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 TENTATIVE SCHEDULE FOR THE CONCERT FESTIVAL. A download version will be available in March.
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
Classrooms
12:30 PM
Choral Remedial Session
TBD
1:30 PM
General Meeting
Auditorium
2:00 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
6:00 PM
Band & Orchestra Rehearsals Resume
Same locations
Director's Forum on Vocal S&E
TBD
6:45 PM
Chorus Rehearsal Resumes
Auditorium
Director's Forum on Instrumental Ensembles
TBD
7:30 PM
Director's Forum on Jazz Ensemble
TBD
8:30 PM
Host Family Meeting
TBD
9:15 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
Conference Room
10:00 AM
Executive Board Meeting
Conference Room
12:00 PM
Chorus Lunch
Cafeteria
12:45 PM
Band & Orchestra Lunch
Cafeteria
12:45 PM
Chorus Rehearsal
Auditorium
1:30 PM
Band & Orchestra Rehearsal
Same locations
2:00 PM
Annual NEMFA Meeting
Conference Room
5:00 PM
Hosts Pickup Students
Gymnasium
6:00 PM
Directors' Reception
TBD
11:00 PM
Curfew
Sleep tight !
Saturday, March 17th
8:00 AM
Directors' Hospitality
Chorus room
8:30 AM
Chorus Dress Rehearsal
Auditorium
10:15 AM
Band Dress Rehearsal
Auditorium
11:45 AM
Orchestra Dress Rehearsal
Auditorium
Band Students change
TBD
1:00 PM
Band & Orchestra Lunch
Cafeteria
1:00 PM
Chorus Students change
TBD
1:30 PM
Chorus Warmups
TBD
1:45 PM
Orchestra Students change
TBD
Chorus Lunch
Cafeteria
2:00 PM
CONCERT
CHORUS
2:45 PM
Band & Orchestra Warmups
Bandroom & Chorus Room
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

TICKETS? T-SHIRTS?
Ticket Order Form
Online Ticket Purchase Site
T-Shirt Order Form

RECORDINGS?
• Info coming

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

 

Last modified: February 18 2018.
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