OHS Students Selected for All-State Performances

Three Oceanside High School music students have been selected to perform in several of the prestigious All-State Music performing groups in December. Ethan Wile was selected for the Symphonic Band, Sophie Stakhov for the Mixed Chorus, while vocalist Allison Olazabal was chosen for the Treble Chorus.  Joseph Callanan, Samantha Civil, Melody Posner and Samantha Santiago were selected as Alternates to attend. 

The All-State Music Festival features the musical talent of students throughout New York State in Band, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic and String Orchestra, Vocal and Instrumental Jazz, Treble and Mixed Chorus. 

The students selected from OHS are Vocal Director George Grossman and String Teacher Stephanie Stagnitta. 

musicians chosen for All-State Music Festival

Pictured (L to R) Front Row; Students – Samantha Civil, Samantha Santiago, Allison Olazabal, Ethan Wile, Sophie Stakhov, Melody Posner and Joseph Callanan.Back Row;  High School Music Staff Members – Lynne Garcia, Michael  Vetter, George Grossman, Stephanie Stagnitta and the District Director of Fine & Performing Arts – Robert Brase.