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New Jersey Music Teachers Association

2018 Flute Day

Sunday, November 11, 2018

9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ

Cullen Center - Playhouse

with guest artist

Lois Bliss Herbine


8:45 AM - Check-in and Onsite Registration opens

9:30-9:55 - Group Warm-up 

10:00-11:25 - Middle School Region Band Solo Master Class with Lois Herbine

                          - High School Flute Ensemble

11:30 - 12:30 Lunch hour

12:30-1:45 - High School Region Band Solo Master Class with Lois Herbine

                       - Middle School Flute Ensemble

2:00-3:15 - Flute Choir performances and Mini Recital with Lois Herbine

3:15-3:30 - Visit the exhibits

4:00-6:00 PM – Recital featuring the winners of the Young Musicians Competition

                       All attendees are welcome to stay and hear the recitals.


The 2018-19 New Jersey High School all-state solo for flute is J.S. Bach’s Sonata in Eb Major.  The piccolo solo is Piccolo Espagnol by J. Christensen. 

Each of NJ’s three regions assigns its own repertoire for middle school honor band auditions. This year’s solos include “Menuet from L’Arlesienne Suite” by G. Bizet (SJBODA), "Romance" by G. Brun (CJMEA) and Sonata in F Major, by G. P. Telemann (NJSMA).  Students who wish to audition on piccolo play the flute solo for their region.

Due to time restrictions, no recorded audition is necessary this year.  Instead, teachers may nominate students to perform on either flute or piccolo for both master classes.  Four to six students will be selected to perform in each master class session on either flute or piccolo.  Lois Herbine will speak on ways to prepare these pieces for auditions and will take turns working with master class performers individually.

Students are welcome to bring their own accompanists, or may hire the staff accompanist for a rehearsal and the class (additional fee).

Teachers - click here for Master class nomination form

Online registration accepted until November 7th 

**All selected master class performers must be registered by November 4th to secure their spot.

Click here to go to the registration form

If you would like to purchase a lunch on Saturday, please use this form

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