Zone 7

Zone Representative
Philip B. Pandori
52 Wagon Wheel Trail
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
(C) 518-708-4566
zone7@nyssma.org

Presidents of Affiliated Counties

Albany (Capital Suburban Council MEA)
Nancy Lussier
Scotia-Glenville M.S.
10 Prestige Pkwy.
Scotia, NY 12302
nlussier@sgcsd.net
(518) 382-1208

Saratoga-Warren
Tracy DeRagon
Ballston Spa High School
220 Ballston Ave.
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
tderagon@bscsd.org
(H) (518) 791-8058
(S) (518) 884-7150 x2316

Schenectady
Jason Varga
Draper Middle School
2070 Curry Rd. 
Schenectady, NY 12303
jvarga@mohonasen.org
(518) 356-8350
 
Washington – WCAMTA
Sean Boyd
Granville Elementary School
61 Quaker St.
Granville, NY 12832
sboyd@granvillecsd.org
(518) 642-1051 ext. 3240

Rensselaer
David Bresnahan
Howard L. Goff Middle School
35 Giligan Rd. 
East Greenbush, NY 12061
bresnahanda@egcsd.org
(518) 207-2403

Fulton
Laura Jacaruso 
Broadalbin-Perth Middle School
1870 County Highway 107
Amsterdam, NY 12010
jacarusol@bpcsd.org
518-954-2700

Montgomery
Peter K. DiBiase
pdibiase@roadrunner.com
172 Montgomery St.
Canajoharie, NY 13317
(H) 518-673-3127
(S) 518-993-4433

Zone 7 Events – 2018 – 19 – REMAINING FESTIVALS

Greenwich Junior-Senior High School A-S-E NO LONGER ACCEPTING LETTERS OF INTENT
May 10-11, 2019
Host: Catherine Pandori (518) 578-3307
cpandori@greenwichcsd.org
FESTIVAL LOCATION AND HOST MAILING ADDRESS: 
10 Gay Ave. 
Greenwich , NY12834
Register at gdoig.com

Shenendehowa High School EAST A-S-E-IJ-VJ NO LONGER ACCEPTING LETTERS OF INTENT – Please inquire with the festival host if you are looking to send students to this festival. 
May 17-18, 2019
Host: Michael Lotano (518) 209-3573
NYSSMASHEN19@GMAIL.COM
FESTIVAL LOCATION:
970 NY-146
Clifton Park, NY 12065 
HOST MAILING ADDRESS:
Tesago Elementary School
970 NY-146
Clifton Park, NY 12065 
Register at gdoig.com

Fee Schedule
Solo & Ensemble – Levels 1-4 $16 (Piano $22)
Solo & Ensemble – Levels 5-6 $24 (Piano $30)
All State $30

Zone 7 Events – 2019 – 2020

Area All State 

1. AAS TEACHER INSTRUCTIONS – COMING SOON
2. AAS PERMISSIONS – COMING SOON
3. COVER LIST FOR AAS ENSEMBLES – COMING SOON

Saratoga Springs High School
November 15-16, 2019
Host: Erica Nirsberger
(518) 587-4551 x106
e_nirsberger@saratogaschools.org 

1 Blue Streak Blvd. 
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Applications POSTMARKED September 27, 2019 
APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AS EARLY AS JUNE 21st 

Solo Festivals

Remember  – Send a Letter of Intent to the festival host (this is required) 

Zone 7 Letter of Intent 2020 – Coming Soon

LETTERS OF INTENT WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BEFORE SEPTEMBER 6th, 2019. 

LETTERS OF INTENT ARE DUE TO THE CORRECT HOST BY DECEMBER 1st 2019. 

Maple Avenue MS – S-E
March 6-7, 2020
Host: Jennifer Minehan (518) 587-4551, Fax 587-5759.
j_minehan@saratogaschools.org
FESTIVAL LOCATION AND HOST MAILING ADDRESS:
515 Maple Ave.
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Register at gdoig.com

Piano Festival
College of St. Rose, Massry Center for the Arts
March 6-7, 2020
Host: Christy Beauregard (518) 765-4264
Patchris30@verizon.net
FESTIVAL LOCATION:

1002 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY 12208
HOST MAILING ADDRESS:
321 Picard Rd.
Altamont NY 12209-3540
Register at gdoig.com

Albany In-House S-E
Meyers Middle School – Albany City Schools
March 21, 2020
Host: TBD
FESTIVAL LOCATION:
100 Elbel Ct. 
Albany, NY 12209
HOST MAILING ADDRESS:
Register at gdoig.com

Clayton A. Bouton High School – Voorheesville A-S-E 
April 3-4, 2020
Host: Chris Jantson (518) 765-3314 ext. 423 (s)  (518) 928-7854 (c)
FESTIVAL LOCATION AND HOST MAILING ADDRESS:
432 New Salem Road
Voorheesville NY 12186
Register at gdoig.com

Queensbury High School  A-S-E 
May  15-16, 2020
Host: Greg Verheyn (914) 255-1603
FESTIVAL LOCATION AND HOST MAILING ADDRESS:
455 Aviation Rd,
Queensbury, NY 12804
Register at gdoig.com

Schenectady County Community College A-S-E-IJ-VJ 
May 29-30, 2020
Host: Andy Janack
FESTIVAL LOCATION:
HOST MAILING ADDRESS:

Fee Schedule
Solo & Ensemble – Levels 1-4 $16 (Piano $22)
Solo & Ensemble – Levels 5-6 $24 (Piano $30)
All State $30

Major Ensemble Festivals

Instrumental Majors

Site 1
TBD                          

Site 2
TBD

Choral Majors
TBD

Fee Schedule
Majors—Level 1-3 (30 min.) $150
Majors—Level 4 (35 min.) $180
Majors—Level 5-6 (45 min.) $225

 

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