Zone 13

Zone Representative

                             

Welcome to Zone 13! 

Ruth Breidenbach 
NYSSMA Zone 13 Representative 
 
 
Important Message!  
NYSSMA Manual edition 33 is now available July 1, 2022 
Make sure you are using edition 33 when registering for 2023 festivals. 
 
Welcome to the Zone 13 (Nassau County) web page.  As your Zone Rep it is my responsibility to oversee all NYSSMA activities in the Zone, and also to represent the needs and concerns of our Zone to the Executive Council. Teachers, please make sure your membership is up to date and please consider attending the adjudicator orientations to support the evaluation process. Thank you to the directors and teachers for the collective success of our festivals and providing the best adjudication process anywhere. 
 

Presidents of Affiliated Counties 

Karl Siewertsen, NMEA President, president@nassaumusic.org 
Website:  nassaumusic.org 
 
Teacher Information: 

To find information on Nassau County festivals or which area a particular school is part of, please look at the files below or go to the NMEA (Nassau Music Educators Association) web site. You can do this by clicking on the link above.  

Parent Information: 

Parents with NYSSMA questions or concerns should contact their child’s school music teacher and/or music administrator prior to contacting me. I have found that, in most cases, situations can be resolved within the school districts more quickly and effectively. If you are unsuccessful resolving your issue or finding solutions to questions, please e-mail to me zone13@nyssma.org 

NEW NYSSMA Manual is Edition 33. 

Be sure that you are using the NEW NYSSMA Manual marked “Effective July 2022”. This latest edition has been updated to include many new pieces and it has eliminated many works which are no longer in print. In addition, there have been some changes to the Rules and Regulations. Please be sure to review these changes and make sure that students prepare pieces which are listed in this current edition of the manual. 

 

Spring 2023 festivals 
All spring festivals is Zone 13 will use Dacapomusicfestivals for registration.  

 

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