North High sophomore takes home top honors in music competition

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Jeremy Bernstein is congratulated by Dr. Pamela Levy, fine and performing arts department head, and Joseph Rutkowski, director of instrumental music at North High. (Photo courtesy of the Great Neck Public Schools)

Congratulations to Great Neck North High School sophomore Jeremy Bernstein, who earned first place for his cello performance at the third annual Manhattan International Music Competition. As a first-place winner, Jeremy will perform at the Lincoln Center Library on Jan. 13, 2018.

Dr. Pamela Levy, fine and performing arts department head at North High, describes Jeremy as a dedicated student who plays the cello in the orchestra, chamber music society, All-County, and the school’s cello club — of which he is a founding member. He is also enrolled in AP Music Theory and an active member of the Tri-M Music Honor Society.

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