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High honors for HSW musicians

December 11, 2023

The administration and music department of Smithtown High School West are proud to acknowledge the following students who were selected to perform as musicians in the 2023-2024 Long Island String Festival Association (LISFA) orchestra.

Pictured Left to Right: Mr. Christopher Elsesser, Jacey Lin, Hannah Ren, Heng Ye, Madelyn Donaghy, Henri Buchet, Jonathan Cho, Melvin Cheng, Katie Greening,

Mr. Joseph Cotignola Jr.

These students have earned this very prestigious honor through outstanding scores at the 2023 NYSSMA solo festival. In addition to demonstrating superior musicianship, these students continually excel in their ensemble classes, rehearsals and many performances throughout the year.

We are very proud to have them represent Smithtown High School West as members of this year’s LISFA orchestra.

Picture of High School West musicians