• September, 2022

    7, 8, 9- Club Getaway with class of 2026

    9- Last day to request music electives for trimester 1 (4:30pm)

    TBD- AVPA-Music all-classes meeting 


    October, 2022

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

    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

    20- Chamber Choir rehearsal. See Mr. Spinelli for details

    31- BCA Composition Contest deadline. Forms emailed to students or available from Mr. Lemma

     

    November, 2022

    2- Bergen County Choir auditions for pre-registered students. www.mebci.org

    8- Chamber Choir rehearsal. See Mr. Spinelli for details

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

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

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

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

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

    22- AUTUMN CONCERT and Composition Contest Semi-finals. 7:00pm

    28- All-State Guitar Ensemble application deadline (details emailed to students)

    29- Bergen County Band Auditions- for pre-registered students. www.mebci.org


    December, 2022

    8- Chamber Choir rehearsal. See Mr. Spinelli for details

    TBA- All-State Guitar Ensemble auditions for pre-registered students (virtual audition)

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


    January, 2023

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

    6 - HOLIDAY CHOIR CONCERT. 7:30pm

    7- Regional Band/Orchestra/Chorus auditions for pre-registered students (snow date: Jan.9): www.njsma.com

    21- All-State Band auditions for pre-registered students: www.njmea.org

    24- Chamber Choir rehearsal. See Mr. Spinelli for details

    31- Sitzprobe for Pit Orchestra and cast of musical (room 5).

    31- Ensemble Prestige application deadline (Mr. Lemma)


    February, 2023

    2- snow date for Sitzprobe (musical)

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

    27- dress rehearsal for musical (pit orchestra). Details given during class

    28- dress rehearsal for musical (pit orchestra). Details given during class


    March, 2023

    1- dress rehearsal for musical (pit orchestra). Details given during class

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

    3- Winter Musical-  7:00pm

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

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

    TBA- BCA’s Ensemble Prestige Concert @ Johnson Public Library, Hackensack 7:00pm (snow date March 9).

    13- AVPA-Music Senior Recital. 7:00pm (snow date=  March 15th)

    22- Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Young Peoples Concert: NJ semifinals @ BCA. 11:00am. (snow date- 123rd)

    18 (tentative)- All-State Orchestra auditions for pre-registered students: www.njmea.org


    April, 2023

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

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

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

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

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

    TBA- AVPA-Music all-classes meeting 

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



    May, 2023

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

    TBA- Concert Band and Jazz Band at PPO Picnic. Student arrival for setup is 11am. Picnic is 12-4pm. Performances are 12:45-1:30. 

    TBA- Music Technology Expo @ Lakehouse Recording Studio Trip (tentative)

    TBA- class trip to Bethel Woods (Woodstock)


    June, 2025

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

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

    7- SPRING CONCERT. 7:00pm 

    19 (tentative)- Senior Awards Night. Potential music awards include: National School Orchestra Award, National Chorus Award, John Philip Sousa Band Award, Louis Armstrong Jazz Award, Leonard Bernstein Musicianship Award, Muriel Rodger Scholarship. 7:00pm

    20- Pre-frosh auditions for orchestras, bands, ensembles (incoming 9th graders). 1:30-4:30pm.