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Congratulations to our Middle Country 2019 NYSSMA All-State Musicians!!!

Congratulations to our Middle Country 2019 NYSSMA All-State Musicians!!!
The Middle Country School District is proud to announce that the following 11 students, from Centereach and Newfield High Schools, were selected to perform in the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) All-State Bands, Orchestras and Choruses. They will perform at the acclaimed Eastman Theatre in Rochester, NY during the annual NYSSMA Winter Conference to be held December 5 through December 8, 2019. Over 6,500 students auditioned for this honor and they were selected among the finest 900 students in New York State. This is a record number of students selected from the Middle Country Central School District! These students will have the opportunity to rehearse and perform under the direction of some of the finest master conductors, performing music of the highest quality. Congratulations to these students and all of their music teachers on this awesome accomplishment!

NHS AS

CHS AS

Name

Picture

Instrument

All-State Ensemble

High School

Music Teacher

Victoria Bartunek

 V

Baritone Saxophone

NYSSMA All-State

Symphonic Band

Newfield HS

Dr. Harold Goldstein

Laura Diaferia

 L

Soprano 2

NYSSMA All-State Mixed Chorus

Centereach HS

Mr. Brian Hough

 

Nicholas Douglas

 N

Baritone-Euphonium

NYSSMA All-State Alternate for Band

Newfield HS

Dr. Harold Goldstein

Julia Ingemi

 J

Violin

NYSSMA All-State

Alternate for Orchestra

Newfield HS

Mr. Dan Martinez

Maggie Lasher

 M

Alto Saxophone

NYSSMA All-State Alternate for Band

Newfield HS

Dr. Harold Goldstein

Logan Mazer

 L

Clarinet

& Contrabass Clarinet

NYSSMA All-State Wind Ensemble
& Alternate on Contrabass Clarinet

Newfield HS

Dr. Harold Goldstein

Robert Montano

 R

Tenor 1

NYSSMA All-State Mixed Chorus

Centereach HS

Mr. Brian Hough

Gabrielle Pegg

 G

Soprano 2

NYSSMA All-State Mixed Chorus

Newfield HS

Ms. Joan Verdi

Isabel Rodriguez

 I

Flute

NYSSMA All-State Alternate for Band

Newfield HS

Dr. Harold Goldstein

Natalie Walsh

 N

Alto 2

NYSSMA All-State Mixed Chorus

Centereach HS

Mr. Brian Hough

 

Natalie Wilson

 N

Trumpet

NYSSMA All-State Wind Ensemble

Newfield HS

Dr. Harold Goldstein