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Kennedy Catholic Holds Spring Concert

May 21, 2017

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, ...

Somers High School Performing Artist Spolight: Dan Bacal

Dan, you are an accomplished high school vocalist. When did you first begin to sing with a choir? How did you get started?

First of all, I’m honored that you think I’m accomplished. I first began singing my freshman year. I was terribly shy and at the time I was embarrassed to be a guy in choir. I thought it was “lame” to be in choir and was constantly worried about ...

Annual Somers Schools Art Festival Returns This Thursday

SOMERS, N.Y. – Somers Central School District will hold its 16th annual Festival of the Arts show at Somers High School from 7 to 9 p.m. this Thursday.

The festival, which has been organized by the district’s art department every year since 2001, emphasizes the unified promotion of the art programs at all levels, kindergarten through 12th grade, said Angela Holder, a Somers High ...

SHS Performing Artist Spotlight: Emily Denler

SOMERS, N.Y. – Emily Denler is a senior at Somers High School. She sings in the high school choir, plays in the orchestra and has appeared in several school productions, recently starring in “Les Misérables.”

Emily, you are an accomplished high school musician. When did you first begin singing in a choir and playing in the orchestra?

I’ve really been singing ...

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