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Don’t Forget to Join/Renew Your Membership!

Show your support for the New Providence School District Music Department. Music Boosters offers support to all of the children served by the Music Department. From PreK through High School Senior, Music Boosters provides support to our dedicated teachers and opportunities to enhance each child’s musical experience in the time they are in school. When joining or renewing, remember that Music Boosters has special membership tiers of $25-$500, so choose the membership level that suits you.

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The Cut Times – October 2014 Newsletter

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2014-2015 Board Members!

Elizabeth Ertman – President,

Malathi Narayan – Vice President,

Rick Kaller – Treasurer,

Sallie Gotoff – Secretary,

New board members were elected at the final Music Boosters meeting for 2013-2014. Mr. Hess remains as Faculty Liaison.  Other officers and committee chairs include: Julie DeMarco (Recording Secretary), Donna Zane (Volunteer Coordinator) and Susanna Prill (Ice Cream Social Coordinator.)

The following volunteer positions are open and urgently needed: Teacher Liaisons for each school, Membership Chairperson, Merchandise Chairperson, School Performance Coordinator and Booster Book Chairperson.  Additionally volunteers are needed to help out with the above committees.

Support Your Child – Get Your Ad Today!

The deadline is fast approaching!


March 10 is your last day
to purchase an ad of support for your child!


What to do:
1) Look through the Booster Book layout.
2) Download the form to take out your ad!

2013-14_BoosterBook

Click to browse the Booster Book

NPMuBoo Parent ad form

Click to download order form

Did you know:

  • There are approximately 1800 students involved in the music programs in the NPSD?
  • There are 30 music organizations to which these students belong?
  • There are ELEVEN teachers who teach those 1800 children in those 30 music organizations?

If you find these statistics surprising,
then you are not alone!

You can help support your child’s music education program by purchasing an ad of encouragement, recognition or congratulations for your child or your child’s organization in the MuBoo Booster Book for the 2013-14 School Year!

[Download Form]

2013 Music Boosters Awards Winners

Congratulations to the New Providence High School Seniors who received Music Boosters awards this year:

  • LOUIS ARMSTRONG JAZZ AWARD: Alexander Agresti
  • KRISLEAH PASSARO CHORUS AWARD: Hannah Black
  • STRINGS AWARD: Nicholas Xu
  • ELLA FITZGERALD AWARD: Jamie Currie
  • DRAMA AWARD: James Whiting
  • SUSAN IATESTA MUSIC EDUCATOR’S AWARD: John Eric Roper

NPMS Trip to Music in the Parks in Kutztown, PA and Dorney Park

Congratulations to the New Providence Middle School Chorus, Girls’ Ensemble, Concert Band, Jazz Band and Orchestra on a spectacular trip to Music in the Parks in Kutztown, PA and Dorney Park.

All ensembles earned “Superior” ratings (the highest rating), and there were three individual winners – jazz soloist and the 2 choir accompanists.

The school also won the coveted “Esprit de Corps” award for the third year in a row.

Kudos to the music staff for a wonderful day!

The Cut Times; 2012-2013 Newsletter

In This Issue

NPMusicBoosters-2012-13_Newsletter

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1. I DIDN’T KNOW YOU WERE A MUSICIAN TOO…
by Kenneth Hess

2. What Kids Wish Their Parents Knew About Practicing
by Catherine Flynn

3. From The Desk of the Superintendent
by Dr. David Miceli

4. From the Band Hall
by Gerald Polci and Donald Baker

5. See You at the Faculty Recital!

6. An Empty Stage
by Craig Duke

7. The Goodness Inherent in Music
by Ed Fleischmann

8. Big Happy Change
by Ms. Starr-Talsmat

9. Making a Joyful Noise
by Michael Niedziejko

9. Connections
by Susan Kirkland

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