Weather Alert(1)!
"Air Quality Alert" ...Air quality alert in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 10 PM EDT this evening... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Westchester... Rockland...Nassau...Suffolk. In effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 10 PM EDT this evening. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level ozone. The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value, the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young, and those with pre-existing respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is: 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5. 1014 am EDT Tue Sep 2 2014 ...Air quality alert in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 10 PM EDT this evening... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Westchester... Rockland...Nassau...Suffolk. In effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 10 PM EDT this evening. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level ozone. The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value, the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young, and those with pre-existing respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is: 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5. -- Tuesday Sep.02 14,12:48 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

William Floyd HS Concert Choir Participates in Clinic with Hofstra University Choral Director

Press Releases

Members of the William Floyd High School Concert Choir recently had the opportunity to work with Dr. David Fryling, Associate Professor of Music and Director ...

Mastic Beach, NY - May 28, 2014 -  Members of the William Floyd High School Concert Choir recently had the opportunity to work with Dr. David Fryling, Associate Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at Hofstra University, on a special choir clinic in which they reviewed two of their most challenging competition pieces, “Desh” an Indian raga and “Amor De Mi Alma,” a Spanish love poem.

In “Desh,” William Floyd High School chorus teacher Barbara D’Orio explained that Dr. Fryling helped the students reproduce the different sounds of tabla drums vocally; and in “Amor,” he helped them connect with the true meaning of the poem by having them delve deeper into its intent, which was the composer’s inability to verbalize his feelings toward the object of his affection and then using compositional devices to share his feelings.

“Working with a university choral director helps students make a deeper connection to the music and its cultural background,” said Ms. D’Orio. “Dr. Fryling’s energy and enthusiasm really took them to the next level of artistry.” 

Pictured: Hofstra University Director of Choral Activities David Fryling works with the William Floyd High School (WFHS) Concert Choir while WFHS chorus teacher Barbara D’Orio looks on.

Videos
comments powered by Disqus

Join Our Weekly Newsletter

Sign up for a free weekly newsletter covering things to do, hottest local headlines, and everything Long Island! Read more here or enter your email to signup.

   
     Newsletter Archive
Advertisement
Advertise With Us
 
Open Feedback Dialog