Zone 3

Zone Representative

Adam Shatraw
Coordinator, Spartan Academy & Music Supervisor K-12
East Syracuse Minoa CSD
O: (315) 434-3300
H: (315) 214-4048

Twitter – @NYSSMAZONE3 and @adamshatraw


Presidents of Affiliated Counties


Gail Markstein 
RTS Middle School  Conklin, NY 13748
school 607 775 0249
H 697 644 8752

Kristan Sheppard
Genesee Elementary School-Auburn Enlarged City School District

School Phone #: 315-255-8640
County Website 

Cortland County
Jen Rafferty
Vocal/Guitar/General Music
Cortland Jr/Sr High School
607-758-4100 ext 1191

 County Website 


Tim Davis- Christian Brothers Academy

Click the icon to access the OCMEA website






Hope Lewis – Trumansburg – (Website in process)



Megan Burrell


Festival Dates – 2018-19

Area All-State

JH AAS – November 2nd & 3rd @ Ithaca HS (Ithaca City School District)       
Michael Allen , Chair      (607) 274-2241

Apply at Deadline is September 17th



SH AAS – February 1st & 2nd, 2019 @ Binghamton University (Anderson Center)
John McNeur, Chair    (212) 860-0430

Apply at Deadline is Oct. 20th  


Solo and Ensemble Festivals  

March 29th & 30th – Regular and All-State Solo and Small Ensemble (No Jazz)
Julie Beard, Festival Host
Johnson City High School
666 Reynolds Rd  
Johnson City, NY 13790  607-341-8726


April 6th  – Regular Solo and Small Ensemble (no AS)                                             
Benjamin Wells, Festival Host                 
Cortland JSHS                                                  
8 Valley View Drive                                                    
Cortland, NY 13045                                         

May 1st- Regular Solo and Small Ensemble (No AS)           
Adam Carkey, Festival Host              
Auburn JHS
Auburn, NY


May 3rd and 4th – Regular and All State Solo and Small Ensemble (No AS Jazz).           
Michael Allen              
Boynton Middle School
Ithaca, NY


May 13th – Regular Solo and Small Ensemble No AS                   
Colin Keating, Festival Host            
Ray Middle School
Baldwinsville, NY


May 17th and 18th – Regular and All State Solo and Small Ensemble (AS Jazz will be here)
Jennifer Greene, Festival Host
Fayetteville-Manlius HS
Manlius, NY

All Zone 3 Solo and Ensemble Festivals will register via 

Please contact the festival chairs for more information.

Major Organizations

April 8th – 11th – Choirs, Bands, Orchestras, Jazz
Shannon Schmiedel, Festival Host
Fabius-Pompey MSHS


May 14th-16th – Choirs, Bands, Orchestras, Jazz
Lindsey Williams, Festival Host
Owego Free Academy

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