Massapequa students entertain seniors with Christmas carols – archyde

MASSAPEQUA, NY – A holiday tradition returned to Massapequa High School this year when local seniors were invited to a free music performance on December 13th, ”December 15-16. December.

In the newly renovated auditorium, Interim Superintendent Brian Conboy, Fine and Performing Arts Director Vincent Green, and Headmistress Barbara Lowell greeted the crowd.

The concert opened with a traditional German Christmas song “Kling Glöckchen, Kling”. The singers, conducted by Ilena Dempsey, also performed a Hanukkah song “Hanerot Halalu” and “Do You Hear What I Hear?”

Next came the orchestra under the baton of Marjorie Spagnuolo. The strings wowed the audience with “Sleigh Ride” and “A Mad Russian’s Christmas”. Mozart’s “Gloria In Excelsis” was the first number for the a cappella choir conducted by Nichole Greene. They also sing “Bidi Bom”, “Away” and “Be a Light”.

The three groups, which together comprise more than 200 Massapequa student musicians, formed a finale with three songs: “Chanukah Festival Overture”, “O Holy Night” and “Hallelujah Chorus”.

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