Senator Owen H. Johnson welcomed talented musicians from several high schools across Suffolk County at the Empire State Plaza in Albany on March 2, 2010. 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).
Left to right:
Mr. Frank Hansen, Co-Chair Instrumental Jazz Ensemble, SCMEA; Senator Owen H. Johnson; Bill McShane, West Babylon HS; James Brewer, Bay Shore HS; Alyssa Hasbrouck, Half Hollow Hills HS; Alexa Goetz, Half Hollow Hills HS; Mike Giresi, Islip HS; Casey Richards, Islip HS; Bree Klauser, West Babylon HS; Viktor Theiss, West Babylon HS; Mick McAlpin, Islip HS, Mr. Terry Nigrelli, Director of Cultural Arts for the Bay Shore School District, Past President for SCMEA; Mr. Ron Fox, Co-Chair, Instrumental Jazz Ensemble, SCMEA