Ways to Study - Fall, 2013, Spring, 2014, Summer, 2014
Admission to Rowan Prep is open to anyone desiring to learn music. We offer a variety of courses for students aged O to 99+ years. The faculty and staff can assist new students in finding the most appropriate type of instruction. All individual/private music instruction requires a placement interview/phone call with the director, Regina Di Medio Marrazza. Informational meetings can be arranged with the Director as well to help guide you/your child in your musical journey. Please feel free to call our Rowan Prep office directly at 856-256-4554, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS NO REGISTRATION FEE WHEN ONLY TAKING
* MUSIC TOGETHER - with Amanda Hill
* Adult Vocal Class for the Choral Singer - SPRING ONLY -
* Beginner/Intermediate Group Trumpet Class - Bryan Appleby Wineberg and Matt Hartmann - Fall and Spring
* Beginner Group Guitar Class SPRING ONLY
* Saxophone Ensemble - Bill Conn (open to middle-school/high school players) - SPRING ONLY
* Rowan Youth Orchestra - Maestro Matthew B. Dell - Fall and Spring
* Suzuki String Program - Elizabeth Cary (private and group class) - Fall and Spring
* Youth Brass Fest - Bryan Appleby-Wineberg & The Atlantic Brass Band -- Sunday, November 24, 2013, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ($40)
Join Bryan Appleby-Wineberg and members of The Atlantic Brass for an afternoon of Brass Band. Open to ALL brass players, all ages
Cost: $40 (pizza dinner included)
Wednesdays, 2:00 - 2:45 (10 weeks)
First meeting of class (spring) : Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Spring semester (based on 10 weeks): $200 (senior citizen rate: $185)
Please Note: Class minimum is 4 students
This class will focus on healthy vocal technique, sight-singing, and efficient choral preparation in a small group setting. Open to ALL adults who want to learn the "ins and outs" of choral singing
First meeting of class (spring) : Thursday, January 16, 2014
Cost: SPRING ONLY (based on 10 weeks): $220 (reduced fee for students in other instrumental private instruction: $150)
Please Note: Class minimum is 4 students
This class is a perfect blend of healthy, age-appropriate voice techniques for good vocal development, within a supportive and fun environment. Tailor-made for children who just love to sing! Focus is on vocal technique, sight-singing and song preparation in a small group setting. Performance opportunity in Rowan Prep May recital.
First meeting of class (fall): Friday, September 20, 2013)
Cost: fall semester (based on 12 weeks): $250; ($80 for those in private instruction at Prep)
Join Rowan University/Rowan Prep faculty member, Dr. Bryan Appleby-Wineberg & Associate Matthew Hartmann, and delve into the "brass world" with your instrument. Beginner and intermediate level students are welcome. Learn basic reading, breathing, and brass-specific techniques within an an encouraging and dynamic environment. All students are required to bring their own instruments to class.
Faculty: Joseph A. Carbone
Mondays: Time - TBA
First meeting of class (SPRING): Monday, JANUARY 13, 2014
Cost: SPRING semester (based on 10 weeks): $220
This class is designed for younger beginners interested in learning the guitar in a supportive group setting. With Mr. Carbone at the helm, students will learn how to play the instrument while learning about the basic setup, tuning and maintenance of the guitar. Parents are encouraged to bring a guitar and learn alongside their child (at no extra cost)!!!
Faculty: Bill Conn
Mondays: 5:15 - 6:00 p.m.
First meeting of class: Monday, January 13, 2014
Cost: fall semester (based on 10 weeks): $220
This class is designed for middle school/early high school saxophone players interested in learning the "art" of ensemble playing with young/almost-beginner saxophone players. Mr. Conn has a unique way of sharing the essentials...and beyond... of playing the saxophone, and will give students a chance to play each saxophone (Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bari), learn ensemble performance/rehearsal practices/skills, and overall musicianship. Again, a GREAT way to begin/continue your saxophone journey!
First meeting of RYO (fall): Sunday, September 22, 2013
Cost: PER semester: $100
For Package discount (individual lesson at Rowan Prep & RYO, please contact Gina Marrazza, and/or visit RYO website.
