• On this page, you will find the information for NYSSMA Solo and ensemble participation and LISFA (Long Island String Festival Association) participation.

    You will also find information about the performing aspect of NYSSMA and LISFA. 
    Remember: NYSSMA participation is mandatory for Tri-M Music Honor Society induction!  

    Please share the following dates for the upcoming 2021-22 NYSSMA / LISFA Festivals with your child’s private teacher:

    LISFA Senior High (Grades 9-12)   February 2 - 4 @ Wisdom Lane Middle School (Levittown)

    LISFA Intermediate (Grades 5-8)   March 1 - 3 @ Uniondale High School


    General Information Letter - gives an overview of the NYSSMA festival

    NYSSMA FAQs - Frequently asked questions about participating in the NYSSMA festival

    Detailed Information Pamphlet - explains the festival in-depth for the different levels.

    Please click on the appropriate festival below and you will be taken to the NYSSMA Registration Google Form!

    NYSSMA Piano, classical piano all levels

          March 8 - 9 @ Jericho High School 

    NYSSMA Levels 1 - 4, all classical and jazz instruments/ vocals plus jazz piano

          March 15 - 16 @ Oyster Bay High School

    NYSSMA Levels 5-6 and All-State Classical, all classical and jazz instruments/ vocals and All-State Classical

          May 3 - 4 @ Syosset High School

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