Congratulations to the 11 Minisink Valley High School students who have been named to the 2021 New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Area All-State music ensembles!
The Zone 9 Area-All State Music Festival will place on Nov. 19 and 20 at the Newburgh Free Academy.
Selected for Mixed Chorus are: Sydney DuPlessis, Alexia Tormey, Hannah Veety and Griffin Worthington.
Selected for Treble Chorus are: Molly Dubner, Riley Grainger, Cheyanne Lancaster and Anya Speranza.
Selected for Band are: Nathan Samse, Elizabeth Skalski and Sarah Zahaykevitch.
Their instructors are: Danielle Cornacchio, Matt Christy, Joe Horner and Tom Stickney.
Selections are based on solo evaluation results last spring and teacher recommendation. The Area-All State Festival is comprised of the top student musicians from Greene, Orange, Rockland, Sullivan, Orange and Ulster counties.