AS OF FRIDAY, MARCH 20
ALL 2020 NYSSMA SOLO FESTIVALS AND MAJOR ENSEMBLES ARE CANCELLED.
NYSSMA LEADERSHIP IS CURRENTLY INVESTIGATING OPTIONS FOR ALL-STATE AUDITIONS FOR THE 2020 WINTER CONFERENCE.
Sight singing requirements
Level 5-Keys of C, F and G, D and Eb, 4/4, 3/4 and 2/4 time signatures, skips include an ascending do-mi-sol and ascending Do-Sol, range of an octave (DO-DO), half,quarter and eighth note rhythm, identify a quarter rest, piano and forte dynamics
Level 6 and All State-Keys of C, F, G, D and Eb, 4/4,3/4, 2/4 and 6/8 time signatures, same skips as Level 5 but add ascending and descending fourths and fifths, do-mi-sol, sol-ti-re. Add triplets, eighth rests and crescendo and decrescendo dynamic markings.
*****All State singers must sing their song in the key indicated in the current NYSSMA manual (effective July 2018)