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Over 200 student-musicians from Allegany County will perform in Wellsville this Saturday


The performances are under the direction of Jeff Joslyn and Allysa Christensen

ACSMA All-County Honors Festival #3 begins at 2pm

You will always know that spring is right around the corner when the Allegany County Schools Music Association (ACSMA) is ready to present their third and final All-County Honors Festival of the season.  The ACSMA All-County Honors Festival #3 is this Saturday, March 18th at the Wellsville High School Auditorium at 2:00pm.  Over 200 student-musicians, representing every school in Allegany County, will gather to rehearse together beginning on Friday, March 24th  and culminate in their concert on Saturday.

First on the program will be the ACSMA Sixth Grade All-County Honors Chorus under the direction of Megan Tackentein.  Mrs. Tackentein is the 6-12 Vocal Director at Cuba-Rushford Central School.  They will be followed with a solo performance by the ACSMA High School Scholarship Winner, Jenna Heaney.  Jenna is a junior at Fillmore Central School.  She will be performing a vocal solo, “Poor Wand’ring One” from The Pirates of Penzance and will be accompanied by Ms. Janice Shilke.  Jenna is the daughter of Molly and Brendan Heaney.

Next on the program will be the ACSMA Junior High All-County Honors Chorus under the direction of Carina Telesca. Mrs. Telesca is the General Music/Vocal and Choral Director/Instructional Designer at Honeoye Falls-Lima Central School.

Completing the program will be the ACSMA Senior High All-County Honors Band under the direction of Melinde Poupore.  Mrs Poupore is recently retired from the Malone School District where she taught instrumental music for 34 years.

Tickets may be purchased at the door and are as follows:

Students / Seniors $3.00

Adults $4.00

Family: $10.00

We hope to see you in the audience supporting and encouraging these student-musicians from across Allegany County.

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