Story by Rosemary Leonetti/Syntax
Long Beach High School junior Allyson Golden has been selected to perform in the All-State Women’s Chorus at the 2013 New York State School Music Association Winter Conference, which will be held in Rochester, N.Y. Dec. 5-8.
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Allyson will join other young musicians from around the state to perform at the renowned Eastman Theatre under the direction of nationally prominent conductors. Senior Chandler McMillan and junior Maegan Miciotta were both chosen as alternates for the women’s chorus. This is one of the highest honors bestowed on high school music students in New York State. Thousands of students auditioned for this honor at NYSSMA solo evaluation festivals held across the state last year. All three of these talented young vocalists performed the most difficult Level 6 pieces and received perfect or near-perfect scores.
A member of the National Honor Society and Tri-M Music Honor Society, Allyson is a four-time All-County musician. She is a member of the select choir, the concert band and the marching band and has been active in theater, performing in the high school musicals.
Chandler is a vice president of the Tri-M Music Honor Society and a member of the National Honor Society. A five-time All-County vocalist, she is a member of the select choir and is a drum major for the marching band.A member of the National Honor Society and Tri-M Music Honor Society, Maegan is a five-time All-County vocalist. She is a member of the select choir and symphonic choir and has performed in the high school musical productions.