• August, 2024

    28- Music elective registration opens (www.bergen/org/music) through Sept. 6 (4:10pm)



    September, 2024

    3- First day- all students

    4, 5, 6- Club Getaway with class of 2028 (Mr. Lemma)

    6- Music elective registration closes 4:10pm

    20- Tri-M Music Honor Society Induction Ceremony. Periods 5-9 (half day schedule). Room 225

    23- BCA Composition Contest applications open (submission deadline October 31). Details and submission link are emailed.

    26- Back to School Night (Mr. Lemma- room 5,  Mr. Spinelli- room 225). Starts at 6:00pm



    October, 2024

    TBA- Bergen County Choir applications due to Mr. Spinelli. Details announced in class

    TBA- Bergen County Band applications due to Mr. Isecke. Details announced in class and via email

    1- Chamber Choir Rehearsal (after school). Details announced in class

    TBA- AVPA-Music: all-classes meeting

    22- Chamber Choir Rehearsal (after school). Details announced in class.

    29- Bergen County Choir auditions for pre-registered students. See Mr. Spinelli for details

    31- BCA Songwriting Contest submission deadline. Details and submission link were emailed in September



    November, 2024

    TBA- Regional Choir applications/fee deadline: Mr. Spinelli (chorus). Details announced in class www.njsma.com

    TBA- NJMEA All-State Guitar Ensemble deadline (audition video and application postmark)

    5- Chamber Choir Rehearsal (after school). Details announced in class.

    14- Regional Band applications/fee deadline: Mr. Isecke (band) njsma.com

    15- Regional Orchestra applications/fee deadline: Mr. Lemma (orchestra) njsma.com

    25- Dress rehearsal #1 for Autumn Concert. Details given in class.

    26- Dress rehearsal #2 for Autumn Concert. Details given in class.

    26- AUTUMN CONCERT and Composition Contest Semifinals. 7:00pm



    December, 2024

    TBA- Jazz Band performance at Bergen County Winter Wonderland (tree lighting ceremony) @ Van Saun Park, Paramus (6:00pm)

    3- Bergen County Band Auditions- for pre-registered students. See Mr. Isecke for details.

    17- Chamber Choir Rehearsal (after school). Details announced in class

    19- Holiday Choral Concert dress rehearsal (upper cafeteria) 4:30-8:00pm



    January, 2025

    2- dress rehearsal for all choirs.  Details announced in class

    3 - HOLIDAY CHOIR CONCERT.  7:30pm (snow date= 1/10)

    4- Regional Band/Orchestra/Chorus auditions for pre-registered students (snow date: Jan. 5): www.njsma.com

    9- Ensemble Prestige applications go live. Details to be emailed.

    18- All-State Band auditions for pre-registered students: www.njmea.org  (snow date= 1/22)

    14- Chamber Choir Rehearsal (after school). Details announced in class.

    28- Sitzprobe for Pit Orchestra and cast of musical (room 5). Snow date= 2/1

    31- Ensemble Prestige application deadline (Mr. Lemma). Submission details were sent by email on January 5.



    February, 2025

    TBA- Ensemble Prestige evaluations. Details will be emailed to pre-registered students.

    24- dress rehearsal #1 for musical (pit orchestra). 5:30-9:00. Details given during class

    25- dress rehearsal #2 for musical (pit orchestra). 5:30-9:00. Details given during class

    26- dress rehearsal #3 for musical (pit orchestra). During and after school. Details given during class

    27- Winter Musical- opening night. 6:30pm curtain

    28- Winter Musical-  7:00pm curtain



    March, 2025

    1- Winter Musical- matinee 2:00pm curtain and final show 7:00pm curtain

    2- snow date for musical (2:00pm). Only if needed due to prior performance postponement

    4- AVPA-Music applicant interviews and auditions #1

    4- Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Young Peoples Concert: NJ semifinals @ BCA. Evening concert time TBA. (snow date= 3/5).

    4- Chamber Choir Rehearsal (after school). Details announced in class.

    6- AVPA-Music applicant interviews and auditions #2

    9- BCA’s Ensemble Prestige Concert @ Ridgewood Public Library. 2:00pm (snow date= March 11 @ BCA, room 5, 6:00pm)

    10- AVPA-Music Senior Recital. 7:00pm (snow date= March 11)

    15- All-State Orchestra auditions for pre-registered students. (snow date= March 22): www.njmea.org

    21- Chamber Choir Rehearsal (after school). Details announced in class.



    April, 2025

    TBA- AVPA-Music all-classes meeting

    TBA- All-State Chorus auditions (for preregistered students). See Mr. Spinelli for details.

    1- Tri-M applications ready (see "Music Honors" on sidebar). Deadline for application and fee is April 30  (4:10pm). 

    10- Spring Choral Concert dress rehearsal (upper cafeteria). See Mr. Spinelli for details.

    18- Accepted Students Night- meet music students and faculty (class of 2029, AVPA-M)

    28- Spring Choral Concert dress rehearsal (auditorium). See Mr. Spinelli for details.

    29- SPRING CHOIR AND DANCE CONCERT. 7:00pm

    30- Tri-M Music Honor Society application deadline (application AND fee submitted by 4:10pm).



    May, 2025

    8- Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Young Peoples Concert: finals @ Alice Tully Hall. 11:00am

    17- Concert Band and Jazz Band at PPO Picnic. Student arrival for setup is 11am. Picnic is 12-3pm. Performances are 12:40-1:30.


    June, 2025

    2- Dress rehearsal #1 for Spring Concert. Details given in class.

    3- Dress rehearsal #2 for Spring Concert. Details given in class.

    3- SPRING CONCERT. 7:00pm

    4- Jazz Band performs at Senior experience Luncheon

    4- (first of two dates) Pre-frosh auditions for orchestras, bands, ensembles (incoming 9th graders). 3:30-5:15pm.

    9- (second of two dates) Pre-frosh auditions for orchestras, bands, ensembles (incoming 9th graders). 3:30-5:15pm.