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We have special concerts in March. If you have not yet done so, please download the letter of understanding and return asap. If you are in Concert, Principal or Phil Strings you must complete the form for your ensemble. Even if you cannot perform in the concert we need to know.
Schedule for Sunday, February 9th

 Brass Ensemble Noon to 1:15 pm
Prelude 12;30 to 2:30 pm
Concert 1:30 to 4:15 pm
Principal 1:30 to 4:30 pm Dukas - break - Berlioz
Phil Strings and Phil Winds 2:45 pm to 4:45 pm
Have summer plans? We have flyers from many summer music programs available. Stop by on Sunday and take a few.
Area Music Festivals - Programs needed
NYS recognizes our musicians, in the May Concert Program, who participated in the audition based festivals through out the season. In order to do so we need programs from Southern, Eastern Regionals, All-State, and the Westchester County festivals.

Please bring a program to the NYS table at auditions. thank you in advance.
Received Western Region High School and Fairfield County Strings.
Inclement Weather Policy:

If rehearsal is canceled due to weather conditions you will be informed in the following manner.

  • A message will be posted to the NYS Facebook Page & Instagram Account
  • A NYS newsletter email will be sent.
  • Office phone message - 203-866-4100 - will be updated with a cancellation message.
  • NYS cell phone message - 203-984-2658 - will be updated with a cancellation message.
  • A message will be posted on home page of the NYS website.

Please remember that our musicians come from 30 different towns. If we do not cancel and the weather condition in your town is poor use your best judgement.
For questions or additional information, contact us at:

NYS Office Tel.: (203) 866-4100
Cell: (rehearsal hours) (203) 984-2658
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