheedy, Katie Schaefer and Sophia Stadler were selected to perform in the prestigious concert.

These students were selected for this honor along with others from across Suffolk County on a competitive basis with New York State School Music Association scores as the main criteria along with teacher recommendations.

“On behalf of our District, we congratulate and celebrate all these accomplished musicians,” said Wading River Elementary School Principal Louis Parrinello.