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ICHS Music Students Selected to Participate in NYSSMA Area All State Music Festival Nov. 18-19

Area All State students

(Nov. 7, 2016) Seventeen students from the Ichabod Crane High School Music Department have been selected to attend the NYSSMA Area All State Music Festival on November 18-19 at Arlington High School in LaGrangeville, N.Y.

Students representing Ichabod Crane are:

  • Band: Noelle Serino (Flute), Ben L’Ecuyer (Trumpet), Brandon Murdie (Trombone) and Blanca Payne (Trombone)
  • Mixed Chorus: Jacob Barrett, Owen Farley, Tyler Garrison, Shelby Kline, Bailey Lapo-McDermott, Olivia Oligny-Leggett, Nicholas Pelesz and Remi Schneider
  • Orchestra: Felix Johnson (French Horn) and Daniel Curry (Percussion)
  • Women’s Chorus: Alexis Hoffmann, McKenzie Rybka and Madison Wagner

In order to be selected to participate in the festival, students were required to prepare and perform a solo for a NYSSMA judge, as well as sight read a short melody. The highest scoring students in Dutchess, Putnam & Columbia Counties were selected to participate in this event.

Students will participate in intense rehearsals on Friday afternoon (Nov. 18) and Saturday morning (Nov. 19) before the concert on Saturday afternoon under the direction of conductors from around the Capital District and beyond.

Congratulations students!