On Wednesday, October 7, 2015, orchestra students at Bay Shore High School and Middle School had the opportunity to meet internationally-renowned cellist Mark Summer.
A founding member of the Turtle Island String Quartet, Mr. Summer is particularly known for his percussion and pizzicato techniques, as well as his improvisational ability. He showcased those talents while performing for students during interactive assemblies.
After meeting with larger groups of high school and middle school musicians, Mr. Summer conducted a workshop with two High School seniors, Brianna Acevedo and Estefan Perez. During the hour-long session, he listened to pieces the two young cellists had prepared and offered advice and feedback.