Rowan University

Academic Calendar

Fall 2016 & Spring 2017

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September 6, 2016-January 15, 2017: Rowan Prep Fall/Winter Semester

September 3, 10, & 11: Rowan Youth Orchestra Auditions. Auditions are required for all new and returning members of the RYO (students in grades 6-12) and will be held in Room 156, Wilson Hall, on the campus of Rowan University unless otherwise indicated. Bring filled out registration forms to your audition.

For audition requirements and to sign up for an audition time, please visit the RYO Webpage.

September 17: Rowan Family Weekend. 10:30-noon, Wilson 156. Come visit Rowan Prep, learn about what we can do for you, and hear some performances by our talented students and faculty.

September 18: First Rowan Youth Orchestra Rehearsal

October 2: First Rowan Youth String Orchestra Rehearsal

October 17: Group Piano for Beginners Open House. 3:45-4:30pm, Wilson 214. Come to our free open house on Monday, October 17 to meet Dr. Nielsen and see if the class is right for you!

For children between ages 5-7, this course is designed to work with a child's natural creativity and energy, the course goal is to give beginning piano students an overview of the first steps in learning the instrument. Dr. Nielsen incorporates a variety of musical activities including singing, listening, and playing the piano to introduce music concepts and notation.

October 24: First Group Piano for Beginners Class

November 7: First Rowan Prep Youth Chorale Rehearsal

November 8: Rowan Prep is closed for Election Day.

November 13: Atlantic Youth Brass Day. 12:30-5pm, Wilson 156. Join Dr. Appleby-Wineberg and members of The Atlantic Brass Band for a Sunday afternoon of rehearsals, master classes, and sectionals. Open to all brass players in middle and high school. A pizza party and concert will be the finale of the afternoon! Cost is $20. Register online here.

November 13: Atlantic Youth Brass Day Concert. 5pm, Wilson 156. Come hear the culmination of a day of hard work by Brass Day students and a side-by-side concert with the Atlantic Brass Band. Free!

November 19: Honors Instrumental Audition Workshop. 9:30am-12:30pm. The Rowan University Music Department’s Audition Workshops are designed for students who intend to audition for regional band or orchestra at the fall 2016 auditions. At these masterclasses, our instrumental faculty will work with students in a small group setting to assist them in their preparation and give them direction for practicing in the future.

To register and reserve your seat, please click here by October 24.

November 24-27: Rowan Prep is closed for Thanksgiving Break.

December 4: Rowan Youth Orchestra & Rowan Youth String Orchestra Concert. 7:30pm, Pfleeger Hall. Tickets are $5 and go to the Youth Orchestra's scholarship fund.

December 17: Rowan Prep Winter Recital. Recitals begin at noon, 2pm, and 4pm in Boyd Recital Hall. Free!

December 24, 2016 - January 1, 2017: Rowan Prep is closed for Winter Break.

January 16, 2017: Rowan Prep is closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

January 17, 2017: Spring Semester begins