Gold Award

John Jay Middle School's Chamber Orchestra earns gold at NYSSMA

The JJMS Chamber Orchestra earned gold at the NYSSMA Major Organization Festival held at Walter Panas High School on May 22, 2023.

The Chamber Orchestra performed three selections: "Dorian Variations" by Mark Williams, "March of the Shadows" by Brian Balmages and "Finale" from Beethoven’s 5th Symphony arranged by Richard Meyer.

NYSSMA states that the gold rating “will be awarded to organizations that have demonstrated an outstanding level of technical and artistic skill in each of the evaluative categories for all three selections."

Congrats to students and to conductor Elissa Leventhal! 

Congratulations to all!