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TeenSations singers, from left, Kennedy Campbell, 11, of (Credit: Heather Walsh)

TeenSations singers, from left, Kennedy Campbell, 11, of Wheatley Heights, and Erica Johnson, 12, of Bohemia, hold a note together at a rehearsal in Bethpage. (May 11, 2013)

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Chuck Arcuri, music coordinator of the girl vocal
(Credit: Heather Walsh)

Chuck Arcuri, music coordinator of the girl vocal group TeenSations, gives instructions to the singers, from left, Kenney Campbell, 11, of Wheatley Heights and Tedi McLendon, 14, of Ronkonkoma, at a rehearsal in Bethpage. (May 11, 2013)

From left, TeenSations singers Julie Hart, 16, of
(Credit: Heather Walsh)

From left, TeenSations singers Julie Hart, 16, of Roslyn Heights, Kendra Lee, 13, of Wheatley Heights, Kennedy Campbell, 11, of Wheatley Heights, Erica Johnson, 12, of Bohemia, and Tedi McLendon, 14, of Ronkonkoma practice a number at a rehearsal in Bethpage. (May 11, 2013)

The girl vocal group TeenSations produced a Tribute
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The girl vocal group TeenSations produced a Tribute to the Stars CD. (May 11, 2013)

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Left to right, Kennedy Campbell, 11, of Wheatley
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Left to right, Kennedy Campbell, 11, of Wheatley Heights, Erica Johnson, 12, of Bohemia, and Julie Hart, 16, of Roslyn Heights, pose in their TeenSations jacket after rehearsal in Bethpage. (May 11, 2013)

Erica Johnson, 12, of Bohemia, sings lead while
(Credit: Heather Walsh)

Erica Johnson, 12, of Bohemia, sings lead while behind her, from left to right, Julie Hart, 16, of Roslyn Heights, Tedi McLendon, 14, of Ronkonkoma, Kendra Lee, 13, of Wheatley Heights, and Kennedy Campbell, 11, of Wheatley Heights, sing backup at a rehearsal of the TeenSations in Bethpage. (May 11, 2013)

From left, TeenSations singers Tedi McLendon, 14, of
(Credit: Heather Walsh)

From left, TeenSations singers Tedi McLendon, 14, of Ronkonkoma, Kennedy Campbell, 11, of Wheatley Heights, Erica Johnson, 12, of Bohemia, and Julie Hart, 16, of Roslyn Heights, rehearse a number in Bethpage. (May 11, 2013)

TeenSations, a 50's/60's singing group, rehearse in the
(Credit: Heather Walsh)

TeenSations, a 50's/60's singing group, rehearse in the home of Chuck Arcuri, the group's music coordinator, in Bethpage. (May 11, 2013)

This is the sound mixer used during rehearsal
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This is the sound mixer used during rehearsal of the girl vocal group TeenSations in Bethpage. (May 11, 2013)

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TeenSations singers, from left, Kennedy Campbell, 11, of
(Credit: Heather Walsh)

TeenSations singers, from left, Kennedy Campbell, 11, of Wheatley Heights, and Erica Johnson, 12, of Bohemia, hold a note together at a rehearsal in Bethpage. (May 11, 2013)

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