Music Educators Association of New Jersey

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MEA Calendar Archive
2024
May
May
19
Annual Piano Competition Winners' Recital

3PM; Leshowitz Hall (in Chapin Hall), Montclair State University, Montclair

May
16
MEA Presents...Vanessa Cornett - Performance Anxiety Management for Musicians

10:30AM (Note time change); via Zoom only

May
9
Board Meeting
10AM; via Zoom
May
7
Scherzo Club
10AM; Home of Cinder LeDell, Basking Ridge
May
5
Annual Piano Competition
County College of Morris, Randolph
May
5
Student Recital
2PM or/and 3:15PM; First Presbyterian Church, Stirling. Check with Studentrecitals@mea-nj.org one week before the recital date for the exact time.
May
1
College and Camp Applications Deadline
Apply online or download forms from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.
April
Apr.
28
Original Composition Festival
3PM; St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Morristown
Apr.
21
Student Recital Registration Deadline for May 5 Recital
Register online or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.
Apr.
18
MEA Presents...Jed Distler - From Ragtime to Avant-Garde: A History of Jazz Piano

10AM; In-person and via Zoom; Elefante Music, 1790 Springfield Ave., New Providence

Apr.
11
Board Meeting
10AM; via Zoom
Apr.
9
Original Composition Festival Registration Deadline

Register online from your Member Homepage.

Apr.
7
Student Recital
2PM or/and 3:15PM; First Presbyterian Church, Stirling. Check with Studentrecitals@mea-nj.org one week before the recital date for the exact time.
Apr.
4
Composers' Corner
12 noon; Host, Nancy Modell, Springfield; In-person and Zoom
Apr.
2
Scherzo Club
10AM; Steinway Piano Gallery, Paramus
Apr.
1
Registration Deadline for Annual Piano Competition

Register online from your Member Homepage.

