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New Jersey Youth Symphony

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570 Central Avenue
New Providence, NJ 07974 United States
908-771-5544 www.njys.org

October 2021

Jazz Clinic with Dennis Mackrel

October 17 @ 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
New Jersey Youth Symphony, 570 Central Avenue
New Providence, NJ 07974 United States
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The Fundamentals of Swing A basic overview of the fundamental elements of Jazz and how they relate to big bands in general with a focus on the rhythm section in particular.

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November 2021

Jazz Clinic with Dennis Mackrel

November 14 @ 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
New Jersey Youth Symphony, 570 Central Avenue
New Providence, NJ 07974 United States
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Concert Preparation Reviewing aspects of the previous clinic and applying that information to the material that will be performed on the NJYS–BB & JO’s upcoming concert as well as discussing various issues including performance anxiety, stress and techniques to minimize them.

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January 2022

Youth Symphony Alumni Night

January 4, 2022
New Jersey Youth Symphony, 570 Central Avenue
New Providence, NJ 07974 United States
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NJYS celebrates Alumni Night and welcomes alumni to join for a portion of the Youth Symphony rehearsal. Under the baton of our Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, Helen Cha-Pyo, come and play your favorite Playathon music! It’s a great time to reconnect with each other over pizza after the rehearsal and catch up on all of the exciting things happening here at NJYS!

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Jazz Clinic with Dennis Mackrel

January 16, 2022 @ 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
New Jersey Youth Symphony, 570 Central Avenue
New Providence, NJ 07974 United States
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A Brief History of the Jazz Orchestra A discussion about the history and development of the modern big band. We will analyze various audio and video recordings of the classic big bands beginning with the swing era up to the present.

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NJYS Bring a Friend Week/Open Rehearsals

January 23, 2022 - February 3, 2022
New Jersey Youth Symphony, 570 Central Avenue
New Providence, NJ 07974 United States
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NJYS cordially invites you to visit one of our rehearsals! Bring a Friend week is a week of Open Rehearsals at New Jersey Youth Symphony for musicians in grades 3-11 who are interested in joining our program. Eligible instruments include violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, harp, piano,  percussion , and all Jazz instruments.  Enjoy getting to know other musicians as you will be seated next to a current member during the rehearsal. You…

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February 2022

Jazz Clinic with Dennis Mackrel

February 13, 2022 @ 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
New Jersey Youth Symphony, 570 Central Avenue
New Providence, NJ 07974 United States
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A Study in Styles Reviewing aspects of the previous clinic and applying what we learned while analyzing contrasting styles of arrangements (Bossa Novas, Latin, Funk, etc).

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March 2022

ONLINE Workshop – Sight Reading Workshop

March 18, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Jersey Youth Symphony, 570 Central Avenue
New Providence, NJ 07974 United States
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Sight Reading Workshop for all instruments and voice.

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Jazz Clinic with Dennis Mackrel

March 20, 2022 @ 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
New Jersey Youth Symphony, 570 Central Avenue
New Providence, NJ 07974 United States
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March 20th 2022 - Improvisation In this clinic, we will spend the entire session discussing and working on individual soloing while primarily focusing on the function of the rhythm section.

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April 2022

Jazz Clinic with Dennis Mackrel

April 10, 2022 @ 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
New Jersey Youth Symphony, 570 Central Avenue
New Providence, NJ 07974 United States
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April 10th 2022 - Putting It All Together A recap of all of the previous clinics as well as a general discussion about what makes a world class big band.

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May 2022

NJYS Percussion Ensemble Concert

May 1, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
New Jersey Youth Symphony, 570 Central Avenue
New Providence, NJ 07974 United States
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Free
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NJYS Auditions In Person

May 18, 2022 - May 27, 2022
New Jersey Youth Symphony, 570 Central Avenue
New Providence, NJ 07974 United States
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