Welcome to the Music Department

Welcome to the Nyack Public Schools Music Department Homepage. Below, you will find links to all of the music teachers' webpages throughout all five music buildings. It is our mission to make music accessible to all students in our district. Thank you for your continued support of our program!

Announcements

  • 2018 Nyack Summer Music Camp Registration is now OPEN!

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  • Nyack HS Music Department Featured in Rockland County Times

    Success for Nyack High School Music Program

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  • Nyack HS Music Students Win Big in Boston!

    Nyack Public Schools is proud to announce a successful music department trip to Boston, returning with 21 different awards! All five of our participating classes (Chamber Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, Advanced Choir, and Women’s Vocal Ensemble) earned First Place with Gold ratings. Additionally, each ensemble won the Adjudicator Award for outstanding musical performance in their category. Chamber Orchestra received the Outstanding Orchestra award, Jazz Ensemble received the Outstanding Band award, and Advanced Choir received the Outstanding Choral award - these were given to the highest ranked ensemble in each category.

    Furthermore, Nyack High School won the Sweepstakes Award in the Choral and Instrumental categories. This recognition is awarded to the schools that brought two ensembles in each category with the highest total combined score. This culminated in Nyack bringing home the Outstanding Ensemble Award, which is given to the school with the highest total overall ratings regardless of school size and qualified Nyack Music Ensembles to attend the National Invitational Festival of Gold next year

     Maestro Awards, given to outstanding soloists, were presented to senior Nancy Hamlin-Ryan (voice), senior Gerald Osborne (drum set), senior Skyler Alexandre (saxophone), junior Coby Petricone-Berg (saxophone), and junior Sam Abers (trombone).

     The Nyack High School Music Department is so very proud of the accomplishments of our young musicians. Music Department Chair Mr. Lucero, Orchestra Director Dr. Yi, Band Director Mr. Humphrey, and Vocal Director Mr. Coon would like to extend their thanks to the Nyack School District, Nyack Board of Education, Elementary & Middle School Music Department, MusicWorks, and our Nyack Community Parents & Families for their continued support of the Nyack Music Program. 

     

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  • Congratulations to the Nyack HS Chamber Orchestra for their performance at Carnegie Hall 3/5/18

    2018 NHS Chamber Orchestra at Carnegie Hall

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  • Congratulations to the students accepted into the 2018 RCMEA Intermediate All County Festival 3/2 - 3/3/18 at Pearl River HS

    Christiano, Haylie VCE
    Tan, Natalie VCE
    Corsino-Rodriguez, Emely VCE
    Sopin, Helena VCE
    Gall, Isabella VCE
    Lively, Madaline VCE
       
    Sazonova, Nikolai NMS
    Chyla, Alex NMS
    Fox, Cornelia NMS
       
    Campomanes, Rebecca Liberty
    Sehr, Hannah Liberty
    Campomanes, Cristina Liberty
    Ucker, Caitlin Liberty
    St. Felix, Ava Liberty
    Duff, Ian Liberty
    El-Amir, Jordan Liberty
       
    Anderton, Ella NMS
    Bullard, Jade NMS
    Fanning, Ella NMS
    Garmone, Theodora NMS
    Leen, Alexandra NMS
    Templo, Gianna NMS
       
    Corona, Syntia NMS
    Goodman, Sadie NMS
    Green, Imani NMS
    Louis, Brian NMS
    Orso, Zachary NMS
    Parker, Anthony NMS
    Powers, Eva NMS
    Tufa, Meetii NMS
       
    Jovin, Joy UNE
    Esposito, Gianna UNE
    Taravine, Ann-Gellica UNE
    Harrington, Kate UNE
    Gould, Kate UNE
    Rakhlin, Ella UNE
    Cathcart, Regan UNE
    Cathcart, Tessa UNE
    Reich, Nicky UNE
    Gunther, Sam UNE
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  • Nyack Music: Help volunteer for the Senior All County Festival (Jan 5-6, 2018)

    The Nyack Music Department and MusicWorks​ are working together to host the upcoming Senior All County Festival on January 5th and 6th. We need volunteers to help make this two day event a success! 

    1) Click this link to see our SignUp: http://signup.com/go/afXbMCu
    ​2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.

     

     

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  • Congratulations to our HS All-State Student Musicians!

    Congratulations to our Nyack HS Students who were accepted and performed at the 2017 NYSSMA All State Festival in Rochester, NY

     

    Sam Abers - Jazz Ensemble

    Anna de Carvalho - Symphony Orchestra

    Coby Petricone-Berg - Jazz Ensemble

    Kevin Saum - Symphonic Band

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  • Congratulations to the 20 Nyack HS Music Students accepted to the 2017 Zone 9 Area All State Festival

    Samuel Abers Trombone
    Mark Camitan Violin
    Allison Carbone Viola
    Aalia Crouch Violin
    Amelia Curley Cello
    Anna Decarvalho Cello
    Talia Fontianilla Soprano 1
    Emmitt Grossbard French Horn
    Madeleine Johnson Cello
    Julia Logiodice Trumpet
    Wilhelm McGinnis Cello
    Adam McKee Cello
    Ashley Morales Alto 2
    Gerald Osborne Percussion-Snare
    Luca Osborne Violin
    Nicolas Pariseau Cello
    Hunter Pullen Baritone Saxophone
    Kevin Saum French Horn
    Jillian Sharp Alto 2
    Aleksi Zaretsky Violin
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  • 2017 NHS Red Storm Marching Band Performs at Great Nyack Get Together

    Nyack HS Red Storm Marching Band performs at Nyack's first, Great Nyack Get Together!

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  • Ms. Tammy Yi, Nyack HS Orchestra Director, featured in Teachers College Columbia University Article

    http://www.tc.columbia.edu/articles/2017/september/strings-theory/

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Contact Info

Matthew M. Lucero

Music Department Chair

845-353-7173

mlucero@nyackschools.org

 

 

Mr. Lucero

 

MusicWorks

  

Red Storm Marching Band