Zone 11

ZONE 11 STRING FESTIVAL 2019final pdf UP-County-letter-19final pdf PIANO NYSSMA letter 2019final pdf pdf

Zone 11 Representative

Nancy Torrente

Westchester County President
Janet Corvini


 Your NYSSMA membership is a dual membership. Join NYSSMA and you automatically are a  NAfME member.


 New Edition 32 NYSSMA Manual in effect with new pieces/changes as of July 1, 2018   Order Information:

  • Zone 11 Level 1-4 STRINGS ONLY Festival, Yorktown HS, March 22& 23, 2019 
  • Zone 11 Down-County Festival at Ardsley. April 26 & 27 , 2019
  • Zone 11 Piano Festival at Walter Panas HS, May 3 & 4,  2019 
  • Zone 11 Up-County Festival at Hendrick Hudson HS, May 10& 11, 2019
  • Majors Band Festival at Fox Lane High School, Bedford CSD, May 21, 2019
  • Majors Orchestra Festival at Fox Lane High School, Bedford CSD,  May 22, 2019
  • Majors Choral Festival at Fox Lane Middle School, Bedford CSD,  May 23, 2019 
    • Teachers register for Majors On-line only at NYSSMA.ORGRegistration opens in January.

 ***** NEW in 2019 – Level 1-4 STRINGS ONLY festival *****

All zone 11 (Westchester County)  string students performing a level 1-4 solo or ensemble must attend the Yorktown Level 1-4 Strings Only Festival March 22 or 23, 2019.

There will be NO level 1-4 string adjudications at the Up or Down County Festival.
There will be NO level 5, 6 or AS adjudications at the Strings Only Festival in Yorktown. No exceptions.

All NYSSMA Registrations must be entered BY THE SCHOOL TEACHER online at

  • Teachers register at solochair and follow instructions for their assigned festival.
  • Only School Music Teachers may register students.  
  • Students must attend the solo festival to which his/her district is assigned.
    • Exceptions are few and must be approved by the Zone 11 Representative.   

Private teachers and parents:

  • You can not register students for NYSSMA festivals.
  • Direct all questions to your school music teacher.

All-State applicants:

  • must be registered by the school music teacher who is the conductor of the school band, orchestra or choir corresponding to the group they are auditioning for.
  • AAll-State All State Applications must be filled out and sent to your festival’s host. These formas are available at
  • must be adjudicated at their district’s assigned Up-County or Down-County festival; there are  No exceptions to this. 

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