Zone 11

Division of Schools for Zone 11 NYSSMA Festivals 2020Zone 11 Representative   Nancy Torrente
zone11@nyssma.org

Westchester County President
Janet Corvini   janetcorvini@gmail.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.

All-State applicants:

  • 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.

All State Bus – 2019

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