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ICHS​ ​Music​ ​Students​ ​Selected​ ​to​ ​Participate​ ​in​ ​NYSSMA​ ​Area​ ​All​ ​State​ ​Music Festival​ ​Nov.​ ​17-18


Not pictured: Olivia Oligny-Leggett

(Nov. 2, 2017) Twelve students from the Ichabod Crane High School Music Department have been selected to attend the NYSSMA Area All State Festival November 17-18 at Taconic Hills High School in Craryville, N.Y.

Students representing Ichabod Crane are as follows:

Band:​ Bailey Lapo-McDermott (Clarinet), Lindsey Moon (Trumpet), Kristen Bertrand

(Percussion) Mixed​ ​Chorus:​ ​Matthew Antalek, Kristjan Bruno, Julianne LaGrassa, Anna O’Shea, Nick Pelesz and Michael Vecellio

Orchestra:​ Daniel Curry (Percussion)

Treble​ ​Chorus:​ ​Olivia Oligny-Leggett 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 music students in Dutchess, Putnam & Columbia Counties were selected to participate in this event.

Students will participate in intense rehearsals on Friday afternoon (Nov. 17) and Saturday morning (Nov. 18). The concert will be on Saturday afternoon under the direction of conductors from around the Capital District and beyond.

Congratulations students!