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Eight for All-State


    Each spring, the New York State Music Association (NYSSMA) holds auditions for music students and delivers grades and rankings for their individual performances. Based upon the highest grades and excellent rankings of  their performances, music students are selected to perform in All-State festival in Rochester this December.  

    Congratulations go to the eight Sayville High School students who have been selected as All-State musicians. They are:


    Patrick Andrews -Jazz Baritone Saxophone (Alternate)

    Craig Davidson - Violin Symphony Orchestra

    Kieran Harrison – Alto Saxophone Symphony Orchestra

    Kieran Harrison - Jazz Tenor Saxophone (Alternate)

    Matthew Iovino – Bass Mixed Chorus

    Michael LaPinta – Jazz Alto Saxophone (Alternate)

    Denise Natoli – Jazz Soprano Voice (Alternate)

    Denise Natoli – Alto Women’s Chorus

    Kailey Schnurman - Bassoon Wind Ensemble

    Kyle Tieman-Strauss – Violoncello String Orchestra



    • Matthew Iovino, who is inAll-State Mixed Chorus, has had his Electronic Music Composition chosen as an All State Composition.  So in addition to him singing at the festival, he will be presenting and speaking about his original Electronic music piece.
    • Kyle Tieman-Strauss, performed at Long Island MacArthur Airport on September 11th - the 10th Anniversary Memorial Service and did an outstanding job while representing Sayville HighSchool. Great job, Kyle!