Zone 10

NYSSMA Zone 10 Representative

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Samantha McShane

518.392.1560 x1058
zone10@nyssma.org

 

PARENTS… Please contact your teacher with all questions first.

Please do not contact the festival hosts directly. 

All parent questions should be sent through your school music teacher or to the Zone Rep at zone10@nyssma.org

Presidents of Affiliated Counties

 Columbia

Samantha McShane
50 Woodbridge Ave.
Chatham, NY  12037
 Dutchess

Erin Marlow
3450 Rt. 81
Surprise, NY 12176
518.416.1041

president@dcmea.org
DCMEA Homepage

 Putnam

Jocelyn Kraus
(c) 845-518-4348

pcmeapresident@gmail.com
PCMEA Homepage

 


ZONE 10 NYSSMA FESTIVALS DATES

Area All State 2022

Teachers must register on Dacapomusicfestivals.com

November 18 & 19 at Red Hook High School

Registration Deadline – 3rd Friday of September

 

Ensemble Chairs

Band   Lisa Espisito lisa.esposito@wcsdny.org

Orchestra  Katherine Rymph  katherinerymph@hpcsd.org

Mixed Chorus   Amy Martin  amymartin@hpcsd.org

Treble Chorus  Justin Stockslager  justin.stockslager@doverschools.org

 

Solo and Ensemble Festivals– 2021-2022 Dates

Teachers must register at dacapomusicfestivals.com 

 All-State applications are completed online.  No need to mail to chairpersons anymore!

Date

Appl. Deadline

Location

Chairperson

May 5-6
North Solo Festival
(ASE, Piano) *note – NO JAZZ

   March 24th

Red Hook HS

Matt Funigiello
mfunigiello@rhcsd.org

April 29-30
Central Solo Fest
(ASE, Piano, All Jazz)

   March 17th

Arlington HS

Kristina Rizzo
krizzo@acsdny.org

May 19-20
South Solo Fest
(ASE, Piano)  *note – NO JAZZ

   April 5

John Jay HS
Wappingers Falls, NY

 
Gina Stephens

 


MAJORS ARE BACK!  

 

INSTRUMENTAL MAJORS

Wednesday, March 29

George Fischer Middle School

 

CHORAL MAJORS

Thursday, March 30

George Fischer Middle School

 

Zone 10 News (Updated August, 2022)

New Manual

There is a new edition of the NYSSMA manual beginning the July of 2022.
Be sure that you are using the new edition when you select your solos. This one has green inserts.

Solo Festival Assignments — register at Dacapomusicfestivals.com

ALL JAZZ SOLOS MUST BE PERFORMED @ Arlington HS
       This includes ALL All-State Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Regular Jazz & Drum Set.

Suggested Sites

North Site: all of Columbia County and northern Dutchess

Central Site:  all  of Arlington and Greater Poughkeepsie Area  including Private Schools

South Site: all of Putnam county and Beacon 

Having 3 sites makes hosting less work, cuts down on lengthy travel time, and gives us more flexibility. Teachers assigned to the old North/South sites (LaGrange/Putnam Valley) must contact the host and me if they would like to change sites. Although the NYSSMA manual states that schools may register at any site, zones do have the option of assigning districts to sites. Most requests will be considered as long as the host can accommodate your numbers.Rules for Private School and Home School Students

  • Private school students who attend a K-12 private school are eligible to attend solo festival, Area All-State, and All-State as long as their private school has paid its NYSSMA Member School Participation Fee. They must register through their private school.
  • Private school students who attend a private school which does not offer a HS diploma (i.e. a K-8 school) may attend solo festival if they register through their public school district. It is the public school teacher’s choice whether to register them or not.
  • Home school students may attend solo festival if they register through the public school district in which they reside. It is the public school teacher’s choice whether to register them or not.
  • Home school students may not apply for All-State or Area All-State. The applications clearly state, “Applicant must attend a NYSSMA Member New York State School.”