Written by Herald Staff, email@example.com Saturday, 15 March 2014 00:00
A senior at Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School is set to grace the stage with her violin talent.
Concert festival competition winner Amanda Hedgecock will be featured in Menselssohn’s Violin Concerto with the Island Chamber Sympony March 16.
Hedgecock started learning the violin at four years old using the Suzuki method at the Music Institute of Long Island, located in Manhasset. The Suzuki method instilled confidence in Hedgecock, as well as a love for music and performing.
“Amanda is a gifted musician and combines humility and harmony in her performances,” said Geri Kushner, violin instructor and co-director milimusic.com.
The gifted violinist has won many other music competitions. Most recently, she was selected as one out of 100 to perform with the National High School Orchestra in Tennessee at the American String Teachers Conference. This past November, Hedgecock was selected and performed in the Chamber All-State Orchestra in Rochester. She has been selected to perform in many Master Classes at MILI and chamber ensembles and she is a member of the New York Youth Orchestra in Manhattan.
The Island Chamber Symphony, under the baton of Jeremy Niles Kempton, will perform at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Glen Cove on Sunday, March 16 at 3 p.m.
Admission is available at the door, $15 general admission, $10 for seniors and students. St. Paul’s is located at 28 Highland Rd.
Saturday, 18 October 2014 00:00
Thanks in large part to a substantial increase in sponsor support – and Mother Nature’s cooperation – the 2014 Plainview-Old Bethpage Craft and Gift Fair was a rousing success.
A caravan of vendors filled the parking lot of the Plainview-Old Bethpage Library starting at 7 a.m. By the time fairgoers crossed the blue and green balloon arch at 10 a.m. to receive their free T-shirt and bags stuffed with sponsor goodies, there were 108 booths ready to welcome them on the sunny day.
Friday, 17 October 2014 00:00
A special series of medical lectures will be held throughout the country in October. The Plainview Hospital is one of the stops on the tour.
On Sunday, Oct. 19 from 7-9 p.m., a free lecture will be presented by Franz Gringinger, MD, Austria and A.W. Arends, MD, Germany. These specialists are members of the Medical Scientific Group (MWF), a part of the Bruno Groening Circle of Friends.
Dr. Gringinger earned his degree at the University of Vienna in 1987 and from the beginning of his medical career, was interested in alternative methods.