Zone 11

NYSSMA Zone 11 – Westchester County, NY 

Zone 11 Representative   Nancy Torrente
zone11@nyssma.org

Westchester County President  Suzanne Forman wcsma.sue@gmail.com
 
 
NYSSMA  Solo/Ensemble        Festival Season
 
2021
 
 
  • NYSSMA SOLO Festivals 2021 WILL take place this spring VIRTUALLY. 
  • All information that is posted here is directly from the NYSSMA.org site. 

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UPDATE : 1/13/21 –

There will be NO sight-reading requirement for 2021 NYSSMA solo festivals.
 
 Students will be given full points for sight reading in lieu of performing this task. 
 
Updated videos and information are now posted at NYSSMA.org website as of 1/27/21
 
Please make sure to check for this information. 

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  Click here for  instructional videos and information regarding the new 2021 Virtual NYSSMA Solo festival requirements. Make sure to review this information prepared by NYSSMA explaining this year’s multi-layered preparation and submission process. This  is a totally new system and you should not assume that you will be able to navigate it without previewing it.

  • Registration for all festivals is NOW OPEN at www.dacapomusicfestivals.com
    • You will need to register for an account. This site is NYSSMA specific. Once there, the process is self-explanatory.
    • You can register your students and make changes through midnight of the closing date of registration. (See dates below)
    • If you need more information please read: https://www.dacapomusicfestivals.com/Teacher_Instructions[745].pdf  
    • NO refunds will be issued for cancellations/deletions past the final registration day.
    • NO scores will be released to school districts with any outstanding unpaid invoices.
  • String Level 1-4: On-line Registration Closes on Friday, January 29, 2021
    • Student Upload Period February 26 to March 5, 2021 
    • As in previous years, all Zone 11 levels 1-4 strings, will be adjudicated at this festival
  • Down-County Festival: On-line Registration Closes on Friday, February 26, 2021
    • Student Upload Period March 19 to 26, 2021 
    • ALL Zone 11 Harp, Guitar, and Jazz will be adjudicated at this festival
    • NO string level 1-4 will be adjudicated at this festival.
  • Up-County Festival On-line Registration Closes on Friday, March 12, 2021
    • Student Upload Period April 9 to 16, 2021 
    • ALL zone 11 PIANO adjudications will be adjudicated at this festival.
    • NO zone 11 Harp, Guitar, and Jazz adjudications will be adjudicated at this festival.                            
    • NO string level 1-4 will be adjudicated at this festival.

 

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Festival Information  will be updated often at NYSSMA.org 

Check Back ofter and/or Write: zone11@nyssma.org for more information.

  • It is highly recommended that you start to prepare your students’ NYSSMA adjudication early this year. 

Questions? – Please write me at zone11@nyssma.org 

 

 

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