Apr.
1
The Glissando Submission Deadline for May Issue
March
Mar.
24
Student Recital Registration Deadline for April 7 Recital
Register online or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.
Mar.
21
MEA Presents...Mikhail Voskresensky - Teachers' Master Class
10AM; In-person and via Zoom; Elefante Music, 1790 Springfield Ave., New Providence
Mar.
14
Board Meeting
10AM; via Zoom
Mar.
10
Eric Steiner Original Composition Competition Registration Deadline
Registration is only available online from your Member Homepage.
Mar.
7
Composers' Corner
11:30AM; Host, Dan Crisci, Maplewood; In-person and Zoom
Mar.
5
Scherzo Club
10AM; Home of Yelena Rybalskaya, Iselin
Mar.
3
Student Recital
2PM or/and 3:15PM; First Presbyterian Church, Stirling. Check with Studentrecitals@mea-nj.org one week before the recital date for the exact time.
Mar.
1
Theory Registration March 1 - 21
Register online from your Member Homepage or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.
Mar.
1
Annual Piano Auditions Registration March 1 - 31
<p>Log into the Auditions portal on your Member Homepage.</p>
Mar.
1
Membership Dues Deadline for Annual Piano Auditions and Original Composition Festival Registration
Membership Dues must be paid in order to register students for the Annual Piano Auditions and Original Composition Festival.
February
Feb.
18
Student Recital Registration Deadline for March 3 Recital
Register online or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.
Feb.
15
MEA Presents...Victor Rosenbaum - The Perils of Practice: And How to Make Practice More Purposeful and Productive
10AM; via Zoom only
Feb.
8
Board Meeting
10AM; via Zoom
Feb.
6
Scherzo Club
Home of Anna Katznelson, Clifton
Feb.
4
Student Recital
2PM or/and 3:15PM; First Presbyterian Church, Stirling. Check with Studentrecitals@mea-nj.org one week before the recital date for the exact time.
Feb.
1
Membership Dues Deadline for Eric Steiner Composition Competition Registration
Membership Dues must be paid in order to register students for the Eric Steiner Composition Competition.
Feb.
1
MEA Professisonal Connection
10AM; via Zoom. Meet with colleagues for an open forum discussion on teaching related topics.
January
Jan.
25
Composers' Corner
11AM; Location TBA and via Zoom
Jan.
21
Student Recital Registration Deadline for February 4 Recital
Register online or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.
Jan.
18
MEA Presents...Lisa Yui - Piano Music by Composers from Asia
10AM; via Zoom only
Jan.
11
Board Meeting
10AM; via Zoom
2023
December
Dec.
15
Membership Dues Deadline for Annual Piano Competition Registration
Membership Dues must be paid in order to register students for the Annual Piano Competition.
Dec.
14
Board Meeting
10AM; via Zoom
Dec.
5
Scherzo Club
10AM; Home of Rebecca Eng, West Orange
Dec.
1
The Glissando Submission Deadline for January Issue
November
Nov.
30
Composers' Corner
11:30AM; Home of Cinder LeDell, Basking Ridge and via Zoom
Nov.
19
Student Recital
2PM or/and 3:15PM; First Presbyterian Church, Stirling. Check with Studentrecitals@mea-nj.org one week before the recital date for the exact time.
Nov.
16
MEA Presents...Jerome Lowenthal - Phrasing & Expressivity in Piano Playing
10AM; In-person and via Zoom; Elefante Music, 1790 Springfield Ave., New Providence
Nov.
12
Honors Recital
Randolph Performing Arts Center
Nov.
9
Board Meeting
10AM; via Zoom
Nov.
7
Scherzo Club
10AM; Home of Jackie Schiller-Audi, Paramus
Nov.
5
Honors Recital Auditions
County College of Morris, Randolph
Nov.
5
Student Recital Registration Deadline for November 19 Recital
Register online or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.
October
Oct.
27
MEA Professional Connection
10AM; via Zoom
Oct.
26
Composers' Corner
11AM; Home of Nancy Modell, Springfield and via Zoom
Oct.
22
Student Recital
2PM or/and 3:15PM; First Presbyterian Church, Stirling. Check with Studentrecitals@mea-nj.org one week before the recital date for the exact time.
Oct.
22
Honors Recital Registration Deadline
Registration is only available online from your Member HomepageInteractive Documents.
Oct.
19
MEA Presents...Eduardus Halim - Goyescas by Granados
10AM; In-person and via Zoom; Elefante Music, 1790 Springfield Ave., New Providence
Oct.
12
Board Meeting
10AM; via Zoom
Oct.
8
Student Recital Registration Deadline for October 22 Recital
Register online or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.
Oct.
3
Scherzo Club
10AM; Lindeblad Piano Showroom, Pine Brook
Oct.
1
Theory Registration October 1 - 21
