Congratulations to the 12 high school students named to the 2023 New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Area All-State music ensembles!
The Zone 9 Area-All State Music Festival will place on Nov. 17 and 18 at Wallkill High School in Wallkill.
Selected for Mixed Chorus are: Emily Bartels, Gia Gangi, Ethan Hidalgo, Gavin McGinnis and Alexa Ramos.
Selected for Treble Choir are: Kelsi Berghahn, Amelia Bohr, Alexis DeBeauvernet and Mia Twyman.
Selected as an alternate is Jailin Matias-Rivera.
Selected for Band are Gabe Eherts, horn; and Sophia Solimando, trumpet.
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.