- Tom Amoriello, chairperson
Flemington Raritan Schools
2017 NJMEA Honors Guitar Ensemble
February 11, 2017 at The College of New Jersey (Music Dept.), 2000 Pennington Rd., Ewing, NJ 08628 Ewing, NJ
9:00-1:00 pm (snow date Sunday, Feb. 12th @ Bayonne High School, 667 Avenue A, Bayonne, NJ 07002
Audition Requirements for students in grades 9-12
Set Piece: II of Two Lullabies by Kevin J. Cope
Scale Requirement: E Melodic Minor
Ensemble Excerpt: see PDF file below
Sight Reading at the audition.
Students will be judged on a point system for correct notes and rhythms, tone quality, musicality: dynamics, phrasing, interpretation and overall quality of preparation for prepared piece, ensemble excerpt, scale and sight reading.
Rehearsal 1: April 1, 2017 from 9:00-12:00 pm at Location:JP Stevens High School, 855 Grove Ave, Edison, NJ 08820
( snow date, Location: Bayonne High School, 667 Avenue A, Bayonne, NJ 07002, April 2nd from 4:00 -7:00 pm)
Rehearsal 2: April 29, 2017 from 9:00-12:00 pm at Location: Bergen Academy, 200 Hackensack Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601.
Rehearsal 3: May 6, 2017 at The College of New Jersey (Music Dept.), 2000 Pennington Rd., Ewing, NJ 08628 Ewing, NJ 11:00-11:45 am.
Performance May 6, 2017 @ TCNJ (no snow date)
Ensemble Performance 12:00 pm
Student Showcase 12:30 pm
Guest Artist 1:00 pm
Audition Fee for NJMEA : $10(non refundable) Participation Fee (if selected): $50.00
Loren C. Fortna, conductor
NJMEA Guitar Festival Directors: Thomas Amoriello & Keith Calmes
Thank you to Kevin J. Cope for providing the set piece for the audition.