This past weekend, 21 students from Walton CSD attended a NYSSMA evaluation festival at Norwich. The students performed 29 solos and were a mix of vocal, string, piano, woodwind, and brass solos.
Each student received a grade and will be presented with awards at the end of the year award ceremony on June 8.
The New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) is a professional organization that evaluates student musicians from elementary to high school in New York. Each spring, thousands of students register through their school programs to attend these evaluation festivals where they are adjudicated.
The following student musicians performed for Walton at this festival: Anika Fassler, Elijah Williams, Raegan Foster, Kahrin Vesterfelt, Eve Foster, Anthony Salvia, Will Voorhies, Averie Williams, Ava Hall, Lena Storrer, Christina Ritter, Autumn Gerace, Raleigh Gardepe, Esther Salvia, Gavin Harrington, Eli Kingsbury, Caroline Gorence, Nate Harrington, Liam Kane, Abigail Pierce, and Kai Storrer.