Zone 1: 2019 Solo Festival Information

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: srauch@nyssma.org, 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.

SOLO/ENSEMBLE FESTIVALS:

APRIL 6th LEWISTON-PORTER Middle School

Amanda Burdick 716-754-8281×5410

burdicka@lew-port.com

4061 Creek Rd, Youngstown 14174

A-S-E

NO JAZZ-NO PIANO

 

MAY 3-4 FRONTIER HS

Christina Voto cvoto@frontiercsd.org

716-926-1720×2182

4432 Bayview Rd Hamburg 14075

A-S-E-IJ-VJ-PF

 

MAY 10-11 PIONEER HS

12125 County Line Rd. Yorkshire 14173

Kimberly S. Higgins and Jared Burch

716-492-9373

khiggins@pioneercsd.org

A-S-E

NO JAZZ-NO PIANO

 

MAY 17-18 SALAMANCA

Scott Bean

sbean@salamancany.org

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

CHARLENE BROOKS

cbrooks@wscschools.org

S-E

NO AS

NO JAZZ

NO PIANO