Ensembles at Rowan Community Music School

Make music with friends and make friends as you make music! Rowan CMS offers several ensemble options.

  • A late fee of $10 will be assessed for each late payment for ensemble tuition. 
  • Rowan CMS reserves the right to cancel any courses, festivals, and ensembles that do not meet minimum enrollment requirements.

 


Atlantic Youth Brass Band

      • Faculty: Bryan Appleby-Wineberg & The Atlantic Brass Band
      • Sundays, 3:30 - 5:30 PM
      • Rehearsal Dates: October 18, 2020 - May 2, 2021
      • Performances: January 31, 2021; 7:00pm & May 2, 2021; 7:00pm
      • Cost: $325
        • A late fee of $10 will be assessed for ensemble tuition not paid by November 1, 2020.
        • A payment plan option is also available for full year participation. All students are required to make tuition payments through the Marketplace online system.
        • A 10% discount is available for students taking private lessons through Rowan CMS. Please contact Rowan CMS for more details.
      • Registration: https://shop.rowan.edu/store/events/items/42221
     
  • Open to all school-aged brass players of the following instruments:
     cornet, flugel horn, tenor horn, baritone, trombone, euphonium, tuba, and percussion (only 4 percussionists will be accepted).

Join Dr. Appleby-Wineberg and the National Champion Atlantic Brass Band in this brilliant and fun ensemble experience. This dynamic team will push your brass playing to new heights of musical excellence and change the way you play in your school ensembles. Come & learn the amazing art of brass playing in a true Brass Band!  No audition necessary.  

 
2020-2021 Season AYBB Rehearsal Schedule: 
 
October 18, 2020 - 1st Rehearsal
October 25, 2020
November 1, 2020
November 8, 2020
November 15, 2020
November 22, 2020
November 29, 2020
December 6, 2020
December 13, 2020
January 10, 2021
January 17, 2021
January 24, 2021
January 31, 2021
January 31, 2021 - 7:00pm Winter Concert!
February 7, 2021
February 14, 2021
February 21, 2021
February 28, 2021
March 7, 2021
March 14, 2021
March 21, 2021
March 28, 2021
April 11, 2021
April 18, 2021
April 25, 2021
May 2, 2021 - Last Rehearsal
May 2, 2021 - 7:00pm Spring Concert!
  

Rowan Youth Orchestra

  • Faculty: TBA, Rowan Youth Orchestra Interim Artistic Music Director
  • Sundays, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
  • Dates: October 18, 2020 - May 2, 2021 
  • Concerts: January 31, 2021 & May 2, 2021 
  • Cost for 2020-2021 season: $325 
  • Submit your audition: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc0uGMFSaNjGQNfxc_12k6deMymEj9gS01iduafSIhNKd105A/viewform
    • A payment plan option is also available for full year participation. All students are required to make tuition payments through the Marketplace online system after they have been accepted as per their audition.
    • A 10% discount is available if your child is enrolled in private lessons through the Rowan Community Music School. You must contact Rowan CMS for more details. 
    • A late fee of $10 will be assessed for ensemble tuition not paid by November 1, 2020. 

The Rowan Youth Orchestra, now in its 37th year at Rowan University, is a full orchestra including strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion instruments that will meet virtually for the 2020-2021 season. Orchestra members are in grades 7-12 typically from schools throughout southern New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. However, due to the virtual setting, the Rowan Youth Orchestra is open to any 7-12 student with an internet connection that can make the weekly rehearsal commitment. This year’s virtual orchestra will feature a two-pronged curriculum that will provide the participant with opportunities to perform as an orchestra in collaborative virtual concerts as well as participate in an engaging series of musical discussions/masterclasses led by the conductor and guest artists. 

Click here to visit the Rowan Youth Orchestra Ensemble Page

 


Rowan Youth String Orchestra

  • Faculty: Joanne ErwinRowan Youth String Orchestra Director
  • Sundays, 4:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Dates: October 18, 2020 - May 2, 2021 
  • Concerts: January 31, 2021 & May 2, 2021 
  • Cost for 2020-2021 season: $195
  • Registration: https://shop.rowan.edu/store/events/items/42216
    • Payment plan available (only available for full year participation). 
    • A 10% Discount if students are enrolled in private lessons through Rowan CMS. You must contact Rowan CMS for more details. 
    • A late fee of $10 will be assessed for ensemble tuition not paid by November 1, 2020. 

The Rowan Youth String Orchestra is for string players primarily in grades 5 and up! RYSO is comprised of young musicians who have played for at least 2 years and have completed book one of a method, Suzuki or others. These students can read music and play at least three scales one octave- D, G, C. The RYSO will perform two virtual concerts, in January and May, showcase it's musicians' talents along with the Rowan Youth Orchestra and Atlantic Youth Brass Band. No audition is required. 

2020-2021 Season RYSO Rehearsal Schedule: 
 
October 18, 2020 - 1st Rehearsal
October 25, 2020
November 1, 2020
November 8, 2020
November 15, 2020
November 22, 2020
November 29, 2020
December 6, 2020
December 13, 2020
January 10, 2021
January 17, 2021
January 24, 2021
January 31, 2021
January 31, 2021 - 7:00pm Winter Concert!
February 7, 2021
February 14, 2021
February 21, 2021
February 28, 2021
March 7, 2021
March 14, 2021
March 21, 2021
March 28, 2021
April 11, 2021
April 18, 2021
April 25, 2021
May 2, 2021 - Last Rehearsal
May 2, 2021 - 7:00pm Spring Concert!

Garden State Girlchoir and New Jersey Boychoir

  • The Garden State Girlchoir (GSG) seeks to nurture extraordinary girls by empowering them through extraordinary music making. Click the link above if you know a girl or young woman between the ages 7 and 17 who loves to sing.
  • The New Jersey Boychoir (NJB) is in its inaugural season, channeling the boundless energy of boys into music making of the highest standards that results in the unforgettable experiences for singers and audiences alike. 

South Jersey's first community-based girlchoir and boychoir.  Interested singers in grades 3 and up are encouraged to contact Program Manager, Carli Visconti to set up an audition--a fun, informal process! Julie Donahue, jdonahue@cychoirs.org or 215-350-5654.

For more information, visit newjerseyboychoir.org and gardenstategirlchoir.org.

 

 


Ensembles at Rowan University

Rowan University Ensembles will not be available for high school students and community members to join for Fall 2020 through Spring 2021. All high school students should consider joining one or more of our youth ensembles, please see more information above.