Six Vestal students performed in All-State music groups at NYSSMA Winter Conference

Earning the highest musical honor that a student in New York can achieve, six Vestal students performed with a conference all-state group last week at the New York State Music Association (NYSSMA) Winter Conference in Rochester from December 1 through December 4.

Senior Ritesh Agnihothri and juniors Anish Bramhandkar and Christa Mordoff performed in the Symphonic Orchestra. Sarah Griffiths, grade 12, and Ahilya Willis, grade 11, were chosen to perform in Women’s Chorus. Junior David Weinberg performed in the Symphonic Band.

This year, NYSSMA selected approximately 900 students to all-state performance groups from a group of 2,400 students who earned a score of 98-100 on their all-state evaluation.