Mixed Chorus

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This site is for Mixed Chorus ONLY. 
If you are in the Treble Chorus, please go to that site.

Please contact the following people with questions:
Wayne Mallette, Chairperson – wayne.mallette1@gmail.com
Managers: Matthew Lee and Matthew Wolf – njallstatechoirmanager@gmail.com

Dear All-State Mixed Chorus:

Below is all relevant information as we lead up to our weekend in Atlantic City.

Performance Information
Be aware that the concert in Atlantic City has changed from Boardwalk Hall to Ovation Hall at Ocean Resort. We have listed the revised information below. Also, tickets are now available for the concert at NJPAC, the link to purchase tickets is listed below as well.

Friday, November 9th at 7:00pm (Note new time!)
Ovation Hall at Ocean Resort (Note new venue!)
500 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
No tickets needed, admission is free

Sunday, November 18th at 3:00 pm
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
1 Center Street
Newark, New Jersey 07102
Tickets can be purchased through the NJPAC box office by clicking HERE or calling 1-888-GO-NJPAC

Check-in

Check in for all students is on Wednesday, November 7 between 3:00-5:00 PM at the Claridge Hotel on the second floor, right outside the elevators. Please make sure you arrive on time. Dinner begins at 6:00 PM, followed by a 7:00 PM rehearsal. Please remember to bring your music to dinner, you will not be able to return to your room. A friendly reminder that no student is allowed to drive to Atlantic City.

The Claridge
123 S Indiana Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Attire
All students will wear choir robes on top of the concert attire for both of the performances. Make sure to borrow one of your school’s robes.

If your school does not have robes you need to borrow a robe. If you have to borrow a robe please fill out the below form..

Robe Form: www.tinyurl.com/AllStateChoirRobe18 (Deadline 12:00 PM Monday, November 5th)

You will not be able to perform without a robe. You will not receive your all state pin unless you return your robe after each all state concert.

Underneath your robe you should wear:

  • Women: Black or Nude colored tights, with a black dress or a black skirt/black shirt (with sleeves), & black close toed flats (No high heels! – heels longer than .5 inch will make going up and down the risers hazardous). Dresses and skirts should be longer than your fingertips, when your arms are at your sides.
  • Men: Black dress pants, a black or white button up shirt, black socks, & black dress shoes. White or black tie/bow tie optional.

Meals

Plan to eat meals with the All-State Chorus for the following meals:

  • Wednesday Dinner
  • Thursday Breakfast & Dinner
  • Friday Breakfast & Dinner

All students must attend all meals and must stay for the entire duration of the meal until they are dismissed by the managers. You will be signed in and out of every meal.

Students will be given a sum of money ($25 total) for lunch on the boardwalk for Thursday and Friday – if you feel that this is not enough, you may also bring your own money to spend on food.

Atlantic City Rules Form

This form will be collected upon your arrival in Atlantic City. Please print this form, read it, and obtain your director’s signature. This contract contains information and rules specific to your time in Atlantic City.

Atlantic City Rules Contract – https://tinyurl.com/ACRules18

Atlantic City Schedule
Please click on the links below, print out a schedule for yourself, and bring it to Atlantic City. You may also save this to your phone for easy access (a screenshot usually works well). Please note all start and end times, and be on time to all activities. (If you are late, it is actually Grounds For Dismissal.)

Day Sheet – Wednesday and Thursday : https://tinyurl.com/DSWedThur
Day Sheet – Friday (Mixed Chorus): https://tinyurl.com/DSFriday

CD Forms & Photo Forms
Below are links that will take you to the CD or Photo forms. Come with these already filled out and with money prepared for collection in Atlantic City.

CD Order Form – https://tinyurl.com/AllStateCD18
Photo Order – https://tinyurl.com/ASPhoto18

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Important Contact Information

Contact Mr. Westawski with any transportation questions: njallstatetransportation@gmail.com

Contact Ms. Sfraga with any financial questions: debnjmea1@gmail.com

Contact Mr. Doheny with any housing questions: 2018njallstatehousing@gmail.com

For all other concerns, contact the managers at njallstatechoirmanager@gmail.com and we
will forward your concern to the correct person.

PLEASE DOUBLE CHECK ALL DATES AND TIMES! They are the same dates you agreed upon in your audition application. Students are expected to attend each scheduled rehearsal for its entire duration. Permission will not be given to come late or leave early. You are allowed ONE absence. If you feel that you will be unable to attend all rehearsals and the performance weekend in its entirety, please DO NOT accept a place in this ensemble!

Atlantic City Performance Weekend                                           

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 5:00 PM – Friday, November 9th (Arrive between 3:00-5:00 pm on the 7th)

Concerts:

Ovation Hall at Ocean Resort Atlantic City, NJ

Friday, November 9th at 7:00 PM
NJPACNewark, NJ                    

Sunday, November 18th Rehearsal 10:00 AM, Concert 3:00 PM             

YOU MAY NOT MISS ANY PART OF ANY REHEARSAL HELD DURING THE PERFORMANCE WEEKEND !         

The participation and housing fees must be paid directly to the NJMEA Office, either by credit card, check, or PO by August 1, 2018. If the fee is not paid, you may not attend the September rehearsal until it is paid, and this will count as your one and only absence. If the fees are not paid by September 15, 2018 you will not be able to participate in NJ All-State Chorus. There will be no refunds after September 15, 2018.

You are allowed ONE absence. An absence is defined as missing a rehearsal OR ANY PART THEREOF; therefore you are not allowed to be late or to leave early. After the second absence, you will no longer be a member of the ensemble, nor will you be eligible to audition for All-State Chorus in the future. You must perform at BOTH CONCERTS in order to receive your all-state pin and to maintain eligibility for the following year.

 

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