Students Play Carnegie Hall


Roslyn students were among the musicians recently performing at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall as part of the Music Institute of Long Island’s annual gala concert.

Roslyn residents Aaron Chu, William Borges, Bianca Rabbie, Justin Leu, Kiddest Wolde and Rekik Wolde were among more than 80 performers who took the stage.

Aaron Chu in performance

Performances included solos, duos and octets, as well as various combinations of chamber music ensembles, violin, cello, guitar, voice and flute groups.

Three MILI graduates who are pursuing degrees in Music Performance at prestigious colleges also performed.

Entering its 25th year, the Music Institute of Long Island provides music education to young children through advanced performers, with instrumental lessons from age 3 and voice lessons from age 5 through pre-college conservatory training.

 In addition to private instruction, MILI provides chamber music, theory and group classes.

Co-directors and sisters Carol Kushner and Geri Kushner have years of experience working with children, both holding Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Music Performance from Manhattan School of Music, Juilliard,  K-12 Music Certification  from Aaron Copland School of Music and Suzuki Certification from the School for Strings.

MILI is at 90 Plandome Road in Manhasset. The phone number is 516-627-7052, and the website is

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