to Lucy Austin & Jerome Famularo!
month the Zone 10 New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) held their Annual
Area All-State Music Festival at the Ketcham High School in Wappingers Falls. The best instrumental and vocal high school
students from Putnam, Dutchess and Columbia Counties were chosen to participate
in this weekend festival. After two days
of intense rehearsals, the festival ended with an inspiring concert. Representing Haldane was HS junior Jerome
Famularo who played flute and piccolo in the orchestra. Only the top wind, brass and percussion
players are selected for orchestral seats.
District is also very proud to announce that HS junior Lucy Austin was selected
to represent Haldane at the NYSSMA All-State Conference that was held in
Rochester, New York from December 4-7, 2014.
Thousands of students auditioned for this honor last spring at the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA)
Solo and Ensemble Festivals throughout the State. Lucy has earned a perfect score of 100 on her
vocal solos for a number of years.
felt she deepened her understanding of how music brings people together. She found the time she spent at the
conference to be a great bonding experience.
felt that Area-All State exposed him to an environment that was new and
exciting and one which he would not have known.
felt that their conductors’ were exemplary.