Zone 2

 

Brian Wilkins
Zone 2 Representative

Brian Wilkins
369 West Avenue
Canandaigua, NY, 14424
585-703-2769(cell)
585-229-5171 x2030 (school)
zone2@nyssma.org

Welcome! I am looking forward to serving as your new zone representative. Please see below for valuable information regarding solo and ensemble festivals for 2024.


What’s happening around the Zone? 

  • NYSSMA Manual edition 33 – Available July 1, 2022
    • Make sure you are using edition 33 when registering for 2024 festivals.

Area All-State Information

Fall 2024

Registration deadline – June 30, 2024

Use DaCapoMusicFestivals.com for student nomination

Junior High: November 1 & 2 … hosted in Livingston County (York CSD)

Band, Orchestra, Mixed Chorus, Treble Chorus

Senior High: November 15 & 16: … hosted in Wayne County (Newark HS)

Band, Orchestra, Mixed Chorus, Treble Chorus

 

Area All-State participation fees:

2023-2024       $25

2024-2025       $25

2025-2026       $30


Spring 2024 festivals

All spring festivals is Zone 2 will use DaCapoMusicFestivals for registration. (Please contact me if you need the access code to create your account)

 

Majors Organization Festival:

Major Organization Festivals Spring 2024

registration deadline for Major Organization festivals is March 1.

registration opens in early January and is completed at NYSSMA.org

 

March 26 & 27 

Zone 2 Major Organization festival #1 – Honeoye

Grace Wood, festival host

 

April 16-18

Zone 2 Major Organization festival #2 – Spencerport

Elisabeth Perfetto, festival host

May 21-23

Zone 2 Major Organization festival #3 – Rush-Henrietta

Scott Cannan, festival host

Solo & Ensemble Festivals:

Reminder there is a limit of 30 students per accompanist per All-State festival. Any more than that will be denied by the festival host.

Registration deadline for ALL solo & ensemble festivals is six weeks before the festival (see the chart below).

All-State applications MUST be submitted electronically by the 6-week deadline.

Student with disability forms are available. They must be submitted to the Zone representative 6-weeks prior to the festival.

Students will not be allowed to audition for All-State without a completed application. All-state applications must be completed accurately by the high school music teacher. Applications are located at www.nyssma.org 

April 12 & 13

 

(All-State: Voice, Strings, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, Instrumental Jazz

Non-All-State Solo/Ensemble: Voice, Strings, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, Instrumental Jazz)

(No piano, No vocal jazz)

 

Victor

Laura Brewer & Anthony D’Agostino, festival chairs

brewerl@victorschools.org

dagostinoan@victorschools.org

6 week deadline: Friday, March 1

 

April 26 & 27

(All-State: Voice, Strings, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion 

Non-All-State Solo/Ensemble: Voice, Strings, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion)

(No piano, No jazz)

Willink Middle School, Webster
Erik Piazza, festival chair

erik_piazza@webstercsd.org

 

6 week deadline: Friday, March 15

 

May 9

(All-State*: Voice, Strings, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, Instrumental Jazz 

Non-All-State Solo/Ensemble: Voice, Strings, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, Instrumental Jazz, Piano)

This is the ONLY piano site in the zone.

(No vocal jazz)

*All-State only for RCSD students. Others may participate in the non all-state festival

School of the Arts
Kerry Venanzi, festival chair

kerry.venanzi@rcsdk12.org

 

6 week deadline: Thursday, March 28

May 17 & 18
(All-State: Voice, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, Vocal Jazz 

Non-All-State Solo/Ensemble: Voice, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, Vocal Jazz)

(No piano, no strings, no instrumental jazz)

Wayne Central High School
Andy Kittleson, festival chair

akittleson@waynecsd.org

 

7 week deadline (due to spring break): Thursday, March 28

May 31 & June 1

(All-State: Voice, Strings, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion 

Non-All-State Solo/Ensemble: Voice, Strings, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion)

(No piano, No jazz)

Gates Chili High School, Gates
Jeffrey Welch, festival chair

Jeffrey_welch@gateschili.org

 

6 week deadline: Friday, April 19

 

   
   
   
   

 

Presidents of Affiliated Counties

Genesee Valley
https://sites.google.com/view/gvmusic/home

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John Novak
jnovak@letchworth.k12.ny.us
Letchworth Central Schools
5550 School Rd, Gainesville, NY 14066
(S)  585-493-5999 x4103

Genesee-Wyoming

Instagram – 
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Twitter – GWMEA
@gwmea
 
FacebookGWMEA
@gwmea
Stephanie Gietler 
Attica Middle School 
3338 East Main St.
Attica NY 14011
sgietler@atticacsd.org
school phone 585-591-0400 ext. 1433 

Monroe

(Monroe County School Music Association)
www.mcsma.org

Katrya Cichanowicz
West Irondequoit Central School District

MCSMAPresident@gmail.com

Ontario

(Finger Lakes Music Educators Association)

Philip Bariteau
1604 Clovertrail Drive 
Farmington, NY 14425
(585) 739-8769 cell
(585) 374-7929 (Naples CSD band room)
pbariteau@naplescsd.org

Orleans

Zachary Busch
Holley Jr/Sr High School
14868 Lynch Rd.

Holley, NY 14470

585-638-6335 x5603
zbusch@holleycsd.org

Wayne

(Wayne County Music Educators Association)

https://sites.google.com/view/wcmea/home

Pamela Teelin
Clyde-Savannah CSD
3696 Rt. 14
Lyons, NY 14489
(315) 709-1036
Pamela.teelin@clydesavannah.org

Previous Area All-State Programs:

Junior High

Senior High

 

Zone 2 Junior High AAS cut off scores-2023

Zone 2 Senior High AAS cut off scores-2023

Zone 2 AAS Integration Table rev 6_23

 

June 2023 Newsletter

 

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