West Islip Sends 13 Accomplished Musicians to Day of Horn

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A total of 13 of West Islip’s accomplished young student-musicians recently attended the Suffolk County Music Educators Association’s 15th annual Day of Horn. During the event, held at Northport High School, they participated in rehearsals, clinics, performances and a massed horn ensemble featuring hundreds of students.

Chosen for the Day of Horn were Bayview fifth graders Delaney Bartling and Riley Shoemaker; Bellew fifth graders Timothy Archacki, Luke Howard and William Schwarz; Oquenock fifth grader Savannah Walsh; Beach Street grade 6-8 students April Allegretto, Alyssa Corso, Caitlin Fallon, Jillian Olfano and Francesca Tofano; and high school students Drake Castonguay and Sophia Randazzo. They were accompanied by teacher Victoria Kavitt, the band director for Bayview and Bellew, and Avery Yurman, Oquenock’s band director.