Queensbury students perform at Area All-State

Twenty-three Queensbury High School students performed in the NYSSMA Zone 7 Area All-State Festival, which took place on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 18-19 at Saratoga Springs High School.Teens stand in a group

The finest student musicians in the area are chosen through an application and NYSSMA solo audition process. NYSSMA Zone 7 Area encompasses all of Albany, Fulton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren and Washington counties. 

Teens stand in a group“These are model students from the Queensbury Music Department, and we are so proud of their accomplishments,” said Gregory Verheyn, chairperson of the Queensbury Music Department.

“The students are following their dreams, and leading by example,” Verheyn continued. “We are grateful for their efforts and theTeens holding violins in a group knowledge that they bring back to their school ensembles and classmates. Congratulations to these students, families and teachers for their dedication to music!”

Mixed chorus students under the direction of Matt Gaulin: 

  • Allison Gilman
  • Carter Sano
  • Jordyn Lott
  • Logan Levack
  • Madison Gaiser
  • Soric Lawani

Symphonic band students under the direction of Jim Cirillo: 

  • Alisondra Hughes
  • Chase Baker
  • Evan Baird
  • Faith Lawani
  • Kindle Huffaker
  • Levi Neal
  • Mark Huffaker
  • Payton Gray

Symphony orchestra students under the direction of Gregory Verheyn:

  • Caitlin Scott 
  • Clara Avery
  • Jay Zhao
  • Johanna Troelstra
  • Julia Ross
  • Marina Muldner
  • Melda Top
  • Patrick Cirillo 
  • Sara Ross