Fifteen Monroe-Woodbury musicians selected for All-State Festival


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  • Monroe-Woodbury High School students named to the New York State School Music Association's 2018 All-State Chorus: John DePetris, Nhi Lai, William Carter, Camilla Scanlon, Deana Cowan, Marissa Mitchell, Zion Amparo and Elisabeth Rivera.




  • Photos provided by th Monroe-Woodbury School District Pianist Emily Wang is one of 15 Monroe-Woodbury High School students named to the New York State School Music Association's 2018 All-State musicians.




  • Monroe-Woodbury High School students named to the New York State School Music Association's 2018 All-State Band: Hayden Abrahams, Victor Yang, Christian Johnson, Yena Lee, Tessa Lytle and Emily Schacher.




CENTRAL VALLEY — Excellence in music is a long-standing tradition in Monroe-Woodbury and this year is no different.

Fifteen Monroe-Woodbury High School musicians have been named to the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) 2018 All-State, one of which will be featured in the piano showcase event (a first for a Monroe-Woodbury student).

The musicians will perform at the annual NYSSMA Winter Festival held in Rochester in early December.

Congratulations to:

• Hayden Abrahams, Tenor Saxophone, Symphonic Band

• Zion Amparo, Tenor II, Alternate

• William Carter, Tenor II, Mixed Chorus

• Deana Cowan, Alto II, Treble Chorus

• John DePetris, Bass II, Mixed Chorus

• Christian Johnson, Timpani, Alternate

• Nhi Lai, Alto II, Alternate

• Yena Lee, Flute, Symphony Orchestra

• Tessa Lytle, Euphonium, Symphonic Band

• Marissa Mitchell, Alto II, Treble Chorus

• Elisabeth Rivera, Soprano II, Mixed Chorus

• Camilla Scanlon, Soprano II, Treble Chorus

• Emily Schacher, Flute, Alternate

• Emily Wang, Piano, Piano Showcase

• Victor Yang, Bb Clarinet, Symphonic Band

A special thank you to David Crone, Bonnie Glazier and Richard Regan, who helped prepare the students for their auditions in the spring.





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