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 Member,

Welcome back to the school year! This e-mail will contain information concerning our next rehearsal, as well as additional information for your time in the All-State Chorus.

The next All-State Mixed Chorus rehearsal will be this Saturday, September 21st – Details below:

Saturday, September 21st
8:30 am – 12:00 noon
Piscataway High School
100 Behmer Rd, Piscataway, NJ 08854

Arrive at 8:00 AM so that check-in will move smoothly and quickly. You will then move into the auditorium and receive instructions on where to sit. Rehearsal begins promptly at 8:30 AM.

If you are late, it will count as an absence, so allow extra time for travel. You must also sign out in order for the rehearsal to count.

Near the conclusion of rehearsal, parents-guardians should be at Piscataway High School by 11:45 AM to pick you up. Rehearsal will end by 12:00 noon.

Testing

We have decided to not test at the September 21st rehearsal, however, please prepare your music in order to have a successful rehearsal.

Bring a pencil and water to every rehearsal!

Required item for Rehearsal #1

  1. Medical Form: (overdue)

Fill out the Medical Form on your computer, print it out, and bring it to the first rehearsal. It needs to be signed by a parent. The Medical form can be found at https://njmea.org/all-state/mixed-chorus/ at the bottom of the page.

Rules Agreement Form – Due October 26th

Rules Agreement Form. You must sign and turn in this document in order to participate in All-State. Failure to abide by the rules will result in dismissal from the ensemble. Your Choral Director needs to sign this form as well so make sure to give them ample time to complete. The rules agreement form is available here and is due at our rehearsal on October 26th: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1TuEhVG-uTlxXEc4JX9qUKbF1Cb-IA-vL2Dd8FvTBYjU/edit?usp=sharing 

Housing and Participation Fees

All payments were due on August 1, 2019.
Unpaid students will be dropped from their ensembles on September 15, 2019.

Housing Payment (by check or credit card): Please visit https://www.eventsquid.com/event/6626

Important dates:

Medical Form – was due at the first rehearsal

The Housing form and fees were due by August 1, 2019.

Roommate Selection – due September 30, 2019

Rules Form – Due at the October 26th rehearsal

If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact us in the meantime.

Sincerely,
Mr. Lee & Mr. Wolf
All-State Mixed Chorus Managers
njallstatechoirmanager@gmail.com

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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: 2019njallstatehousing@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 (1) 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.

Rehearsal #2: Piscataway High School       
100 Behmer Rd, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Saturday, September 21, 2019             

8:30 to 12:00 Noon – Arrive by 8:00AM

Rehearsal #3: Edison High School               
50 Boulevard of the Eagles, Edison, NJ 08817
                       

Saturday, October 12, 2019                
8:30 to 12:00 Noon – Arrive by 8:00AM

Rehearsal #4: Edison High School               
50 Boulevard of the Eagles, Edison, NJ 08817
                       

Saturday, October 26, 2019                 
8:30 to 12:00 Noon (ACT exams) – Arrive by 8:00

Atlantic City Performance Weekend                                           

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 5:00 PM – Friday, November 8th

Concerts:

Boardwalk Hall Atlantic City, NJ      
Friday, November 8th at 7:00 PM

NJPAC            Newark, NJ                 
Sunday, November 17th 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, 2019. If the fees are not paid by September 15, 2019 you will not be able to participate in NJ All-State Chorus. Also, there will be no refunds after September 15, 2019.

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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