• 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 2019-20 NYSSMA / LISFA Festivals with your child’s private teacher:

    LISFA Senior High (Grades 9-12) @ Wisdom Lane MS - November 15-17


    LISFA Intermediate (Grades 5-8) @ Uniondale HS - March 6-8


    General Information Letter - gives an overview of the NYSSMA festival

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

    NYSSMA Piano, Classical Piano all levels

          March 13 & 14 @ Jericho High School


    NYSSMA Levels 1 – 4, all classical and jazz instruments/vocal plus jazz piano

          March 20 & 21 @ Oyster Bay High School

    NYSSMA Classical Guitar, Classical Guitar all levels

          March 27 & 28 @ Kellenberg Memorial High School 

    NYSSMA Levels 5-6 and All-State Classical, application for all classical and jazz instruments/vocal and All-State Classical

          May 8 & 9 @ Syosset High School




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