(Nov. 14, 2011) The RCS Music Department is proud to announce that 11 music students have been selected to participate in the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Zone 7 Area All-State Festival on Nov. 18-19 at Saratoga Springs High School. Music students from approximately 50 schools in Zone 7 will be represented.
Nine RCS students have been selected to the NYSSMA Area All-State Chorus. They are: Kathleen Askew, Abigail Cowan, Thomas Downey, Lauren McCluskey, Alexandra Myers, Eugene Posniewski, Mickayla Shear, Maisie Snyder and Madeline Wamsley. Selected to the Area All-State Band was Mariah Disorbo on tuba and selected to the Area All-State Orchestra was Javier Carrazana on trumpet.
Students will rehearse on Friday, Nov. 18 from 1 to 5 p.m. and return to Saratoga on Saturday for rehearsals from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The festival concludes with a concert at 2 p.m. on Nov. 19, featuring the Area All-State Jazz Ensemble, Chorus, Band and Orchestra.
Photo caption (from left to right): Lauren McCluskey, Alexandra Myers, Kathleen Askew, Madeline Wamsley, Javier Carrazana, Thomas Downey, Abigail Cowan, Eugene Posniewski, Mariah Disorbo and Mickayla Shear. Missing from photo is Maisie Snyder.