Shore Road School boasts 34 All-County musicians


Thirty-four Bellmore Elementary School District students have been honored as All-County musicians this year, according to district officials.

The standout musicians attend Shore Road School, which is home to Bellmore’s fifth- and sixth-graders. Members of the band, chorus and orchestra were selected for All-County recognition based on their performances in the New York State School Music Association’s annual solo evaluations. The students represented the district at the All-County Music Festival at LIU Post’s Tilles Center for the Performing Arts over two Saturdays in January.

The Bellmore All-County musicians this year were:

Standing: Andrew Ploscaru, bass; Kenneth Seltman, bass; Eric Giannaris, alto sax; Jason Baker, chorus; Connor Desmond, chorus; Olivia Lawrence, chorus; Mikaela Milch, violin; Benjamin Toussaint, cello; Kristina Giannakis, violin; Rachel Schleider, viola; Amelia Elbendary, chorus; Nicole Leyderman, alto sax; Frankie Yandolino, bass.

Middle Row: Katie O’Brien, bass; Francesca Russo, chorus; Brianna Sugrue, chorus; Jordyn Halper, chorus; Claire Levasseur, chorus; Blythe Nagel, chorus; Nate Bergfeld, chorus; Ryan Zaslansky, bass clarinet; Stamatia Papazis, viola; Morgan Kaplan, chorus; Jordana Heffez, clarinet; Christine Ianniello, chorus; Sylvia Bergman, bass.

Seated: Georgie Yandolino, chorus; Julia Levine, violin; Olivia Sabatino, trombone; Jake Arlia, violin; Ryan Caleca, baritone; Brianna Ryan, violin; Brooke Corbo, violin; Gabriella Wahba, chorus; Michele Spiller, flute.