Middle School Festival

2020-21 MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND AND CHORUS FESTIVAL

 


Middle School County Band Information

Congratulations to Theodora Sotiropoulos (Northern Highlands Reg. H.S.-Retired) on being selected to conduct the 2020-2021 Bergen County Middle School Band.

The 2020 audition piece for wind/brass instruments will be “High Flight,” a commissioned work by composer Chris Bernotas, celebrating 30 years of the Bergen County Middle School Band.Due to this being a commissioned work, as well as issues with Covid-19, parts are still being finalized. When they are available, you will receive and email on how to request PDF parts, that can then be emailed to students. Please continue to check your emails, as well as the website for updates on part availability.
We appreciate your understanding in this situation.

BAND APPLICATIONS

Applications will be updated in September

MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND STUDENT INSTRUCTIONS

MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND STUDENT APPLICATION

MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND DIRECTOR INSTRUCTIONS

DIRECTOR APPLICATION

Band Scale Requirements: (LINK to PDF – Scales/Tuning)

The 2020-2021 Percussion solos (composed by Gary Fink) are:

Mallets: “Skipping Along
Timpani: “To Market, To Market, Jiggity Jig
Multi-Percussion: “Galoping on Tiptoes

Scale Requirements and Timpani Tuning are posted here: (LINK to PDF – Scales/Tuning)

Please direct all questions to your local band director first.


Middle School County Choir Information

Congratulations to Dr. Stacey Sassi (Bergenfield Public Schools) on being selected to conduct the 2020-2021 Bergen County Middle School Chorus.

CHORUS APPLICATIONS

MIDDLE SCHOOL CHOIR STUDENT INSTRUCTIONS

MIDDLE SCHOOL CHOIR STUDENT APPLICATION

MIDDLE SCHOOL CHOIR DIRECTOR INSTRUCTIONS

DIRECTOR APPLICATION

The 2020-2021 Choir Audition Solo is The Water is Wide. Please download the following file:

(The Water is Wide- PDF of ALL FOUR PARTS)

Soprano: The Water is Wide (A Major)

Alto: The Water is Wide (F Major)

Baritone-High: The Water is Wide (B-flat Major)

Baritone-Low: The Water is Wide (G Major)

Choir Scale Requirements are posted here: (Middle School Choir Scales)

Please direct all questions to your local choir director first.


The Festival Co-Coordinators are:

William Ullman, Emerson Public Schools (Emerson)

 wullman@emersonschools.org