HS Band


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Adam Warshafsky, Chairperson –  awarshafsky@mtsd.us

Band Directors: Here is the link to register for ASB auditions:


Information for All-State Band students is below. Be sure to view ALL information & download applicable files.

Results of 2018 Auditions

For all students accepted into All-State Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Ba∆∆nd. All students need to download, read thoroughly and complete the following forms and directions. Failure to do so or missing deadlines may result in the student’s removal from All-State.

To select your roommates for the all-state band, please view the student packet where you will find a link to an online google form.  Do not use the mail-in form.  Additionally, if you would like to pay your housing and participation fees via credit card, please contact Debbie Sfraga at debnjmea@aol.com to receive a credit card payment form.  If you do not wish to pay by credit card, checks made payable to NJMEA should be brought to the reading rehearsal on February 1st along with a completed medical form.

1. Itinerary

2. Student packet

3. Medical form

First Rehearsal and Concert Weekend:

Thursday, February 1 – Rehearsal at Location Bridgewater-Raritan High School, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 8 – Snow date, rehearsal at Location TBA, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 22 – Registration and rehearsals at Rutgers University, 12:00 p.m.

Friday, February 23 – Rehearsals

Saturday, February 24 – Rehearsals at NJPAC, Concert at NJPAC – 3:00 p.m.

Attendance Requirements:

A. Students are required to attend all rehearsals and concerts as outlined by the NJMEA calendar and application. In the event that the requirements cannot be met, students must notify the Band Procedures Chairperson and Weekend Coordinator immediately. Failure to comply with this regulation will result in the student’s dismissal from the ensemble. An absence may be granted for the all-state band rehearsal date only in the event of a concert with your own school primary corresponding music ensemble, a death in the family, or an illness that can be verified by a doctor. Full attendance at the Thursday, Friday and Saturday rehearsal/concert weekend during the times indicated is mandatory. No absences for any reason will be permitted. Any absence during the rehearsal/concert weekend will result in immediate dismissal from the group.

B. Failure to fulfill any of these obligations will result in disqualification from any All-State Performing Organization for the period of one year, up to and including the applicable event.

C. In order for a student to perform in the National and Eastern Division Ensembles they must fulfill their performance obligation to all NJMEA Ensembles, including region ensembles.

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