Welcome to the Elwood School District Music Department
NAFME All-National Chorus
Alexandra Vallejos, Alto
NAFME All-State Orchestra
Elizabeth Choi, Violin
Elwood musicians selected for All-National, All-State and All-County Ensembles
This year, students at Elwood-John H. Glenn High School have been selected for numerous musical honors, highlighting their talent and dedication to the arts.
Elizabeth Choi - Orchestra, Violin
Makenzy Chaikin - Women's Choir, Alto
Abiola Familusi - Band, Trumpet
Samuel LaGrego - Mixed Chorus, Tenor
Jason Mueller - Mixed Chorus, Bass
Alexandra Vallejos - Mixed Chorus-Alto
Sean Wilkinson, Band, Percussion
Kira Williams - Mixed Chorus, Soprano
Congratulations to Elwood Middle School eighth-grader Rithika Narayan, who was recently selected to receive the Long Island String Festival Association Studio Award! She was presented with a $500 scholarship to further her study of the viola.
Rithika was selected based on an essay that she wrote and a recommendation letter from her music teacher Diana Gotzen-Berg. “Rithika is an incredibly dedicated student,” said Ms. Gotzen-Berg. “I could not be prouder of her accomplishments both in music and beyond.”
NYSSMA Major Organization 2017 Assessments.
Congrats to our HS Music Department who participated in the NYSSMA Major Organization 2017 Assessments.
- Orchestra - Level 6 Silver Award
- Concert Choir - Level 6 Gold Award
- 9/10 Band - Level 4 Silver Award
- 11/12 Band Level 5 Gold Award
Kim Fried, Katherine McPherson, Ivan Andrade, Jordan Bryan and Ilissa Pipia
Eight students from Elwood-John Glenn High School, will pursue a music major or minor next year! Congratulations!
3rd Grade String Students perform for 2nd Grade Instrument Demonstration
EMS Orchestra Students Perform at 2017 Long Island Music Festival
The students performed well and received a score of 97 and a "Superior" rating.
H.S. Band Students selected for 2017 L.I. University Band Festival
JGHS Percussionists selected for All County Percussion Ensemble
String Students Perform at Local Film Festival
The Elwood-John H. Glenn High School Chamber Strings recently participated in a special “Music of Hope” concert in conjunction with the Gold Coast International Film Festival.