2018 Concert Festival Information

ALL FESTIVAL EVENTS ARE AT LEWIS S. MILLS HIGH SCHOOL, BURLINGTON, CT

WHEN & WHERE?
• Hosted in 2018 by Lewis S. Mills High School, Burlington, CT (John Deeb, David Miller, co-hosts) from Thursday, March 15th to Saturday, March 17th
• Band, Chorus and Orchestra concerts on Saturday, March 17th

CONCERT FESTIVAL REMINDERS
A PDF of info for Teachers / Sponsors detailing all (most) aspects of supporting students in the Concert Festival.

SCHEDULE?
• THIS IS A CURRENT SCHEDULE FOR THE CONCERT FESTIVAL.
Student Handbook (PDF)
STUDENTS WHO ARE NOT IN THE CHORUS MAY REGISTER FROM NOON ON.

Thursday, March 15th
10:00 AM
Registration Opens
Auditorium Lobby
10:00 AM
On-Site Hearings
Music Tech, Yoga Room & Back Grym
12:30 PM
Choral Remedial Session
Music Tech
1:30 PM
General Meeting
Auditorium
2:15 PM
Rehearsals
Band: Middle School Bandroom / Chorus: Auditorium /
Orchestra: High School Bandroom
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
6:00 PM
Director's Forum on Vocal S&E
Middle School Chorus Room
6:30 PM
Chorus Rehearsal Resumes
Auditorium
6:45 PM
Director's Forum on Instrumental Ensembles
Middle School Chorus Room
7:30 PM
Director's Forum on Jazz Ensemble
Middle School Chorus Room
8:15 PM
Host Family Meeting
Gymnasium
9:00 PM
Students & Hosts Meet
Gymnasium
11:00 PM
Curfew
Good night
Friday, March 16th
8:00 AM
Directors' Hospitality
Chorus Room
8:30 AM
Rehearsals Begin
Same locations as Thursday
8:30 AM
Past Presidents' Meeting
Middle School Chorus Room
10:00 AM
Executive Board Meeting
Middle School Chorus 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
Middle School Chorus Room
5:00 PM
Hosts Pickup Students
Gymnasium
 
Solo & Ensemble Performers
Dress Rehearsal
Auditorium
6:00 PM
Directors' Reception
Farmington Marriott
11:00 PM
Curfew
Sleep tight !
Saturday, March 17th
8:30 AM
Directors' Hospitality
Chorus 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
Chorus Students change
Gym Locker Rooms
1:30 PM
Band & Orchestra Rehearsals
Morning locations
Chorus Warm-ups
Gymnasium
2:00 PM
CONCERT
CHORUS
3:00 PM
Band & Orchestra Students Change
Gym Locker Rooms
3:30 PM
Band & Orchestra Warm-ups
Morning locations
4:00 PM
CONCERT
ORCHESTRA & BAND
6:00 PM
Festival Concludes
Safe Travels

GUEST CONDUCTORS - 2018
• Chorus - Dr. Janet Galvan
• Orchestra - Ms. Miriam Burns
• Band - Dr. Mark Fonder

HOST HEADQUARTERS?
Hartford Marriott Farmington, 15 Farm Springs Road, Farmington, CT 06032 860-678-1000
• $99 per night special for New England sponsors & families - Rate available till March 1st
Link to book your group rate for New England Music Festival

DIRECTIONS? LOCAL RESTAURANTS?
Directions to Lewis S. Mills High School
Directions from Hartford Marriott Farmington to Lewis S. Mills High School
Local Restaurant Listing

T-SHIRTS?
• T-Shirts on order and shipping soon !

TICKETS?
• Online
and mail orders for tickets are no longer being accepted.
• Tickets will be available at the door.
• Participants will be able to purchase tickets at the festival on Thursday & Friday.
• Tickets purchased by students at the festival will be held at the door under the name given. Pick-up will be prior to each performance.
• Ticket sales and Held Ticket pick-up will open one hour prior to each performance.
• Tickets are $10 for either the Chorus Concert or the Band & Orchestra Concert or $15 for both.

RECORDINGS?
Recording Order Form

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

 

Last modified: July 11 2018.
© 2017 New England Music Festival Association
Graphic and Website Design by Music Festival Software Solutions