Wednesday was Port Washington’s Night of 1,000 Strings at the Schreiber High School auditoreum, where orchestra students from across the district presented a night of music.
Students and faculty, donned in yellow T's, gave audience members a night of music, and a night of fun. The district's Director of Creative Arts Sherri Suzzan, along with the district's string instructors, saw to it that the evening was a success.
The Elementary Stings Orchestra performed Beethoven’s “Song of Brotherhood,” conducted by Carly Valentine. The Middle School Strings Orchestra performed Dancin’ on The Bayou by Ralph Ford, conducted by Diane Fish. The Freshman Orchestra with String Orchestra performed “Fiddle Dance from Folk Tune Fiddle Dance” by Percy Fletcher, conducted by Carol Garofalo. The Symphony Orchestra performed “Andante Cantabile for String Orchestra from String Quartet, No. 1 in D, Op. 2 by Tchaikovsky, arranged by Serebrier, conducted by Anthony Pinelli, Jr.
And the Grand Finale featured All Strings Ensembles, grades 4-12, which performed “Overture to ‘William Tell’ by Rossini, arranged by Sandra Dackow, conducted by Anthony Pinelli, Jr.