Zone 3

Zone Representative

Adam Shatraw
Coordinator, Spartan Academy & Music Supervisor K-12
East Syracuse Minoa CSD
O: (315) 434-3361
H: (315) 214-4048

Twitter – @NYSSMAZONE3 and @adamshatraw


Presidents of Affiliated Counties


Jackie Kovacs
MEHS Director of Bands
Maine-Endwell High School
750 Farm-to-Market Road
Endwell, NY 13760
(607)748-8070 ext. 2107
(607)759-7758 (cell)



Rachel Kerr
Weedsport Central Schools

w: 315-834-6652
c: 518-698-8907​


County Website 

Cortland County
Jen Rafferty
Vocal/Guitar/General Music
Cortland Jr/Sr High School
607-758-4100 ext 1191

 County Website 


Tim Davis- Christian Brothers Academy

Click the icon to access the OCMEA website






Hope Lewis – Trumansburg – (Website in process)



Megan Burrell


Festival Dates – 2019-20

Area All-State

JH AAS – November 1st & 2nd @ Ithaca HS (Ithaca City School District)       
Michael Allen , Chair      (607) 274-2241

Apply at Deadline is September 16th



SH AAS – January 31st & February 1st, 2020 @ Ithaca College
John McNeur, Chair    (212) 860-0430

Apply at Deadline is Oct. 18th  


Solo and Ensemble Festivals  

March 28th  – Regular Solo and Small Ensemble (no AS)                                             
Benjamin Wells, Festival Host                 
Cortland JSHS                                                  
8 Valley View Drive                                                    
Cortland, NY 13045   


April 24th & 25th – Regular and All-State Solo and Small Ensemble- JAZZ ALL STATE HERE IN 2020!!!
Julie Beard, Festival Host
Johnson City High School
666 Reynolds Rd  
Johnson City, NY 13790  607-341-8726      

May 1st and 2nd – Regular and All State Solo and Small Ensemble (No Jazz).           
Michael Allen              
Boynton Middle School
Ithaca, NY


May 6th – Regular Solo and Small Ensemble (No AS)           
Adam Carkey, Festival Host              
Auburn JHS
Auburn, NY


May 15th and 16th – Regular and All State Solo and Small Ensemble (Regular Jazz Only)                  
Colin Keating, Festival Host            
Ray Middle School
Baldwinsville, NY

All Zone 3 Solo and Ensemble Festivals will register via 

Please contact the festival chairs for more information.

Major Organizations

April 21st – 23rd – Choirs, Bands, Orchestras, Jazz
Michael Miller, Festival Host
Auburn HS


May 12th-14th – Choirs, Bands, Orchestras, Jazz
Lindsey Williams, Festival Host
Owego Free Academy

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