Register online from your Member Homepage or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.
September
Sep.
21
MEA Presents...54th Annual Piano Competition “Essentially Etudes”
10AM; In-person and via Zoom; Lindeblad School of Music, Pine Brook
Sep.
14
Board Meeting
10AM; via Zoom
August
Aug.
1
The Glissando Submission Deadline for September Issue
June
June
18
Annual Piano Auditions Video Submissions Deadline
June
15
Board Meeting
10 AM; Online
June
8
MEA Presents... Aaron Wunsch - Young Artist Master Class
10:30 AM; Online AND in-person; Elefante Music, 1790 Springfield Ave., New Providence
June
4
Annual Piano Audition 6/4, 11
Lindeblad School of Music, Pine Brook. Register online from your Member Homepage.
June
3
Young Artist Master Class Auditions
County College of Morris, Randolph
June
3
Annual Piano Auditions 6/3, 4,10, 11
County College of Morris, Randolph. Register online from your Member Homepage.
May
May
25
Composers' Corner
10:15 AM
May
21
Annual Piano Auditions
County College of Morris, Randolph. Register online from your Member Homepage.
May
21
Annual Piano Competition WInners' Recital
3 PM; Leshowitz Hall at Montclair State University
May
18
MEA Presents... Ingrid Clarfield - Creative Ways to Encourage Proper Preparation
10:30 AM; Online AND in-person; Chase Room, Madison Library
May
11
Board Meeting
10 AM; Online
May
7
Student Recital
2 PM or/and 3:15 PM; First Presbyterian Church, Stirling. Check with Studentrecitals@mea-nj.org one week before the recital date for the exact time.
May
7
Annual Piano Competition
Country College of Morris, Randolph
May
2
Scherzo Club
10 AM; Location TBA
May
1
College and Summer Camp Applications Deadline
Apply online or download forms from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.
April
Apr.
30
Original Composition Festival
3 PM; Randolph Performing Arts Center
Apr.
27
Composers' Corner
10:15 AM
Apr.
20
MEA Presents...Carol Ann Aicher - What Motivates Students to Practice?
10:30 AM; Online AND in-person; New Jersey Youth Symphony, 570 Central Ave., New Providence
Apr.
16
Student Recital Registration Deadline for May 7 Recital
Register online or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.read more »
Apr.
13
Board Meeting
10 AM; Online
Apr.
9
Original Composition Festival Registration Deadline
Register online or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.
Apr.
4
Scherzo Club
10 AM; Location TBA
Apr.
2
Student Recital
2 PM or/and 3:15 PM; First Presbyterian Church, Stirling. Check with Studentrecitals@mea-nj.org one week before the recital date for the exact time.
Apr.
1
The Glissando Submission Deadline for May Issue
Apr.
1
Annual Piano Competition Registration Deadline
Registration is only available online from your Member Homepage.
March
Mar.
31
Annual Piano Auditions Registration Deadline
Mar.
31
Young Artist Master Class Auditions Registration Deadline
Mar.
30
Composers' Corner
10:15 AM; Dan Crisci, host
Mar.
19
Student Recital Registration Deadline for April 2 Recital
Register online or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.read more »
Mar.
16
MEA Presents...Jerome Rose - Teachers' Master Class
10:30 AM; Online AND in-person; New Jersey Youth Symphony, 570 Central Ave., New Providence
Mar.
9
Board Meeting
10 AM; Online
Mar.
8
Eric Steiner Original Composition Competition Registration Deadline
Registration is only available online from your Member Homepage.
Mar.
7
Scherzo Club
10 AM; Location TBA
Mar.
5
Student Recital
2 PM or/and 3:15 PM; First Presbyterian Church, Stirling. Check with Studentrecitals@mea-nj.org one week before the recital date for the exact time.
Mar.
1
Theory Registration March 1 - 21
Register online from your Member Homepage or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.
Mar.
1
Annual Piano Auditions Registration 3/1 - 3/31
Register online from your Member Homepage.
February
Feb.
23
Composers' Corner
12:00 PM; Host: Nancy Modell, Springfield
Feb.
19
Student Recitals
2 PM and/or 3:15 PM; First Presbyterian Church, Stirling. Check with Studentrecitals@mea-nj.org one week before the recital date for the exact time.
Feb.
19
Student Recital Registration Deadline for March 5 Recital
Register online or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.read more »
Feb.
16
General Meeting: Jed Distler - Twenty Questions for Jed Distler
11:30 AM; Online ONLY
Feb.
9
Board Meeting
10 AM; Online
Feb.
7
Scherzo Club
10 AM; Location TBA
Feb.
5
Student Recital Registration Deadline for February 19 Recital
