Mason Gross Extension Division Calendar

Fall Semester 2016 | Fall & Spring Special Class Schedules | Fall 2016 Special Events | Spring 2017 | Spring 2017 Special Events | Summer 2017 | Summer Camps 2017 | Registration Dates | Holidays & Closures

 

FALL SEMESTER 2016

Music Classes, and Lessons: 15 Week Semester

  • Semester dates: Wednesday, September 7- Friday, December 23; Saturday offerings end January 7, 2017.
  • Class meeting calendar: click here
  • Makeup period: January 3–21, 2017 (excluding vacation dates)
  • Drop-in days: Saturdays, September 17, October 8, and November 12. Learn more here.

Dance: 15 Week Semester

  • Semester dates: Wednesday, September 7–Friday, December 23; Saturday offerings end January 7, 2017.
  • Class meeting calendar: To Be Posted
  • Makeup period: January 3–21, 2017 (excluding vacation dates)
  • Drop-In Days: Saturdays, September 17, October 8, November 12. Learn more here.

Visual Arts & Digital Filmmaking – 12 Week Semester.

  • Semester dates for Visual Arts: Thursday, September 22–Saturday, December 17
  • Semester dates for Digital Filmmaking: Thursday, September 29–December 22
  • Class meeting calendarclick here (please note that Digital Filmmaking dates have yet to be adjusted on this calendar)
  • Makeup period: January 4–22, 2017 (excluding vacation dates)
  • Drop-in days: Saturdays, September 17, October 8, November 12. Learn more here.

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AnchorFALL & SPRING SPECIAL CLASS SCHEDULES
Classes and programs that operate outside of the standard semester schedule.

Musical Theater: 19 Week Semester

  • Semester dates: Saturday, September 10, 2016–Saturday, February 4, 2017
  • Class meeting calendar: click here.
  • Drop-In Days: Saturdays, September 17, October 8, November 12. Learn more here.

 

Music Together – Fall, Winter, And Spring Semesters.

  • Music Together, Fall 2016: 10 Week Semester
  • Semester dates: Saturday, September 10–Saturday, November 19, 2016
  • Class meeting calendar: 9/10; 9/17, 9/24; 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29; 11/5, 11/19
  • Makeup date: Saturday, December 3
  • Drop-in days: Saturdays, September 17, October 8, November 12. Learn more here.

 

  • Music Together, Winter  2017: 10 Week Semester
  • Semester dates: Saturday, January 7–Saturday, March 11, 2017
  • Winter session meeting dates: 1/7; 1/14; 1/21; 1/28; 2/4; 2/11; 2/18; 2/25; 3/4; 3/11
  • Makeup date: 3/18
  • Drop-in days: Saturdays, September 17, October 8, November 12. Learn more here.

 

  • Music Together, Spring 2017: 10 Week Semester
  • Semester dates: Saturday, April 1– Saturday, June 16, 2017
  • Spring session meeting dates: 4/1; 4/8; 4/22, 4/29; 5/6; 5/13; 5/20; 6/3; 6/10, 6/17
  • Makeup date: Saturday, June 24
  • Drop-in daysLearn more here.

 

Rutgers Children’s Choir & Scarlet Singers, and Little Knights.
Please find all Children’s Choir calendar information here.

 

Rutgers Youth Jazz Ensemble Semester
Please find all Rutgers Youth Jazz Ensemble calendar information here.

 

Rutgers Percussion Foundations
Please find all Percussion Foundations calendar information here.

 

Rutgers Youth Percussion Ensemble (20 Week Semester)
Please find all Percussion Ensemble calendar information here.

 

Chamber Music at Mason Gross:
Adult Chamber Music Program, Young Artist Program, Chamber Jazz

Please find all Chamber Music calendar information here.

