Instrumental Music






Upgrading Your Instrument

New String Teacher Information

Useful Links

Welcome to the APHS Instrumental Music Website!


This part of the website is designed for students (and families) in Mr. Blostein's music program.

Please notice instrument-family links to the left. These are loaded with important information that is necessary for optimal student success within our program.

This page is designed with information that pertains to all parts of our high school instrumental program. Please read this information thoroughly, and refer to it often. As always, please contact me with any questions or suggestions you may have!



NYSSMA Festivals occur every year in the Spring, and is highly recommended for students. NYSSMA Festivals provide an outstanding audition experience, and the results are necessary for Suburban Council and all NYSSMA Sponsored Ensembles (and can help with All-County as well).

Please click here for an F.A.Q. regarding NYSSMA Participation