Division of Schools for Zone 11 NYSSMA Festivals 2020Zone 11 Representative Nancy Torrente
Westchester County President
Janet Corvini email@example.com
2019 AREA ALL-STATE Information as follows:
Area All-State Rehearsal #1 Wednesday, October 23, 2019, White Plains High School
4:00 – 9:00 PM
Area All-State Rehearsal #2 Wednesday, November 6, 2019, White Plains High School
4:00 – 9:00 PM
Area All-State Festival
Thursday, November 7, 2019, SUNY Purchase
Rehearsal #3 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thursday, November 7, 2019, SUNY Purchase PAC – Concert 8:00 PM
Edition 32 NYSSMA Manual in effect as of July 1, 2018
Manual Order Information:https://www.nyssma.org/committees/manual/
Zone 11 NYSSMA SOLO & MAJORS 2020 FESTIVALS:
All 2020 Zone 11 Jazz, Guitar, and Harp will be adjudicated at the UP County Festival ONLY
- Zone 11 Level 1-4 STRINGS ONLY Festival, Edgemont Jr/Sr HS, March 27 & 28, 2020
- John Catoliato – Host
- Zone 11 Up-County Festival Solo/Ensemble Festival – Sleepy Hollow HS, April 24 & 25, 2020
- Micah Sprague, Host
- All 2020 Zone 11 Jazz, Guitar and Harp will be adjudicated at the Sleepy Hollow UP County Festival ONLY
- Zone 11 Down-County Solo/Ensemble Festival – Bronxville HS. May 15 & 16, 2020
- Denise Lutter Host
- NO Jazz, Guitar or Harp at this festival – All 2020 Zone 11 Jazz, Guitar, and Harp will be adjudicated at the UP County Festival ONLY
- Zone 11 Majors Festival- Walter Panas HS, May 19,20,21 2020
- Jamie Stroffolino Host
- Online Registration opens January 2020 at NYSSMA.org
- May 19 = Band
- May 20 = Orchestra
- May 21 = Choir
Zone 11 Piano Festival – Lakeland HS, June 5 & 6, 2020
- Jamie and Jacquelyn Stroffolino, Hosts
*****Level 1-4 STRINGS ONLY festival *****
All zone 11 (Westchester County) string students performing a level 1-4 solo or ensemble must attend the Edgemont Level 1-4 Strings Only Festival March 27 or 28, 2020.
There will be NO level 1-4 string adjudications at the Up or Down County Festival.
There will be NO level 5, 6 or AS adjudications at the Strings Only Festival in Edgemont. No exceptions.
CONTINUING IN 2020 – All NYSSMA Registrations must be entered BY THE SCHOOL TEACHER online at Solochair.com
- Teachers register at solochair and follow instructions for their assigned festival.
- Only School Music Teachers may register students.
- Students must attend the solo festival to which his/her district is assigned.
- Exceptions are few and must be approved by the Zone 11 Representative.
Private teachers and parents:
- You can not register students for NYSSMA festivals.
- Direct all questions to your school music teacher.
- must be registered by the school music teacher who is the conductor of the school band, orchestra or choir corresponding to the group they are auditioning for.
- must be adjudicated at their district’s assigned Up-County or Down-County festival; there are No exceptions to this.
JOIN NYSSMA: NAfME and NYSSMA are our National and State Professional Music Education Organizations. By joining NYSSMA you automatically are a NAfME member. https://nafme.org/membership/
Visit www.WCSMA.org for Westchester County School Music Association events.
- Division of Schools for Zone 11 NYSSMA Festivals 2020 (PDF – 130 KB)
- All State Bus – 2019 (PDF – 53 KB)
Zone 11 - 2019 Bus from White Plains to Rochester page.php