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AnchorFALL 2016 SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Rutgers Children’s Choir & Scarlet Singers Auditions to join the choirs during the 2016-17 year: Wednesday, September 7, 2016,  Time: 7:30 – 9 p.m.
  • Drop-in Days: Saturdays, September 17, October 8, and November 12, 2016. Learn more here.
  • Extension Division Advisory Committee Meetings: Saturday, October 8, 2016, 12-1 p.m.; and Saturday, November 12, 2016, 12-1 p.m. RSVP here.
  • Music at the Museum  Faculty Concert Series: Sundays, October 16, November 20 & December 11; 1:30 p.m. pre-concert forum, 2 -3 p.m. concert; Gallery Tour, 2-2:20 p.m.
  • Woodwind Day: Sunday, October 23, 2016, 11:15 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Learn more here.
  • Rutgers Children's Choir Little Knights Final Performances: Saturday, November 12, 11 - 11:35 a.m.; Tuesday, November 15 & Wednesday, November 16, 5:15 - 5:50 p.m. 
  • Rutgers Youth Jazz Ensemble ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ Workshop &  Audition: Tuesday, November 15, 2016,  7-8:15 p.m. Learn more here.
  • Rutgers University String Day, Saturday, November 19, 2016, 11:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. Learn more here.
  • Rutgers Youth Percussion Ensemble Workshops & Auditions: Special Techniques WorkshopNovember 19, 2016, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Live auditions, December 3, 2016, 12-2 p.m.; and Mock Audition Workshop, December 10, 2016, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Learn more here.
  • Rutgers Children’s Choir & Scarlet Singers Winter Concert: Saturday, December 17, 2016, 2 p.m.
  • Rutgers Percussion Foundations Concert: December 17, 2016, 12 – 1:30 p.m. 
  • Extension Division Student Recital Week #1: December 18-22; Sunday, 1 & 3 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 6-8 p.m.
  • AVID Media Certification Intensive: January 9-13, 2017, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
  • Extension Division Student Recital Week #2: January 10, 11, and 12, 6-8 p.m.; January 14, 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m., 7 p.m.; January 15, 1 p.m., 3 p.m.
  • Extension Division Honors Recital: Saturday, January 14, 2017, 1 p.m., Lower Dodge Gallery,
  • Rutgers Children’s Choir & Scarlet Singers Auditions to join the choirs during spring 2017: Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 7:30 – 9 p.m.
  • Rutgers High School Musical Theater Academy Tech Week: TBA
  • Rutgers High School Musical Theater Academy Showcase: February 4, 2017, 3 p.m. 
  • Mason Gross Art Days: November 8 and November 9. Click here for more info. Email Kara Golden at golden19@mgsa.rutgers.edu if you have any questions. 

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AnchorSPRING SEMESTER 2017

Music: 15 Week Semester

  • Semester dates: Monday, January 23- Saturday, May 13
  • Class meeting calendar: click here
  • Makeup period: May 15–June 10, 2017 (excluding vacation dates)
  • Drop-in days: February 11, March 11, and April 8Learn more here.

Visual Arts & Digital Filmmaking: 12 Week Semester

  • Semester dates: Thursday, February 9– Saturday, May 6
  • Class meeting calendar: click here
  • Makeup period: May 10-June 3, 2017 (excluding vacation dates)
  • Drop-in days: February 11, March 11, and April 8Learn more here.

Dance: 15 Week Semester

  • Semester dates: Monday, January 23– Saturday, May 13
  • Class meeting calendar: click here
  • Makeup period: May 15- June 10, 2017 (excluding vacation dates)
  • Drop-in days: February 11, March 11, and April 8Learn more here.

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AnchorSPRING 2017 SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Extension Division Advisory Committee Meetings: Saturday, February 11, 2017, 12-1 p.m.; and Saturday, March 11, 2017, 12-1 p.m., RSVP here.
  • Music at the Museum Faculty Concert Series: Sundays, February 19, and March 19;  Time: 1:30 p.m. pre-concert forum, 2 -3 p.m. concert; Gallery Tour, 2-2:20 p.m.
  • Drop-in Days: Saturdays, February 11, March 11, and April 8, 2017, 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Learn more here.     
  • Rutgers Brass Day: Sunday, March 5, 2017, 12-9 p.m.  Learn more here.          
  • Rutgers University Jazz Fest: Saturday, March 11, 2017,  8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. CANCELED
  • American Ballet Theater® Day at Mason Gross: Sunday, March 12, 2017, 1 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • American Ballet Theater® Certified School Exams: Sunday, April 23, 2017,  9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Rutgers Youth Jazz Ensemble Concert: Saturday, April 29, 2017 (During Rutgers Day)
  • Rutgers Day: Saturday, April 29, 2017: Rutgers Children’s Choir & Scarlet Singers, a Rutgers Youth Percussion Ensemble, and Rutgers Youth Jazz Ensemble perform.  Time & location: TBA.
  • Rutgers Children’s Choir & Scarlet Singers Spring Concert: Saturday, May 6, 2017, 2 p.m., Nicholas Music Center
  • Chamber Music at Mason Gross Program Concert: Saturday, May 6, 2017, 1 p.m., Lower Dodge Gallery, Zimmerli Art Museum
  • Royal Conservatory Music Development Program Theory Assessments: Saturday, May 13, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.; Location: Art History Building, room 100 & room 200
  • Rutgers Children’s Choir & Scarlet Singers Auditions to join the choirs for the 2017-18 year: Monday, May 15, 2017, 4:30 – 8 p.m., and Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 4:30 – 8 p.m.
  • Percussion Celebration: Saturday, May 20, 2017 , 12-3 p.m.
  • Royal Conservatory Music Development Practical Performance Exams: Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 8:30 - 5:30 p.m.; Location: Bauer Music Room, Robert E. Mortensen Hall 
  • Extension Division Student Recital Week #1: May 15-19, 2017, Monday – Friday, 6 p.m.
  • Extension Division Student Recital Week #2: May 22-24, 2017, Monday-Wednesday, 6p.m.; Saturday, May 20, 2017, 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.; and Sunday, May 21, 2017, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Extension Division Honors Recital: Saturday, May 20, 2017, 1 p.m. , Lower Dodge Gallery, Zimmerli Art Museum

