BCA_Logo.jpgBCA Music Calendar:
2018-2019


September

7- Last day to request music electives


October

2- Bergen County Choir applications due to Mr. Spinelli

4- Music Day (for AVPA-M students). 8:15-12:30. Parents welcome.

19- Tri-M yearbook photo. Students should wear all black for the photo. Details will be emailed.

25- Bergen County Choir auditions for pre-registered students. www.mebci.org

26- Tri-M Music Honor Society Induction Ceremony. 2:00-4:00pm. Parents Welcome.

26- Choir Coffeehouse. 2nd floor cafeteria. 7:00pm

29- Bergen County Band applications due to Mr. Isecke 

 

November

16- Regional applications/fee deadline: Mr. Lemma (orchestra), Mr. Isecke (band), Mr. Spinelli (chorus): www.njsma.com

19- Dress rehearsal #1 for Autumn Concert. Details given in class.

20- Dress rehearsal #2 for Autumn Concert. Details given in class.

20- AUTUMN CONCERT. 7:00pm

27- Bergen County Band Auditions- for pre-registered students. 4:15pm. www.mebci.org

 

December

17- Ensemble Prestige application deadline (Mr. Lemma)

18- Dress rehearsal: Concert and Chamber Choirs.  Details announced in class

20- HOLIDAY CHOIR CONCERT. 7:30pm (snow date Jan. 3). 

 

January

4- BCA Songwriting Contest application due. Forms emailed to students, or available from Mr. Lemma

5- Regional Band/Orchestra/Chorus auditions for pre-registered students (snow date Jan. 6): www.njsma.com

11- Trip to see STOMP

19- All-State Band auditions for preregistered students (snow date Jan. 20). 

24- Sitzprobe for Pit Orchestra and cast of musical. 1:30-6:00pm (BCA half day)

 

February

TDB- All-State Guitar Ensemble auditions for pre-registered students

20-22- Ensemble Prestige evaluations. Details will be emailed to pre-registered students.

25- dress rehearsal for musical (pit orchestra). Details given during class

26- dress rehearsal for musical (pit orchestra). Details given during class

27- dress rehearsal for musical (pit orchestra). Details given during class

28- Winter Musical- opening night. 6:30pm curtain

 
March

1- Winter Musical-  7:00pm

2- Winter Musical- matinee 2:00pm and final show 7:00pm

3- snow date for musical (2:00pm curtain). Only if needed due to prior performance postponement)

8- BCA Songwriting Contest semifinals. 3:20-4:10. Room 5. Open to all. 

10- BCA’s Ensemble Prestige Concert @ Tenafly Public Library. 2:00pm (snow date is March 11 @ BCA, 7:00)

12- AVPA-Music Senior Recital and reception. 7:00pm (snow date March 18 @ 7:00PM)

16- All-State Orchestra auditions (snow date March 23)

 

April

4- All-State Chorus auditions (south)

13- All-State Chorus auditions (north)

22- Dress rehearsal: all choirs. Details given in class

23- SPRING CHOIR AND DANCE CONCERT. 7:00pm

25- Jazz Band at Trumpets Jazz Club. Full dinner show/program and BCA Songwriting Contest Winner. $15.00 music fee (fundraiser). 6:30-8:00pm

27- BCA hosts All-State Guitar Ensemble (rehearsal)

 

May

1- Tri-M applications ready (see "Music Honors" on sidebar).Deadline is Last school day of May.

4- Guitar & Mandolin Orchestra @ All-State Guitar Festival. TCNJ. 9:00am-4:00pm

17- Teen Arts Festival (trip and performances).  8:15am - 4:00pm

18- Concert Band and Jazz Band at PPO Picnic. Picnic is 12-4pm. Performances are 12:20-1:00.

20 (tentative)- Music Technology Expo @ Rutgers University. Trip- 8:15-3:00pm

31- Tri-M Music Honor Society application deadline (applications and fee to Mr. Spinelli)

 

June

3- Dress rehearsal #1 for Spring Concert. Details given in class.

4- Dress rehearsal #2 for Spring Concert. Details given in class.

4- SPRING CONCERT. 7:00pm

5- Jazz Band performs at Senior Experience Luncheon (afternoon)

5- Pre-frosh auditions for orchestras, choirs, bands, ensembles (incoming 9th graders). 3:00-5:00pm. See "Audition Information" on sidebar.

10- Pre-frosh auditions for orchestras, choirs, bands, ensembles (incoming 9th graders). 3:00-5:00pm. See "Audition Information" on sidebar.

10- Senior Awards Night. Potential music awards include: National School Orchestra Award, National Choir Award, John Philip Sousa Band Award, Louis Armstrong Jazz Award, Leonard Bernstein Musicianship Award, Muriel Rodger Scholarship. 7:00pm

25- Concert Band @ BCA Graduation Ceremony. Time TBD (most likely 7pm).

Start of summer- intern/assisitant opportunities for students to help with Soundwave Audio Lab. This is an Academy After Hours (AAH) program for middle schiool students. 8 sessions @ 3 hours each. Contact Mr. Lemma.