The Cazenovia High School Music Department is pleased to announce that four students have been selected for NY State Conference All-State Music Ensembles. The students will rehearse with esteemed conductors and other top student musicians from throughout New York State during the annual Winter Conference of the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) to be held from December 1-4, 2016 in Rochester, NY. The groups will perform in concert at the acclaimed Eastman Theatre. Katelyn Hale, a senior clarinetist, was selected for the Symphonic Band. Juniors Megan Schwartz and Zach Simms were selected for Mixed Chorus and Shao Demyttenaere, also a junior, for Women’s Choir.Katelyn is a member of Cazenovia’s High School Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Concert Choir and Chamber Choir. Megan is a member of the Concert Choir, Chamber Choir and Wind Ensemble. Zach participates in Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, Orchestra and String Ensemble and Shao is in Concert Choir and Women’s Choir. All are members the High School Drama Club. Students are selected for Conference All-State ensembles based upon NYSSMA Solo scores received at the Zone 3 NYSSMA Solo Festival. Those accepted have been ranked by the judges and identified as the top solo performers from each Zone.