Prior to the end of the school year, members of the string ensemble from Village Elementary School in Syosset presented a mini concert for residents at The Arbors Assisted Living Center. The student-musicians performed various patriotic songs honoring the many veterans that reside there. They also performed show tunes and classical pieces.
“The performance was warmly received,” said teacher and Village School string ensemble director Linda Carrella. “The residents thought the youth performers were wonderful and had an incredible level of musicianship.”
Following the performance, students mingled and enjoyed chatting with residents, even getting a tour of the koi pond. Carrella thanked The Arbors residents and staff for allowing her students to visit and learn how important it is to always care about others. Accompanying the students was Village School staff member Ruth Canzonieri, whose father resides at The Arbors. She remarked that her father, a former violinist, had a smile on his face throughout the performance.