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Eight Monticello students selected for Area All-State Honor Ensembles

October 28, 2012

The Monticello Central School District Music Department is pleased to announce that eight Monticello High School students were recently selected to perform in the NYSSMA Zone 9 Area All-State Festival on Nov. 22 in Wallkill, NY.

Eight Monticello students selected for Area All-State Honor EnsemblesThese outstanding ensembles consist of students chosen from a five county area including Rockland, Orange, Sullivan, Ulster and Greene counties. Competitive selection to these groups is based upon the score received by the students’ during the previous spring at the NYSSMA solo evaluation festival.

In the Concert Band, student of Andrew Verdino: Andrew Nagoda, Trumpet.

Singing in the Women's Chorus, students of Marissa Jurow: Allison Smith and Courtney Swensen, and the Mixed Chorus will include: Rebecca Bass, Austin-Michael Komatz, Isabel Lopez-Diaz, and Alyssa Vilela.

Performing in the Symphony Orchestra, student of Nancy Wegrzyn: Patrick Cook, Viola.

From L to R: Isabel Lopez-Diaz, Rebecca Bass, Alyssa Vilela, Allison Smith, Austin-Michael Komatz Andrew Nagoda, Courtney Swensen, and Patrick Cook