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Ticonderoga musicians take well-deserved break

Students busy during holidays

This holiday season Ti student musicians had four performances — the annual community Tiny Tim concert, the Kiwanis senior citizen holiday party, a visit to Heritage Commons nursing home and the annual school concert — in two weeks. That flurry of activities capped four months of rehearsals.

This holiday season Ti student musicians had four performances — the annual community Tiny Tim concert, the Kiwanis senior citizen holiday party, a visit to Heritage Commons nursing home and the annual school concert — in two weeks. That flurry of activities capped four months of rehearsals. Photo by Nancy Frasier.

— “It’s a really good feeling when you finish a song and everyone in the audience is smiling and clapping,” Costello said. “You feel like you really accomplished something.”

Crowe agrees.

“When you hear the applause and you realize it’s for you, that’s special,” Crowe said.

The music experience at Ti High is long lasting.

“Every few weeks I get a letter or card from a former student telling me how much they enjoyed being part of the program,” Shapiro said. “This time of year a lot of college students come home and stop by to visit. For many, this is the experience they remember after high school.”

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