Resolution J616-2013

Commending the Elmont School String Chamber Ensemble on its participation in Music in Our Schools Month 2013



  • Feb 28, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Feb 26, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  commending  the  Elmont  School  String Chamber
Ensemble upon the occasion of its participation in Music in Our  Schools
Month 2013

WHEREAS,  The  administrators  of  the  Elmont School in Nassau County's
Elmont Union Free School District are committed  to  actively  promoting
and  nurturing  a  comprehensive  music  program for all the students of
Nassau County; and
  WHEREAS, They have been supportive, actively encouraging music program
staff to devote their time and energy to developing the talents of their
students; and
  WHEREAS, The Elmont  School  String  Chamber  Ensemble,  comprised  of
students of the highest musical and academic caliber, will be performing
on March 20, 2013, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the South Concourse of the
Empire State Plaza in Albany, in celebration of the 41st Annual Music in
our Schools Month; and
  WHEREAS,  The  New  York  State School Music Association sponsors this
event and has helped it to evolve from a  New  York  State  Day  into  a
month-long national observance; and
  WHEREAS, Talent, dedication, and countless hours of practice have made
the  String Chamber Ensemble of the Elmont School the outstanding ensem-
ble it is today; and
  WHEREAS, Ably led by Xavier Rodriguez, Director, the  members  of  the
String  Chamber  Ensemble work hard at their music rehearsals, classroom
assignments and practice sessions, fully aware that the amount  of  time
and  energy  they  are willing to expend directly affects the quality of
their music; and
  WHEREAS, The String Chamber Ensemble members, along with their parents
and teachers, can be justly proud  of  their  musical  achievements  and
their participation in Music in Our Schools Month; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body  extend a warm welcome to the
staff and students of Elmont School  as  they  visit  Albany  for  their
performance at the Empire State Plaza; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted  to  the  Elmont  School  String  Chamber Ensemble and to Xavier
Rodriguez, Director.


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