Strong Minds. Kind Hearts.
Friends Academy Celebrates Unity Day with First Community Group Meetings

On Thursday, October 10, the Friends Academy community wore orange to honor Unity Day, part of Bullying Prevention Month. The day was also marked with the first meetings of all-school Community Groups, which bring together students and adults in all divisions to strengthen bonds across campus.


Important Documents:

2019 Festival Dates & Fees


  • March 27-28: Levels 1-6 VOICE, INSTRUMENT, or JAZZ PIANO (at Roslyn H.S.) NON-ALL STATE only (Accompanist for vocalists optional)
  • May 13-14: Levels 1-6 PIANO - CLASSICAL (at LIU Post)
  • March 29-30: Levels 1-6 CLASSICAL GUITAR (at Uniondale High School)
  • April 12-13: All-State INSTRUMENT or VOICE at Herricks High School (advanced 10th and 11th graders only; accompanists are required)

  *Students MUST be enrolled in the corresponding school ensemble in order to be eligible for All-County or All-State consideration:

  • Chorus/Orchestra/Wind Ensemble/Jazz Band
  • You may not sign up for an All-State audition if you do not participate in the corresponding ensemble.


All billing for each event will be handled through the school (FA office). 
     (Levels 1-4, $22; Levels 5-6, $30) 
Please plan to attend as NYSSMA will NOT refund fees for missed events.

Register for NYSSMA 2019

Click here to complete registration. Please register by Thursday, January 25th. IMPORTANT: A separate registration form must be filled out for each student and for each event.

Contact or 516-393-4248 if you have any questions about NYSSMA Registration.