The Conservatory has renewed its partnership with the Steinway & Sons piano company, presenting a wonderful Faculty concert at the newly renovated Steinway Hall in Manhattan on May 28, 2017. Special thanks goes to Eddie Strauss, Sales Manager at Steinway & Sons, for making the hall available for PACONY. Faculty members Keiko Ueda, Julia Meynert-Guarino, Mark Buccheri, John Oliver Marin, Akiko James, Juan Valencia, Xavier Paez, and Soledad Garrido performed an exciting program featuring wide-ranging solo and chamber repertoire. Click the following links to see the full picture albums by our school photographers Maurice James and John Caballero. See below for the full program of pieces. Make sure you like our page on Facebook to keep aware of the dates of upcoming concerts!
Sophia Martinez was a merit scholarship participant in the Joffrey Ballet School's Musical Theatre Intensive, performing excerpts from Cats, Chicago, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. She was also Second All-Around in her age bracket at the Rhythmic Gymnastics Open/National Championships held last May at the Olympic Training center in Lake Placid, NY!
Stephany Alvarez was accepted into The Louis Armstrong Middle School which specializes in the performing arts. Stephanie has been making great progress on the piano, expanding her repertoire and playing more challenging works, guided by her teacher, Teresa Rishik.
David Huerga Marin has received the Erasmus Scholarship, funded by the European Union, allowing him to travel and study extensively throughout Europe at multiple participating institutions. David will be participating in the Model United Nations, with time in Berlin, Paris, Mumbai, Johannesburg, and Budapest!
Nicholas Bentancur performed salsa music with the Latin Band of the Frank Sinatra High School of the Arts on Saturday, June 3rd, in a rooftop concert. He also played on the WQXR radio station as part of NYC's Summer Arts Institute live concert at the Greene Space, on both violin and piano with the Sinatra High School Orchestra.
Click on the pictures below to view images of the 2016 Halloween Parade, organized by the Jackson Heights Beautification Group. Special thanks to Nuala O'Doherty, PACONY Parent and vice president of the Beautification Group.