There will be NO PIANOS in non-All-State Instrumental Rooms. Students in these rooms will not be scheduled to accommodate an accompanist.
There is a specific listing for voice solos. Only the specific solo in the specific key will be accepted as an All-State audition. If no key is stated, the standard published key is required.
All students of the same instrument or voice, from the same school, must audition at the same festival. No Exceptions!
No, xerox copies are not permitted in any NYSSMA or WCSMA festival.
Only selections from the NYSSMA Manual Edition 32, effective July 2018, (Yellow& White colored pages) are permitted for evaluation grades.
All instrumental jazz auditions (All-State and Regular), will be held at either the Up County or Down County Festival. Please make sure to check the Calendar of Events to see which festival is hosting the Jazz auditions.
All Guitar and Harp auditions will be held at either the Up County or Down County Festival. Please make sure to check the Calendar of Events to see which festival is hosting these auditions.
Only NYSSMA school teachers may register students. Registrations made by parents or non-NYSSMA school teachers will not be accepted.
Only current 10th and 11th grade students may audition for All-State.