Collegiate Updates

August 2023

As summer starts to wind down, here are some updates about what C-NYSSMA has been up to:

  • There will be two C-NYSSMA sessions at the 2023 NYSSMA Summer Conference. The sessions will be held back to back on the morning of Tuesday, August 15th, 2023
    • 9:00am-10:15am: Student Teachers and You: Preparing the Next Generation of Music Educators (Dr. Rich Tilley, Dr. Keith Koster)
    • 10:30am-11:45am: State Collegiate NYSSMA: Preparing your Chapter for 2023-­2024 (Dr. Keith Koster, Taylor Kelly, Dr. Rich Tilley)
  • The majority of C-NYSSMA sessions at the 2023 NYSSMA Winter Conference will be held in December.
  • All previous year’s Collegiate Updates can be found under their respective years in Important Documents and Links.
  • Stay tuned for more information! Enjoy the rest of your summer!


July 2023

We hope you are enjoying your summer! Here’s what C-NYSSMA has planned for the upcoming year:

  • The 2023 NYSSMA Summer Conference will be held in Albany on August 13-15th, 2023. There will be multiple C-NYSSMA events at this conference!
  • More information to come soon regarding the State Collegiate Conference! 


June 2023

Hoping your summer break is going well so far! Here are a few updates from this month’s meeting:

  • The 2023 NYSSMA Summer Conference will be held in Albany, NY on August 13th-15th, 2023! It only costs $30 for C-NYSSMA members to attend, so please consider attending this conference as a way to gain more professional development experience and connect with your future colleagues!
  • Stay tuned for more updates!


May 2023

Happy summer break! There aren’t too many new updates this month, but here are a few things that have happened:

  • The new collegiate NYSSMA e-board assumed all new positions this month.
  • The Executive Board is excited to take on many initiatives/goals that include having a greater social media presence, re-envisioning the 2024 State Collegiate Conference, and continuing the development of the online platform that Past President, Emma Uruburu, initiated.
  • Stay tuned for more!