(Port Jefferson, NY) -- The Long Island Music Hall of Fame (LIMHoF) is proud to announce that Whitney Hackman of Metropolitan Youth Orchestra and Aya Terki of Children’s Orchestra Society have been awarded tuition scholarships for the 2011-2012 season. Both presentations were made by the Hall of Fame’s Executive Vice Chair Jeffrey James.
The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra presentation was made on Sunday, November 20 at their concert at The Tilles Center for the Performing Arts of C. W. Post College in Greenvale, New York. Whitney Hackman is an alto singer and member of the MYO-LI Youth Chorale. She is a junior at North Shore High School in Glen Head. Visit the MYO on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Metropolitan-Youth-Orchestra-of-New-York/12220771810.
The Children’s Orchestra Society presentation was on Sunday, December 11 at Queensborough Performing Arts Center on the Campus of Queensborough Community College in Bayside, Queens. Aya Terki is a cellist in the Children’s Orchestra Society and a senior at East Meadow High School. The Children’s Orchestra Society in online at http://www.childrensorch.org/.
Long Island Music Hall of Fame (LIMHoF) is a 501(c)(3) museum organization dedicated to the idea that Long Island’s musical heritage is an important resource to be celebrated and preserved for future generations. The organization defines Long Island geographically as Kings, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties. The Hall of Fame is creating a museum home in Port Jefferson where the story of the Island’s musical heritage will be told and where resources for musicians of the future will be available. They also sponsor traveling educational exhibits and a scholarship program. For more information about the Long Island Music Hall of Fame, please call 631-828-3914 or visit http://limusichalloffame.org/.
December 12, 2011
For Immediate Release
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