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AnchorSUMMER SEMESTER 2017

Music Classes & Lessons
Summer private lessons are scheduled a la carte. There are no officially designated makeup periods.  Instructors and students should coordinate schedules to provide needed makeup lessons on an as needed basis.

  • Semester dates: Monday, June 12- Tuesday, August 29
  • Class meeting calendar: click here

Visual Arts, Digital Filmmaking & AVID Media Intensive

  • Semester dates: Monday, August 7– Wednesday, August 23, 2017
  • Class meeting calendar: click here
  • Makeup period: August 18-August 30, 2017 (excluding vacation dates)
  • AVID Media Certification Intensive: June 26-30, 2017 (M-F),10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

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Anchor2017 SUMMER CAMPS, INSTITUTES, AND INTENSIVES
Please find summer calendar, program, and application information here.

  • Rutgers Symphonic Band & Chamber Music Camp                           
  • Rutgers Summer Jazz Institute                                                                                  
  • The American String Teacher’s Association of New Jersey Chamber Music Institute at Rutgers University
  • Rutgers Summer Design Intensive                          
  • Rutgers Summer Drawing and Painting Intensive             
  • Rutgers Summer Media Art
  • Rutgers Summer Digital Filmmaking Camp
  • Rutgers Summer Acting Conservatory                   
  • Kids Create
  • Music Theory & Ear Training Bootcamp

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AnchorREGISTRATION DATES

  • Fall semester open registration begins: March 15, 2016
  • Spring semester open registration begins: November 16, 2016
  • Summer camp registration begins: October 15, 2016
  • Summer semester and fall 2017 semester open registration begins: March 15, 2017

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Anchor2016 HOLIDAYS AND CLOSURES
The Mason Gross Extension Division Operating Status Page will list unanticipated closures (weather, and emergencies).

  • Labor Day, September 5, 2016: no classes or lessons
  • Rosh Hashanah, October 3 & 4, 2016: observant students excused from class
  • Columbus Day, October 10, 2016: classes & lessons are in session
  • Yom Kippur, October 11 & 12, 2016: observant students excused from class
  • Halloween, October 31, 2016: classes & lessons are in session. Rescheduling at the instructor’s discretion.
  • Veterans Day, November 11, 2016: classes & lessons are in session
  • Thanksgiving Break, November 23-27, 2016, no classes or lessons
  • Extension Division Winter Break, December 24, 2016- January 2, 2017: no classes or lessons

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2017 HOLIDAYS/CLOSURES
The Mason Gross Extension Division Operating Status Page will list unanticipated closures (weather, and emergencies).

  • New Year’s Day observed, January 2, 2017:  no classes or lessons.
  • Martin Luther King Junior Day, January 16, 2017: no regularly scheduled classes or lessons; makeup lessons ARE offered.
  • President’s Day, February 20, 2017: classes & lessons are in session.
  • Easter/ Spring Break, April 14–20, 2017: no classes or lessons.
  • Memorial Day Vacation, May 26–29, 2017: no classes or lessons.
  • Independence Day Vacation, July 2–4, 2017: no classes or lessons.


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