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Music From The Heart In Massapequa

The many talents of the Massapequa School District’s music faculty shines through daily in their students, but on March 25, it was their turn to step into the spotlight. The district’s Fine and Performing Arts Department hosted its annual Faculty Recital, a long-standing tradition to celebrate
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Creating Skillful Musicians in Amityville

Before having the opportunity to join the band, chorus or orchestra in fourth-grade, students in the Amityville Union Free School District are introduced to different musical concepts during their early elementary years.   March is annually designated as Music in Our Schools Month by the National Association for Music Educators. Amityville has a robust, year-round
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A Modern Approach To Music Education in Massapequa

  Technology is enhancing the music experience for students at Berner Middle School in the Massapequa School District as they are working with programs that help them develop their abilities.   Band and orchestra students are using SmartMusic, an Internet-based program that allows them to practice hundreds of songs and receive instant feedback on their […]
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Massapequa Musicians Bring Joy to Their Community

Young musicians from the Massapequa School District recently performed at a pair of holiday events in the community. The East Lake Elementary School Bell Choir, the McKenna Elementary School fifth-grade orchestra and the Massapequa High School Chamber Ensemble took part in Massapequa’s Park Holiday Open House at Village Hall on Dec. 2. They performed music […]
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A Noteworthy Music Lesson in Massapequa

Fairfield Elementary School third-graders are learning to play the recorder as part of their introduction to musical instruments. Students learn notes, rhythm and basic songs during their weekly music instruction with teacher Jeanine Yako in preparation for a recorder concert in May. Beginning in fourth grade, youngsters in the Massapequa School District can beginning