Saturday Bands and Orchestras

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 August 25, 2018 to May 25, 2019. Musicians are placed in the appropriate ensemble based on their ability.

Big Band: For brass, wind and percussion students. Group meets from 5:30 – 6:30 pm.

Orchestra 1: For string students with at least 2-12 months’ experience (should be able to play a 1-octave D major scale). Group meets from 2:30 – 3:00 pm.

Orchestra 2: For string students with a little more experience (1-2 years +). Group meets from 3:00 – 4:30 pm.

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

Big Band – $250
Orchestra 1 – $200
Orchestra 2 – $250

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).