The dates and locations of the upcoming NYSSMA solo and ensemble festivals have been announced. Registration forms will be available mid January from any music teacher.  Please note that a new NYSSMA manual went into effect July 1, 2009 and performance pieces must be selected from this manual. Students should see their music teachers to confirm that the piece they are working on is listed in the current manual.

The festival schedule is as follows:

NYSSMA Classical Guitar

March 16 & 17 at Plainview-Old Bethpage


Non All-State NYSSMA Solo and Ensemble Festival

March 22 & 23 at Friends Academy


NYSSMA All-State Festival

April 23 & 24 at Port Washington


NYSSMA All-State Jazz Festival

May 7 & 8 at East Meadow


NYSSMA Piano Festival

May 11, 12 & 13 at CW Post College