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Somers' Ucko Honored with Golden Baton by Westchester Philharmonic

June 7, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Somers resident Steve Ucko, a longtime donor to the Westchester Philharmonic, received the organization’s 2017 Golden Baton Award at its annual Friends of Phil Dinner at the Mansion on Broadway in White Plains.

The dinner, held Wednesday, May 10, is a tribute to individuals in whom the power and beauty of music stir a personal desire to help sustain it. Ucko ...

Somers Senior Rocks WISE Project

SOMERS, N.Y. – Somers High School senior Luke Totoro late last month presented his WISE project to an auditorium filled with classmates.

Totoro, an accomplished guitarist and pianist, has played with the high school jazz program for four years. For his semester-long WISE project, which stands for Wise Individualized Student Experience, Totoro composed five original songs. He recorded the ...

Somers’ Gordon Featured as ‘Emerging Artist’ at Katonah Art Center

KATONAH, N.Y. – Sasha Gordon, a young Somers resident, will be the first artist featured in an “Emerging Artist” exhibition at the Anderson Chase Gallery. The exhibition will run from June 3 to June 24. An opening reception will be held 3:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 10.

Located at 65 Old Bedford Road in Goldens Bridge, the gallery is part of the Katonah Art Center, where ...

Kennedy Catholic Holds Spring Concert

SOMERS, N.Y. – Fans of pop, classical, folk and traditional Christian music converged in the John F. Kennedy Catholic High School auditorium in Somers on Wednesday, April 26, for the school’s annual Spring Concert.

The program featured performances by Kennedy’s string ensemble concert band, and 54-voice chorus,

The chorus, under the direction of Kennedy Catholic’s ...

Somers Student Musicians Prepare for Statewide Festival

SOMERS, N.Y. – The Somers Tuskers Arts Rising Stars (STARS) booster club hosted its inaugural “Prelude to NYSSSMA” event on Friday, May 12, at Somers High School. The unique performance opportunity allowed any student musician to perform a solo in front of an audience of family and friends prior to the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Up-County Instrument ...

Somers Guitarist Makes Lifetime Memory

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. – At the young age of 5, Michael Delzio picked up his first guitar and started playing by ear until songs came through his fingers.

Over the years, guitar has been his passion playing every time he has a moment. Delzio is now 17 years old and a junior at Somers High School. He has been taking lessons weekly with John Fiscella for the past six years.

Fiscella recalls, ...

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