Twenty-a single Very long Island learners have been among the winners of a virtual level of competition held in lieu of this year’s New York Condition Industry Band Conference Championship — with teenagers from Copiague and Hicksville significant educational facilities positioning 1st in their respective categories.
The convention held a to start with-ever Specific & Ensemble Opposition previous thirty day period immediately after canceling its annual championship in Syracuse simply because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants submitted video clips of on their own engaged in are living performances with no visible or audio enhancements.
Lengthy Island’s leading awardees had been Eitan Chervony and Joshua Archer of Walter G. O’Connell Copiague Large College, who placed 1st in the marching tenor drums innovative and auxiliary intermediate classes, respectively. Chervony also placed fourth in the marching snare drum advanced class.
In addition, Hicksville High School’s shade guard took to start with place in