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Students Selected for NYSSMA All State Music Fest on Nov. 16-17

(November 5, 2018) Fourteen students from the Ichabod Crane High School Music Department have been selected to attend the NYSSMA Area All State Festival on November 16-17 at FDR High School in Hyde Park, NY.

Students representing Ichabod Crane are:

Chorus: Matthew Antalek, Erin Curry, Susanna Dolan, Tyler Garrison, Julianne LaGrassa, Miah Nooney, Olivia Oligny-Leggett, Anna O’Shea and Madison Wagner.

Band: Bailey Lapo-McDermott (Bb Clarinet), Jenna Upright (Bass Clarinet), Lindsey Moon (Trumpet), Molly Hamilton (Trumpet) and  Alex Regan (Trombone).

In order to be selected to participate in the festival, the 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. 16) and Saturday morning (Nov. 17) before the concert on Saturday afternoon under the direction of conductors from around the Capital District and beyond.

Congratulations students!