Glen Cove’s Filippone Receives Music Scholarship

Glen Cove High School senior Samantha Filippone received the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock’s Edward Miller Memorial Music Scholarship.

Samantha will attend Hofstra University’s Honors College in the fall. She sang soprano with Glen Cove’s regular chorus while at the same time leading the altos during bimonthly sectional rehearsals. As a member of the select chorale, she performed at Saint Peter’s Basilica before Pope Francis. She also performed in the Nassau Music Educators Association’s All-County Chorus in 2014 and 2015.

Samantha is an instrumentalist as well. She played baritone in the wind ensemble, trumpet in the jazz band and cymbals in the percussion ensemble. She also served as conductor of the district’s pep band. She is a member of the Tri-M Music Honor Society and National Honor Society and president of the high school’s drama club.