• 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)  TBD

    LISFA Intermediate (Grades 5-8)  March 4-6, 2022 @ TBD


    General Information Letter - gives an overview of the NYSSMA festival

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

    Virtual Information - explains how this year's virtual festival will be conducted.

    Virtual Scales - Shows students which scales need to be memorized and recorded for their NYSSMA performance on their particular instrument and level.

    NYSSMA Registration will be done virtually this year.  Please on the appropriate festival below and you will be taken to the NYSSMA Registration Google Form!

    NYSSMA Piano, classical piano all levels

          March 11 - 12 @ Jericho High School 

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

          March 22 - 23 @ Oyster Bay High School

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

          May 6 - 7 @ Syosset High School

    All-State Jazz, all All-State jazz instrumental/vocal

          May 20 - 21 @ Mineola High School



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