Eleven High School students named to NYSSMA Area All-State music ensembles

Area All state students

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.

students and facultySelected 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.