Register online or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.read more »
January
Jan.
29
Fireside Chat
7:30 PM; Online
Jan.
19
General Meeting: Danette Whelan, Laura Amoriello, Fernanda Nieto - How Mindfulness Can Revitalize Your Teaching
11:00 AM; Online ONLY
Jan.
12
Board Meeting
10 AM; Online
Jan.
10
Scherzo Club
10 AM; Iselin NJ
2022
December
Dec.
8
Board Meeting
10 AM; Online
Dec.
6
Scherzo Club
10 AM; Location TBA
Dec.
1
The Glissando Submission Deadline for January Issue
Dec.
1
Composers' Corner
10:15 AM; Hybrid Meeting; Host: Danette Whelan
November
Nov.
20
Student Recital
2 PM or/and 3:15 PM; Madison Library. Check with Studentrecitals@mea-nj.org one week before the recital date for the exact time.
Nov.
17
General Meeting: Daniel Epstein - A Different Approach to Memorizing at the Keyboard
9:45 AM; Online AND in-person at Madison Library
Nov.
13
Honors Recital
Performing Arts Center at the Music Den, Randolph
Nov.
10
Board Meeting
10 AM; Online
Nov.
6
Student Recital Registration Deadline for November 20 Recital
Register online or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.
Nov.
6
Honors Recital
In-person auditions; County College of Morris, Randolph
Nov.
1
Scherzo Club
10 AM; Location TBA
October
Oct.
27
Composers' Corner
10:15 AM; Hybrid Meeting; Host: Nancy Modell
Oct.
23
Student Recital
2 PM or/and 3:15 PM; Madison Library. Check with Studentrecitals@mea-nj.org one week before the recital date for the exact time.
Oct.
23
Honors Recital Application Deadline
Apply online from your Member Homepage.
Oct.
20
General Meeting: Magdalena Baczewska - Progressive Journey through Bach's Pedagogy
9:45 AM; Online AND in-person at Madison Library
Oct.
13
Board Meeting
10 AM; Online
Oct.
9
Student Recital Registration Deadline for October 23 Recital
Register online or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.
Oct.
4
Scherzo Club
10 AM; Lindeblad Piano Showroom, 101 US Highway 46, Pine Brook
Oct.
1
Theory Registration October 1 - 21
Register online from your Member Homepage or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.
September
Sep.
29
Composers' Corner
10:15 AM
Sep.
15
General Meeting: Annual Piano Competition - Character Pieces
9:45 AM; Online AND in-person at Madison Library
Sep.
8
Board Meeting
10 AM; Online
June
June
19
Video Submission Deadline for Annual Piano Auditions - Virtual Adjudication
June
16
Board Meeting
10 AM; Madison Library History Room
June
12
Annual Piano Auditions May 22, June 4, 5, 11, 12 + Virtual Deadline June 19
June
11
Annual Piano Auditions May 22, June 4, 5, 11, 12 + Virtual Deadline June 19
June
9
General Meeting: Douglas Humphreys
9:45 AM; Madison Library Chase Auditorium; Young Artist Master Class
June
7
Scherzo Club
10 AM; Location TBA
June
5
Annual Piano Auditions May 22, June 4, 5, 11, 12 + Virtual Deadline June 19
June
4
Annual Piano Auditions May 22, June 4, 5, 11, 12 + Virtual Deadline June 19
May
May
26
Composers' Corner
10:15 AM; Hybrid meeting held in the Chase Room at Madison Library. Nancy Modell, host
May
22
Annual Piano Auditions May 22, June 4, 5, 11, 12 + Virtual Deadline June 19
May
19
General Meeting: Adam Kent
9:45 AM; Madison Library Chase Auditorium: Mozart in Vienna: The Fantasy and Sonata in C Minor, K. 475/457
May
15
Annual Piano Competition Winners' Recital
2 PM; Montclair State University, Leshowitz Hall, Montclair
May
12
Board Meeting
10 AM; Madison Library History Room
May
3
Scherzo Club
10 AM; Location TBA
May
1
Original Composition Festival
3 PM; Performing Arts Center at the Music Den, Randolph
May
1
Student Recitals
2 PM or/and 3:15 PM; Madison Library Chase Auditorium. Check with Studentrecitals@mea-nj.org one week before the recital date for the exact time.
April
Apr.
28
Composers' Corner
10:15 AM; RSVP to Judy Kessler at brunettelox@aol.com
Apr.
24
Annual Piano Competition Auditions
County College of Morris, Randolph
Apr.
21
General Meeting: Victor Rosenbaum
9:45 AM; Madison Library Chase Auditorium; What it Takes to Make Music and the Role of Inspiration
Apr.
17
Student Recitals Registration Deadline for May 1 Recitals
Register online or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.
Apr.
14
Board Meeting
10 AM; Online
Apr.
5
Scherzo Club
10 AM; Home of Anna Katznelson, Clifton
Apr.
3
Student Recitals
2 PM or/and 3:15 PM; Madison Library Chase Auditorium. Check with Studentrecitals@mea-nj.org one week before the recital date for the exact time.
March
Mar.
31
Original Composition Festival Registration Deadline