RYO, now in its 21st year here at Rowan University, is a full orchestra including all the major string, woodwind, brass and percussion instruments. Orchestra members come from middle schools and high schools throughout New Jersey’s Camden, Burlington, Gloucester and Salem counties. This year, the orchestra is scheduling at three concerts at Rowan University’s Pfleeger Concert Hall to showcase it’s musicians’ talents.
Auditions are required to be a member of RYO:
Auditions for new and returning members will be held on:
- Sunday, September 15: 1:30 - 6:45 pm
Saturday, September 21: 1:30 - 6:45 pm
Auditions for returning members ONLY will be held on:
- Sunday, September 22: 1:30 - 5:00 pm
Location of Auditions: Room 156, Wilson Hall, Rowan University
To sign up for an audition, please fill out the survey at this link
Rehearsals take place on Sunday evenings, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. All rehearsals take place in Wilson Hall in Room 156. First rehearsal is September 22, 2013.
For more information, visit Rowan Youth Orchestra's website
Questions? Contact our Maestro directly: Matthew B. Dell, Music Director at, email@example.com
Director: Dr. Bryan Appleby-Wineberg
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2013
1:00 - 5:00
Cost for Entire day: $40 Open to middle school and high school students (includes pizza dinner!)
To register please go to: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ER3mfnruHIrSTnkXLrgpx8DhduYSq7rYrQ3mtufZZ7g/viewform
Join Dr. Appleby-Wineberg and other school-agedbrass players in this brilliant and fun ensemble experience - BRASS BAND FEST! This one-day program will be held on Sunday, November 24, at Rowan University's Wilson Hall. Students in our Youth Brass Fest will be taught ensemble-playing, as well as will receive lessons and invaluable instruction in sectionals from The Atlantic Brass Band (Ensemble-In-Residence at Rowan University), current Rowan faculty, & Rowan Graduate students.
Youth Brass Fest is open to any/all school-aged brass players of the following instruments:
percussion, cornet, flugel horn, tenor horn, trombone, tuba, euphonium, and baritone
No Audition is required. This event is Rowan Prep's kickoff to our spring, 2014 Ensemble/Class:"Youth Brass Band" (first day of Youth Brass Band is Sunday, January 19, 2014). All students who attend this day-long event will receive a discount to this spring ensemble/class.
FOR ADVANCED MUSICIANS - INSTRUMENTAL AND VOCAL
ROWAN UNIVERSITY ENSEMBLES -
OPEN TO ROWAN PREP ADVANCED STUDENTS (by audition-only)
The below three ensembles are open to advanced high school students BY AUDITION ONLY. For more information about how to audition for these ensembles, please contact Gina Di Medio Marrazza, Rowan Prep's director, 856-256-4556, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For Information about the description/logistics of each of the Ensembles, please go to our College of Performing Arts website for information about the ensembles.
* "University Statesmen (Men's Choir), directed by Christopher Thomas- open to high school male singers only)
Rowan University Statesmen (Men's Chorus)
Dr. Christopher Thomas, conductor
Leonardo Soria, pianist
Rehearsals every Tuesday and Thursday evening, 4:45-6:00 p.m.
Fee: $100 per semester
The Rowan University Statesmen gather from across campus and beyond to become an energized, motivated, and dynamic ensemble. Enrollment is open to advanced high school men, Rowan University students, faculty, the greater Glassboro community, and Rowan Alumni. The Statesmen perform sacred and secular repertoire, barbershop tunes, and some crowd-pleasing numbers both on and off campus each semester. Recently, they have performed at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. and at Citizens Bank Park having sung the National Anthem for the Philadelphia Phillies! While you do not have to be able to read music to be in the choir, you should be able to match pitch. All new members are required to meet with the conductor following their first rehearsal.
* Concert Band, directed by Vincent Dubeau - open to wind players - high school (fee: $100 per semester)
* Rowan University Orchestra, directed by Sal Scarpa, open to strings, wind/percussion - high school (fee: $100 per semester)