There are a ton of students that shine like stars, but only a few that make it to be real ones. That’s why the right training is so vital. Although many try, only very few, select schools across the Long Island take their students and are able to mold them into the next Mozarts and Beethovens. Here are this year’s best.
Long Islanders Voted Long Island High School For The arts in Syosset Best Music & Arts School on Long Island!
1. Long Island High School for the Arts
239 Cold Spring Rd., Syosset. 516-622-5678. www.lihsarts.org
Long Island High School for the Arts is the Island’s only public school that specializes in preparing students to enter careers in performing and visual arts. Students major in dance, drama, music, musical theater, playwriting, visual arts, film or theater technology. The school’s focused curriculum offers courses certified for college credit, and most students graduate with advanced credits and scholarships. Alumni include Bessie award-winner and Paul Taylor Dance Company lead dancer Michael Trusnovec, Broadway dancer Sean Samuels, and the award-winning, all-alumni cast of Most Likely To: A Senior Superlative Musical.
2. Creation Art Center, Inc.
577 Broadway, Massapequa. 516-795-4929. www.creationartcenter.com
3. Five Towns College
305 N. Service Rd., Dix Hills. 631-424-7000. www.ftc.edu