Register online or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.
Mar.
31
Composers' Corner
10:15 AM; Online; Dan Crisci, Host
Mar.
31
Annual Piano Auditions Registration Closes
Registrations received after March 31 are subject to a $10 late fee. There is a $20 change fee for any schedule changes.
Mar.
21
MEA Theory Registration Deadline
Mar.
20
Student Recitals Application Deadline for April 3 Recitals
Register online or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version. Please note change of deadline date.
Mar.
17
General Meeting: Eduardus Halim
9:45 AM; Madison Library Chase Auditorium; Teachers' Master Class
Mar.
10
Board Meeting
10 AM; Madison Library History Room
Mar.
6
Student Recitals
2 PM or/and 3:15 PM; Madison Library Chase Auditorium. Check with Studentrecitals@mea-nj.org one week before the recital date for the exact time.
Mar.
6
Virtual Annual Piano Auditions Deadline for
Mar.
5
Annual Piano Competition Registration Deadline
Register online from your Member Homepage.
Mar.
1
Theory Registration March 1 - 21
Register online from your Member Homepage or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.
Mar.
1
Scherzo Club
10 AM; Location TBA
Mar.
1
Membership Dues Deadline for Annual Piano Auditions and Original Composition Festival Registration
Membership Dues must be paid in order to register students for the Annual Piano Auditions and the Original Composition Festival.
Mar.
1
Eric Steiner Composition Competition Registration Deadline
Registration is only available online from your Member Homepage.
Mar.
1
Annual Piano Auditions Registration March 1 - 31
Register online from your Member Homepage/Audition Portal.
February
Feb.
24
Composers' Corner
10:15 AM; Online; Judy Kessler, Host
Feb.
20
Student Recitals Registration Deadline for March 6 Recitals
Register online or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.
Feb.
17
General Meeting: Kathleen Supove
9:45 AM; Online; Pandemic Postdate: Return to Romanticism and the Eclectic
Feb.
10
Board Meeting
10 AM; Online
Feb.
6
Student Recitals
2 PM or/and 3:15 PM; Madison Library Chase Auditorium. Check with Studentrecitals@mea-nj.org one week before the recital date for the exact time.
Feb.
1
Scherzo Club
10 AM; Location TBA
January
Jan.
27
Composers' Corner
10:15 AM; Location TBA
Jan.
23
Student Recitals Application Deadline for February 6 Recitals
Register online or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.
Jan.
20
General Meeting: Peter Takacs
9:45 AM; Online; Rhythm: The Heartbeat of Music
Jan.
13
Board Meeting
10 AM; Online
2021
December
Dec.
9
Board Meeting
10 AM; Online
Dec.
7
Scherzo Club
10 AM; Lindeblad Piano Showroom, Pine Brook
Dec.
2
Composers' Corner
10:15 AM; Online; Danette Whelan host
November
Nov.
21
Student Recitals
2 PM or/and 3:15 PM; Madison Library Chase Auditorium. Check with Studentrecitals@mea-nj.org one week before the recital date for the exact time.
Nov.
18
General Meeting: Claudia Knafo
9:45 AM; Madison Library Chase Auditorium; Piano Gems from the Southern Hemisphere
Nov.
14
Honors Recital
Performing Arts Center at the Music Den, Randolph
Nov.
11
Board Meeting
10 AM; Madison Library History Room
Nov.
7
Student Recitals Application Deadline for November 21 Recitals
Register online or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.
Nov.
2
Scherzo Club
10 AM; Home of Rebecca Eng, West Orange
Nov.
1
Honors Recital Audition Video Submission Deadline
October
Oct.
28
Composers' Corner
12 NOON; Online; RSVP to host Dr. Patricio Molina at pmolinak@gmail.com.
Oct.
24
Honors Recital Application Deadline
Apply online from your Member Homepage.
Oct.
21
General Meeting: Members of the Annual Piano Competition Committee
9:45 AM; Madison Library Chase Auditorium; Music, She Wrote
Oct.
17
Student Recitals
2 PM or/and 3:15 PM; Madison Library Chase Auditorium. Check with Studentrecitals@mea-nj.org one week before the recital date for the exact time.
Oct.
14
Board Meeting
10 AM; Online
Oct.
5
Scherzo Club
10 AM; Lindeblad Piano Showroom, Pine Brook
Oct.
3
Student Recitals Application Deadline for October 17 Recitals
Register online or download form from Forms/Downloads for mail in version.
September
Sep.
30
Composers' Corner
10:15 AM; Online; Cinder LeDell Host
Sep.
23
General Meeting: Annual Piano Competition Committee
9:45 AM; Madison Library Chase Auditorium; Annual Piano Competition Committee members perform Solos and Duets from the 2022 Syllabus
Sep.
9
Board Meeting
10 AM; Online
August
Aug.
1
The Glissando Submission Deadline for September Issue