Woodhull Elementary School
sixth-grader Tess Lambie performed on clarinet during this year’s All-County
Music Festival sponsored by the Suffolk County Music Educators Association.
Tess was selected to perform alongside the Division I Central Concert Band. The
ensemble represented the most accomplished music students in grades five and
six from 15 local school districts and area private schools.
Last year, Tess participated in the Solo Festival sponsored by the New York State School Music Association, which made her eligible for nomination to this year’s All-County Festival by her school music teacher, Philip Tamberino. Her solo rating of “Outstanding,” the highest possible rating, helped her secure a spot to join nearly 100 other students in the All-County band.
During the festival, the band performed four selections, which Tess and the other musicians had to learn in a month’s time on their own and with the help of their school music teacher. Three rehearsals were held over two weekends, and the resulting concert brought an impressive sound.
Info/photo courtesy of the Babylon School District