Senator Owen H. Johnson welcomed talented musicians from several high schools across Suffolk County at the Empire State Plaza in Albany on March 6, 2012. The students performed with the Suffolk County Music Educators’ Association’s (SCMEA) All-County Instrumental and Vocal Ensembles. The two groups performed as part of “Music in Our Schools Month” sponsored by the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA).
Directors of the Jazz Choir were Rich Harris, Jr. and Jeff Hoffman. Directors of the Instrumental Jazz Ensemble were Ron Fox and Frank Hansen.