Riverhead musicians to play in L.I.-wide festival

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01/13/2014 5:30 PM |
COURTESY PHOTO | From left, Riverhead High School students Matthew Barnard, Amy Methven, Aidan Saltini and David White have been selected to preform at this year's Long Island String Festival.

COURTESY PHOTO | From left, Riverhead High School students Matthew Barnard, Amy Methven, Aidan Saltini and David White have been selected to preform at this year’s Long Island String Festival.

The Riverhead School District has announced with students will be participating in this year’s Long Island String Festival and the Suffolk County Music Educators’ Association Festival.

The Long Island String Festival will take place at Ward Melville High School in East Setauket. Elementary students are scheduled to perform Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Secondary level students are scheduled to perform Jan. 31 and Feb. 1-2. Riverhead High School students Matthew Barnard, Amy Methven, Aidan Saltini and David White and middle school student Jacob Nitti have been selected to preform.

The Suffolk County Music Educators’ Association Festival will be held in March. The following students have been selected to preform from Pulaski Street School: Matthew Jakubowsky, Benjamin Mancini. Jordan Devereaux, Madison Kelly. Lily Kutner. Hailey Nitti, Scarlett Olsen, Leslie Alvizures, Nathaniel Bollermann, Lana Fusco; Riverhead Middle School: Kimberlyn Ligon, Alex Montalbano, Christiana Santoro, Brady Wells, Ruby Ernst, Evelyn Kennedy, Sarah Anne Fried, Yasmine Kocan, Lauren Schaefer.

From Riverhead High School, the following students were selected: Ella Baldwin, Peter Cook, Michael Harris, Ryan Mancini, Shannon McAlister, Lauren Schmitt, Philip Schmitt, Nicholas Waldron, Ella Baldwin, Chloe Halpin, Ryan Macini, Samuel Mancini, William Pasciutti, Daniel Jones, Aidan Saltini, David White.

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