Music Educators Association of New Jersey

Serving teachers and students since 1927

Sunday, November 19, 2017

34 students performed in the Ragtime Festival at the Morris Museum on November 19th, 2017. The event was a huge success and a wonderful way of sharing the celebratory spirit of the MEA’s 90th Anniversary. Congratulations to all the students, their teachers and the committee for creating such a memorable event!


Ellie & Chloe She Blackberry Rag Martha Meir
Sebastian Soloff New Orleans Jamboree Bill Boyd
Carissa Su Munchkin Rag Wynn-Anne Rossi
Michael Steiger 42nd Street Rag Danette Whelan
Evan Fan Dill Pickles Charles Johnson
Zora Williams Downright Happy Rag Martha Mier
Aviv Cohen Lemons and Limes Cora Calisbury
Isabelle Qi Magnetic Rag Scott Joplin
Nathan Crisci Jump Around Rag Bill Boyd
Gabriel Margolies Jelly Bean Rag Martha Mier
Dominic Tse Maple Leaf Rag Scott Joplin
Ava Augustine Ragtime Do-si-do Martha Mier
Juliette Trumbull Sneaky Business Martha Mier
George Dailey Good Time Rag Martha Mier
Michael Dovano Shreveport Stomp Jelly Roll Morton
Catherine & James Nolan Teasing Rag Martha Meir
Parker Howell Snowflake Rag Nancy Faber
Julia Margolies Summertime Rag James Bastien
Xavier Germain Ragtime Do-si-do Martha Mier
Anika Seshan Good Time Rag Martha Mier
Violet Kasm The Entertainer Scott Joplin, arr. L. Grant
Anya Terry Nashville Rag Catherine Rollin
Jayden Adams St. Louis Rag Jennifer Linn
Kaitlin Knipe Pleasant Moments-Ragtime Waltz Scott Joplin
Katherine Mc Caig Sunflower Slow Drag Scott Joplin, arr. Scott Hayden
Brandon Williams Downright Happy Rag Martha Mier
Emma Zhang Honeysuckle Rag Martha Mier
Ritika & Mahika Calyanakoti Main Street Rag Carol Matz
Charles Love The Mississippi Magpie Rag Eric Baumgartner
Sarah Barber Birmingham Blues Martha Mier
Sophia Augustine Maple Leaf Rag Scott Joplin


Student performers from the studios of Colette Adams, Ruth Kallen, Ruth Kotik, Linda Loria, Marcia Maull, Nancy Modell, Caroline Parker, Yudit Terry, and Tiffany Vuong.

Ruth Pasquariello, Coordinator
Ragtime Festival Team: Bertha Mandel and Nancy Modell

The Music Teachers Association of New Jersey is grateful for the opportunity to present the Guinness Collection to our members, their students and their families.

Special thanks to the Morris Museum
Michele Marinelli - Curator of the Guinness Collection
Jere Ryder - Guinness Collection Conservator