Rowan University

Academic Calendar

Spring 2016

January 19 - May 31: Rowan Prep Spring Semester

Spring Private Lesson Schedule
  Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
1
1/25* 1/19 1/20 1/21 1/22 1/23 1/24
2
2/1 1/26 1/27 1/28 1/29 1/30 1/31
3
2/8 2/2 2/3 2/4 2/5 2/6 2/7
4
2/15 2/9 2/10 2/11 2/12 2/13 2/14
5
2/22 2/16 2/17 2/18 2/19 2/20 2/21
6
2/29 2/23 2/24 2/25 2/26 2/27 2/28
7
3/7 3/1 3/2 3/3 3/4 3/5 3/6
8
3/21* 3/8 3/9 3/10 3/11 3/12 3/13
9
3/28 3/22* 3/23* 3/24* 4/1* 4/2* 4/3*
10
4/4 3/29 3/30 3/31 4/8 4/9 4/10
11
4/11 4/5 4/6 4/7 4/15 4/16 4/17
12
4/18 4/12 4/13 4/14 4/22 4/23 4/24
13
4/25 4/19 4/20 4/21 4/29 4/30 5/1
14
5/2 4/26 4/27 4/28 5/6 5/7 5/8
15
5/9 5/3 5/4 5/5 5/13 5/14 5/15
Make-Up
3/14 3/15 3/16 3/17 3/18 3/19 3/20
Make-Up
5/16 5/10 5/11 5/12 5/20 5/21 5/22
Make-Up 5/23 5/17 5/18 5/19 5/27    
Make-Up   5/24 5/25 5/26      
Make-Up   5/31          

Please note that some teachers' availability will vary from the above dates.

* Indicates an offset week due to a prior week closing.

Rowan Prep is closed 1/18 (Martin Luther King Day), 3/25-27 (portion of Glassboro Public Schools Spring Break), and 5/28-30 (Memorial Day Weekend).

Rowan University’s spring break is 3/14-20. That week will offer make-up lessons if both families and teachers are available. Please speak to your teacher and students about these dates.

January 24: Atlantic Youth Brass Band rehearsals begin. Delayed due to weather! First meeting is now 1/31.

January 24: Rowan Youth Orchestra Auditions for new students interested in joining. Email Matthew Dell to request a time.

January 31: Rowan Youth Orchestra rehearsals begin.

February 7: No RYO rehearsal

February 13: Rowan Violin Day hosted by Professor Timothy Schwarz. Free recital at 4:30pm in Boyd Recital Hall. More information online here.

February 14: Rowan Saxophone Day hosted by the Rowan saxophone professors. Postponed! Stay tuned for more details and an updated date. More information online here.

February 10: Rowan Faculty Spotlight Series Recital: Richard Carroll, organ, with Marilyn Rabbai, piano. 8pm Boyd Recital Hall. Free!

February 20 & 21: Mid-Atlantic Brass Band Festival featuring coaching sessions, masterclasses, clinics, competitions, and a headlining concert by the #1 ranked brass band in the world - The Cory Band. Rowan Prep is sponsoring the Youth Low/High Brass & Percussion Competition. More information online here.

February 27: Rowan Viola Day hosted by Professor Timothy Schwarz. Free recital at 4:30pm in Boyd Recital Hall. More information online here.

March 5: Rowan Clarinet Day hosted by Professor Rie Suzuki. More information online here.

March 6: RYO/Rowan University Orchestra side-by-side rehearsal.

March 13: No RYO rehearsal.

March 27: No RYO or Atlantic Youth Brass Band rehearsals.

April 3: No Atlantic Youth Brass Band rehearsal.

April 6: Rowan Faculty Spotlight Series Recital: Timothy Schwarz, violin. 8pm Boyd Recital Hall. Free!

April 8: Free Rowan Wind Ensemble Concert on Hollybush Green. 12:30 pm.

April 9: Music Together® Mixed Ages Class begins!

April 23: Audition Workshop. These workshops are designed for students preparing to audition for regional instrumental ensembles in fall 2016 or for college or university auditions. Students will take part in instrument-specific masterclasses, given by our instrumental faculty who will work to assist them in their preparation and give them direction for practicing over the summer. There will also be a panel discussion with Rowan music professors and administrators- Dr. Bryan Appleby-Wineberg, Dr. Rick Dammers, Professor Douglas Mapp, Dr. Tim Schwarz, and Dr. Adeline Tomasone.

Register online here by April 1, 2016 to secure your seat (after this date registrations will be accepted if space is permitting). Workshop Fee must be received by April 8, 2016 to confirm your registration.

April 30: RYO Run-out concert, Cinnaminson High School, 3:00 pm. Shared with the All South Jersey Elementary String Honors Orchestra.

May 1: Spring Tuition Due!

May 1: Rowan Youth Orchestra Concert, under the direction of Maestro Matthew Dell. 7:30 pm Pfleeger Concert Hall. $5.

May 7: Rowan Prep Spring Recitals. Recitals begin at noon, 2pm, and 4pm in Boyd Recital Hall. Come hear what we can do! Free!

May 22: Atlantic Youth Brass Band Dress Rehearsal, time tba.

June 1 - August 31: Rowan Prep Summer Session

June 27-30: Summer Brass Ensemble. Open to brass players of all ages, Summer Brass Ensemble will explore exciting brass repertoire. Play old classics and new favorites! Rowan University brass faculty member Dr. Amy Bliss will lead the group through four days of rehearsals with a free concert for friends and family on Thursday afternoon. Repertoire will be dependent on registrations, so encourage all of your brass-playing friends to join the fun! Pre-register online by June 20!

July 25-29: Summer Piano Festival. Rowan Prep’s Summer Piano Festival is open to elementary, pre-teen, and high school students from beginners to advanced piano levels. Festival Week includes private piano lessons, small-group activities, introduction to music theory, music history, improvisation, composition, and much more.

Guided by Rowan music faculty, Dr. Alexander Timofeev and Dr. Teresa Nielsen, bring your piano skills and knowledge to the next level this summer! Students present an informal performance on the final day at the Summer Piano Festival.

Pre-registeration coming soon!