For all festivals: Zone 1 will be using Solochair.com to register all entries for 2019 NYSSMA Spring Evaluation Festivals. Please view the “Solochair.com registration information” file at the end of this page if you need help registering an account on Solochair. As per NYSSMA regulations, all entries MUST be submitted no later than six weeks prior to the festival, and checks (made out to NYSSMA) MUST be mailed no later than six weeks prior to the festival to the festival host. PLEASE observe all deadlines so that your students do not have negative consequences.
THE NEW MANUAL (EDITION XXXII), as of July 2nd 2018, IS IN EFFECT FOR ALL NYSSMA SOLO FESTIVALS IN 2019. PLEASE consult the new manual carefully–there have been many changes from the “old” manual.
All-State applications MUST be completed on-line. Please follow the link and the directions which are found on the NYSSMA home page. You may also reach the All-State application site here: http://nyssma2.org/allstate_form1.cfm. If you need help with a NYSSMA member number, please e-mail Stuart Rauch at: email@example.com, and he will quickly send you a temporary number.
***ONCE YOU HAVE FILLED THE ALL STATE SHEETS OUT ON LINE, THEY MUST BE PRINTED OUT. THE APPROPRIATE SIGNATURES MUST BE ADDED AND MAILED TO THE FESTIVAL CHAIRPERSON 6 WEEKS BEFORE THE START OF THE FESTIVAL. ALL-STATE SCORES AND EVALUATION SHEETS WILL NOT BE RELEASED TO TEACHERS UNTIL THE ALL-STATE APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED BY THE FESTIVAL CHAIRPERSON AND/OR ZONE REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE STUDENT(S) IN QUESTION.*** FAILURE TO DO THIS RESULTS IN EMBARRASSMENT FOR YOU AND MORE WORK FOR THE FESTIVAL CHAIR AND ZONE REP.Also, payment for students must be received prior to the festival in order to receive their individual scores and sheets. FEES are as follows: S/E: level 1-4 $16 (piano $22), Level 5-6 $24 (piano $30) All State $30
Listed below are the current specifics for all five Zone 1 Spring Evaluation Festivals. Please note that each festival offers different options.
APRIL 6th LEWISTON-PORTER Middle School
Amanda Burdick 716-754-8281×5410
4061 Creek Rd, Youngstown 14174
NO JAZZ-NO PIANO
MAY 3-4 FRONTIER HS
Christina Voto firstname.lastname@example.org
4432 Bayview Rd Hamburg 14075
MAY 10-11 PIONEER HS
12125 County Line Rd. Yorkshire 14173
Kimberly S. Higgins and Jared Burch
NO JAZZ-NO PIANO
MAY 17-18 SALAMANCA
716-945-2400 Ext 6216
50 Iroquois Drive
Salamanca NY 14779
A-S-E-PF NON AS INSTRUMENTAL JAZZ
MAY 31-JUNE 1 WEST SENECA EAST HS