Category: News & Updates

NYSSMA® advocates for music education at rally during “Joseph R. Sugar NYSSMA Day in Albany”

2023-2024 NYSSMA® Festival Calendar
as of 3/18/24

All-State Registration
(Directors of High School Performing Groups ONLY)

Majors Festival Ensembles Registration
(for ensemble directors ONLY)

NYSSMA® will be piloting major organization clinic evaluations at designated major organization sites in 2024

2024 NYSSMA® Adjudicator Orientation Seminars

NYSSMA® Member Zach Arenz has been named the New York State Teacher of the Year

NYSSMA®  is proud to join the ranks of our fellow NYS Professional Education Organizations in congratulating Zachary Arenz, one of our own, for being named…

2023 NYSSMA® Award Applications

Pk–8 General Music Lesson Plan template

… to assist classroom music educators in the process of writing Standards-Based lesson plans.  This electronic form aligns with the NYS Learning Standards for the…

NYSSMA® Curriculum Committee Book Study

A book study event co-sponsored by the NYSSMA Curriculum Committee along with the Greater Capital Region Teacher Center will take place on October 23, 2023,…