Seven MHS students chosen to perform in All-State Festival Concert

the students selected for area all state smile in the hallwaySeven Monticello High School students have been chosen to perform in the New York State School Music Association’s (NYSSMA) Zone 9 Area All-State Festival Concert, which will take place at Suffern High School on Saturday Nov. 23, 2019.  

The NYSSMA Zone 9 Area encompasses all of Greene, Orange, Rockland, Sullivan and Ulster counties. In order to receive an invitation to perform in this concert, participating students undergo a competitive audition process that requires dedication and hard work.  

The roster of Monticello students is below:

The Area All-State Symphony Orchestra will include Sasrika Rajan, Violin 1; Amelia Gleyzer, Viola; and Sophia Quinones, Double Bass (students of Nancy Wegrzyn).

Area All-State Symphonic Band includes Sarah Shamah, flute, Dana Kurthy, flute and Elizabeth Granados, bass clarinet (students of Andrew Verdino)

Christopher Samaniego will be in the Tenor 2 section of the Mixed Chorus (student of Marissa Jurow).