The mission of the New York State School Music Association is to advance music education across New York State for its membership and students in member school programs.

Membership in NYSSMA®/NAfME signifies your commitment to the profession, to excellence in music education, and to your own professional growth.

It represents your active participation in the most significant professional force in music education in the State of New York.

Any good student who plays an instrument for a few years, can participate.
NYSSMA is an adjudication audition that takes place every year, the third Friday or Saturday in the month of May. For more information go to: www.nyssma.org