Fantastic Flutist Earns Award of Merit

Fantastic Flutist Earns Award of Merit
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High school flutist Alexandra Stewart was recently chosen to receive a Long Island Arts Alliance Scholar–Artist Award of Merit for 2018-2019. The LIAA’s Scholar-Artist Awards program, presented by the New York Community Bank Foundation in cooperation with Newsday and the Arts Reach Fund, annually recognizes 20 outstanding Long Island seniors who have demonstrated excellence in academics as well as their chosen arts specialty.

Stewart received her LIAA award and certificate on Sept. 12 at the annual Scholar-Artist Gala at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts. She has received numerous accolades during her high school career; in 2017, she was chosen for the New York State School Music Association’s All-State Symphonic Band as well as the Suffolk County Music Educators Association’s All-County Orchestra.