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Ritter earns spot at All-State Conference

Posted Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 — 

 

Geneva High School senior Abbey Ritter won a spot at the NYSSMA All-State Conference in Rochester this December.

 


Abbey, a soprano, auditioned for the honor in the spring, performing two of the most difficult pieces for judges. “I feel accomplished,” said Abbey, saying she was “ecstatic” when she learned of her success. Her 97 percent score a year ago was not enough to earn her a place at the conference, but this time she scored 100 percent.

 


“I think it’ll be a really good experience,” said Abbey, noting the conference will allow her to work with talented vocalists from across the state, as well as directors she hasn’t worked with before.

 


“I think it’s a huge honor for Geneva,” said her teacher, Matt Craig. “The choir is made up of the best students in the state.”