NPMS Winter Concert Info

Who: Concert Band, Girls’ Ensemble, String Orchestra, Jazz Band, Mixed Choir
Date: Tuesday December 1, 2015 (Snow Date, December 2, 2015)
Time: Concert Begins at 7:30 pm
Where: New Providence Middle School Auditorium
Wear: Blue Polo Shirts, Khaki Pants – good shoes, NO SNEAKERS OR SANDALS (We are not requiring you to buy shoes, wear the best you have.)
When to Report:
Orchestra/Chorus – 6:45 pm to Ms. Flynn, 7:00 pm to Mrs. Briceno.
Orchestra – 6:50 pm to the Orchestra Room.
Band and Chorus – 7:00 pm to the Band Room and Choir Room respectively.

  • If you are in Chorus – you need to check in with Ms. Flynn at 7:00 pm.
  • Chorus Students also in Orchestra, please check in with Ms. Flynn and return to Mrs. Briceno, as you will be performing in orchestra prior to performing in chorus.
  • Girls Ensemble – Please check in with Ms. Flynn at 6:45 pm.
  • Chorus Students in Band – check in with Ms. Flynn and then report to Mr. Voelker, as you will perform in Jazz and/or Concert Band before singing with the Choir. Report to the Choir Room immediately following your Band/Jazz Band performance.
  • Band Only Students will assemble their instruments and warm-up in the Band Room prior to the beginning of the concert.
  • As part of a students’ total music education, performance etiquette is stressed, but audience etiquette is also practiced. All students are required to stay for the entire concert. This concert allows students the opportunity to hear and see all of the Middle School performance ensembles and each ensemble deserves an audience. If there is a legitimate need for a student to leave early, any request for early dismissal must be submitted in writing to your music teacher by Monday, November 30, 2015. Students will not be released otherwise.

    We are looking forward to an outstanding evening!

        Mrs. Briceno, Orchestra Director

        Ms. Flynn, Choral Director

        Mr. Voelker Band Director

    The Cut Times – October 2015 Newsletter!


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    Music Boosters Hits the Ground Running!

    The first day of school is just around the bend. Our first Music Boosters meeting is too! The first Music Booster meeting for the 2015-16 school year will be held on Wednesday, September 8 at 7pm in the NPHS Music Wing Orchestra Room. Music Boosters meets just five times a year, so please don’t miss this very important first meeting

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    Staffing Changes in the Music Department

    Mr. Jose Rodriguez, the Salt Brook and Roberts Orchestra teacher, has returned to the conductor’s podium. He replaces Ms. Dempsey who is now an elementary school orchestra teacher in Scotch Plains. In addition, Music Boosters extends a hearty welcome to Mr. Stephen Voelker, who is the new Middle School Band Director. Mr. Voelker replaces Mr. Polci who retired at the end of last school year.

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    Faculty Recital: October 14th

    The biennial concert will be at 7pm on October 14th, 2014!

    Starring the teachers of the Music Department of the NPSD!

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