Directed by Dr. Ted Schlosberg, the Saturday Bands and Orchestras are ensembles for beginning and intermediate student musicians. Parents/guardians are welcome to participate too! Rehearsals are scheduled as follows on Saturdays from July through September. Musicians are placed in the appropriate ensemble based on their ability.
Summer Saturday Ensembles
Orchestra: Group meets from 1:00 – 2:00 pm
French horn ensemble: Group meets from 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Trombone & Baritone ensemble: Group meets from 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Pricing: Each program costs $200 for the entire summer, see below for scholarship and financial aid options.
The groups will meet 9 Saturdays this summer, the first session being on 7/10/21 and the last one on 9/4/21. All of these ensembles are currently meeting in person.
Musicians interested in our Saturday Rock Program – please check out the Rock Performance Workshop.
Musicians must have their own instruments. Instrument rental information is available by calling 908-789-9696.
New Jersey Workshop for the Arts: 150-152 East Broad Street, Westfield, NJ 07090
Scholarships: Write the name of the scholarship in the Scholarship field. For example if you have a professional scholarship write “Professional Scholarship” in the scholarship field.
Aid: NJWA does not want financial hardship to prevent you from being in our ensembles.
• If you have an existing Financial Aid grant that applies to ensembles you can type “existing grant”.
• Financial Aid grants will be given without further application for financial aid for reductions amounting to last years ensemble rates or more (if the rate has changed since last year).
• Financial Aid grants requests lowering charge to less than last years prices will be emailed our Financial Aid application which requires detailed financial information. We are available to assist you filling out this application.
Information: Please call 908-789- 9696, extension 17, for additional information.
Photographs and/or videos of participants in this program may be used in various forms of publicly released media such as websites, social media platforms, advertisements, brochures, posters, etc. Parents/guardians of participants must notify the NJWA in writing if they do not consent to these uses of photos/videos of their child(ren).