EASTCHESTER, N.Y. – Fifth-grade orchestra students from Anne Hutchinson and Greenvale schools, directed by teacher Suzanne Greene, entertained Eastchester senior citizens Sunday, Feb. 14, during the annual Valentine’s Day concert at the Lake Isle Nutrition Center.
Eastchester High School choral teacher James Gedge accompanied the orchestra on piano. The violinists, violists, pianists and cellists performed solos and ensemble pieces for the enjoyment of the seniors, and ended the concert with a sing along of two songs, “Love Me Tender” and “Let Me Call You Sweetheart.”
The concert culminated with the Anne Hutchinson student council, led by third grade teaching assistant Felicia Malardi, handing out Valentines they created.
Concert performers were Greenvale students Shotaro Umemoto, Lucas Yi, Celia DiBenedetto, Monica Karaeneva, Eliana Freeman, Grace Underwood, Sekai Mapuranga, Jessie Asiedu-Wiafe, Amelie Summersgill, Kota Tanimura, Halle Adamson, Katelyn Pothakul, Anna Asmodeo, Brendan Hanley, Alessia Russo, Helena Taseva and Alexa Loizides.
Anne Hutchinson students were John DeStefano, Lesly Cabrera, Alena Kukaj, Antonio Ramos, Henriette Feldman, Jiwoo Hwang, Kylie Waters, Alena Kukaj, Alisa Asani, Chloe Shi, Tammie Mbwera, Kevin Danaj, Sophia Sakalis, Alexandra Razhanskiy, Aryan Kumar, Gabrielle Rodriguez, Jonathan Frenz, Domenic Attisani, Yeonsu Son and Irina Kennedy.