Samantha Filippone is the 2016 Scholarship Winner of the Edward Miller Music Scholarship Fund.
Filippone is a graduate of Glen Cove High School and will attend Hofstra University Honors College. She sang solo soprano for (NYSSMA) while at the same time singing with and leading the altos during bimonthly sectional rehearsals in the Glen Cove High School Select Chorale.
As a member of the Select Chorale, she performed at St. Peter’s Basilica before Pope Francis.
She has performed in the Nassau Music Educators Association’s (NMEA) All County Chorus in 2014 and 2015. Filippone is also an instrumentalist. She played baritone in Wind Ensemble, trumpet in Jazz Band and cymbals in percussion ensemble. She served as conductor of another Glen Cove group, the Pep Band. Filippone is a member of the Tri-M Music Honors Society, the National Honors Society and president of the school’s Drama Club.