2019 Concert Festival Information

ALL FESTIVAL EVENTS ARE AT THE WOODSTOCK ACADEMY,
SOUTH CAMPUS (not North), WOODSTOCK, CT

WHEN & WHERE?
• Hosted in 2019 by The Woodstock Academy, Woodstock, CT (Amy Ranta & Lauren Churchill, co-hosts) from Thursday, March 21st to Saturday, March 23rd
• Band, Chorus and Orchestra concerts on Saturday, March 23rd
• This year's Festival Fee is $105 per student.

SCHEDULE?
• THIS IS A TENTATIVE SCHEDULE FOR THE CONCERT FESTIVAL.
• Actual schedule will be posted when available
STUDENTS WHO ARE NOT IN THE CHORUS MAY REGISTER FROM NOON ON.

Thursday, March 21st
10:00 AM
Registration Opens
Lobby
10:00 AM
On-Site Hearings
Assigned Rooms
12:30 PM
Choral Remedial Session
Assigned Room
1:30 PM
General Meeting
Auditorium
2:15 PM
Rehearsals
Band: Band Room - Chorus: Auditorium - Orchestra: Chorus Room
2:30 PM
String Reseatings
Classrooms
5:00 PM
Band & Orchestra Dinner
Cafeteria
5:45 PM
Chorus Dinner
Cafeteria
 
Band & Orchestra Rehearsals Resume
Same locations
6:30 PM
Chorus Rehearsal Resumes
Auditorium
7:30 PM
Director's Forum
Meeting Room
8:15 PM
Host Family Meeting
Gymnasium
9:00 PM
Students & Hosts Meet
Gymnasium
11:00 PM
Curfew
Good night
Friday, March 22nd
8:00 AM
Directors' Hospitality
Meeting Room
8:30 AM
Rehearsals Begin
Same locations as Thursday
8:30 AM
Past Presidents' Meeting
Conference Room
10:00 AM
Executive Board Meeting
Conference Room
12:15 PM
Chorus Lunch
Cafeteria
12:45 PM
Band & Orchestra Lunch
Cafeteria
12:45 PM
Chorus Rehearsal
Auditorium
1:15 PM
Band & Orchestra Rehearsal
Same locations
2:30 PM
Annual NEMFA Meeting
Meeting Room
5:00 PM
Hosts Pickup Students
Gymnasium
 
Solo & Ensemble Performers
Dress Rehearsal
Auditorium
6:00 PM
Directors' Reception
Headquarter Hotel
11:00 PM
Curfew
Sleep tight !
Saturday, March 23rd
8:30 AM
Directors' Hospitality
Meeting Room
9:00 AM
Luggage Drop-off
Gymnasium
9:30 AM
Band Dress Rehearsal
Auditorium
Orchestra Rehearsal
Band Room
Chorus Rehearsal
Gymnasium
11:00 AM
Band Rehearsal
Band Room
11:30 AM
Orchestra Dress Rehearsal
Auditorium
12:30 PM
Chorus Lunch
Cafeteria
1:00 PM
Band & Orchestra Lunch
Cafeteria
Band & Orchestra Students change
Gym Locker Rooms
1:30 PM
Band & Orchestra Rehearsals
Morning locations
Band & Orchestra Warm-ups
Gymnasium
2:00 PM
CONCERT
ORCHESTRA & BAND
3:00 PM
Chorus Students Change
Gym Locker Rooms
3:30 PM
Chorus Warm-ups
Morning locations
4:00 PM
CONCERT
CHORUS
6:00 PM
Festival Concludes
Safe Travels

GUEST CONDUCTORS - 2019
• Chorus - Dr. Todd J. Harper
• Orchestra - Dr. Kathleen A. Horvath
• Band - Dr. Cynthia Johnson Turner

HOST HEADQUARTERS?
The Comfort Inn, 16 Tracy Road, Dayville, CT 06241, 860.779.3200 - Mention NEMFA for special rate
Local hotels & restaurants

DIRECTIONS? LOCAL RESTAURANTS?
The Woodstock Academy South Campus Map
Directions to The Woodstock Academy South Campus

T-SHIRTS?
T-Shirt Order Form

TICKETS?
Tickets are available online now at this link.

• Tickets will be available at the door but limited
• Tickets are $10 for either the Chorus Concert or the Band & Orchestra Concert or $15 for both.

RECORDINGS?
Recording Order Form

CONCERT ENSEMBLE PHOTOS?
Order Form

WHO DO I CONTACT IF I HAVE AN UNANSWERED QUESTION?
• Sponsors can contact Steffen Parker with further questions

 

Last modified: January 15 2019.
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