- Tom Amoriello, chairperson
Flemington Raritan Schools
2019 NJMEA Honors Guitar Ensemble
February 9, 2019 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. 10th @ Bayonne High School, Time TBA)
Audition Requirements for students in grades 9-12
(All are available below for download including the application)
Set Piece: Allegro in A minor by Matteo Carcassi
Scale Requirement: A Major
Ensemble Excerpt: See 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: March 16, 2019 from 9:00-12:00 pm at Bayonne High School, 669 Avenue A, Bayonne, NJ 07002 (snow date, Location TBA, March 17th)
Rehearsal 2: April 13, 2019 from 9:00-12:00 pm at New Jersey City University, Rossey Hall 101.
Rehearsal 3: April 27, 2019 at Bergen County Academies, Room 5, 200 Hackensack Avel, Hackensack, NJ 07601. Office Phone: 201-343-6000, x2313. From 9:00-12:00 pm.
Performance May 4, 2019 @ New Jersey City University in Jersey City, NJ at Rossey Hall in Ingalls Recital Hall 101 at NJCU, 2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07305 (no snow date)
Ensemble Performance 1:15 pm
Student Showcase 1:45 pm
Guest Artist 2:30 pm
Audition Fee for NJMEA : $10(non refundable) Participation Fee (if selected): $50.00
Jayson Martinez, conductor
NJMEA Guitar Festival Director: Thomas Amoriello