Bravo! Albany High musicians chosen for festivals
ALBANY, N.Y. (Oct.
17, 2017) –
Eleven Albany High School virtuosos will represent their school on Nov.
18 at the Area All-State Music Festival of the New York State School
Music Association (NYSSMA).
The annual event features outstanding music students from high schools
throughout the Capital Region performing in band, chorus, jazz band or
orchestra. Students were selected based on scores they received at
NYSSMA auditions last spring.
Performing at the Nov. 18 festival,
to be held at Saratoga Springs High School at 2 p.m., will be:
Richard Andrews (chorus, bass)
Logan Bennett (symphony orchestra, trumpet)
Reeve Churchill (symphonic band, French
Sofia Fasullo (symphony orchestra, clarinet)
Anna Kennedy (symphony orchestra, piccolo)
Elizabeth O'Toole (symphonic band, flute)
Alexandra Sipos (chorus, soprano)
Elli Sol Strich (symphony orchestra, French
Mara Strich (symphony orchestra, flute)
(symphonic band, trombone)
Three of the students – Sofia Fasullo, Elli Sol
Strich and Mara Strich – also were selected from among thousands
statewide to perform in the highly selective Conference All-State
Festival, which will be held on Dec. 2-3 at Kodak Hall in Rochester. The
Strich sisters will play in the Conference All-State Symphonic Band and
Fasullo will play in the All-State Symphony Orchestra.
Congratulations to all!
The mission of the City School District of
Albany is to educate and prepare all students for
college and career, citizenship and life, in partnership with our
diverse community. The district serves
students in 18
elementary, middle and high schools. In addition to neighborhood
schools, the district includes several magnet schools and programs, as
well as other innovative academic opportunities for students,
including four themed academies at Albany High