Mason Gross Extension Division Calendar

FALL SEMESTER 2017

Music Classes, and Lessons: 15 Week Semester

  • Semester dates: Wednesday, September 6- Saturday, December 23.
  • Class meeting calendar: please locate your class or lesson in the Google calendar above, click on class name to view class instances.
  • Makeup period: January 2–22, 2017 (excluding vacation dates)
  • Drop-in days: Saturdays, September 23, October 14, and November 11Learn more here.

Dance: 30 Week School Year

  • Full year: Saturday, September 9, 2017- Saturday, May 12, 2018
  • Class meeting calendarplease locate your class in the Google calendar above, click on class name to view class instances.
  • Drop-in days: Saturdays, September 23, October 14, and November 11. Learn more here.

Visual Arts & Digital Filmmaking – 12 Week Semester

  • Semester dates for Visual Arts: Saturday, September 23–Saturday, December 16
  • Semester dates for Digital Filmmaking: Thursday, September 21–December 14
  • Class meeting calendar: visual arts | filmmaking - please locate your class in the Google calendar above, click on class name to view class instances.
  • Makeup period: Saturday, December 23, 2017 and January 6, 2018
  • Drop-in days: Saturdays, September 23, October 14, and November 11. Learn more here.

 

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

Musical Theater: 19 Week Semester

  • Semester dates: Saturday, September 9, 2017–Saturday, January 13, 2018
  • Class meeting calendarclick here.
  • Drop-in days: Saturdays, September 23, October 14, and November 11. Learn more here.

 

Music Together – Fall, Winter, And Spring Semesters.

Music Together, Fall 2017: 10 Week Semester

  • Semester dates: Saturday, September 9–Saturday, November 11, 2017
  • Class meeting calendar: 9/9,9/16,9/23,9/30,10/7,10/14,10/21,10/28,11/4,11/11
  • Makeup date: 11/18
  • Drop-in days: Saturdays, September 23, October 14, November 11. Learn more here.

 

Music Together, Winter 2018: 10 Week Semester

  • Semester dates: Saturday, January 6–Saturday, March 10, 2018
  • Winter session meeting dates: 1/6,1/13,1/20,1/27,2/3,2/10, 2/17,2/24,3/3,3/10,
  • Makeup date: 3/17 makeup
  • Drop-in days: Saturdays, February 10 and March 10. Learn more here.

 

Music Together, Spring 2018: 10 Week Semester

  • Semester dates: Saturday, March 24 – Saturday, June 9, 2017
  • Spring session meeting dates: 3/24,4/7,4/14,4/21,4/28,5/5,5/12,5/19, 6/2,6/9
  • Makeup date: 6/16 makeup
  • Drop-in days:  April 7Learn 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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FALL 2017 SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Rutgers Children’s Choir & Scarlet Singers Auditions to join the choirs during the 2017-18 year: Wednesday, September 13, 2017.  RSVP.
  • Drop-in Days: Saturdays, September 23, October 14, and November 11, 2017. Learn more here.
  • Extension Division Advisory Committee Meetings: Saturday, October 7, 2017, 12-1 p.m.; and Saturday, November 11, 2017, 12-1 p.m. Mortensen Hall Lounge Area, RSVP here.
  • Music at the Museum  Faculty Concert Series: Sundays, October 15, November 12 & December 10; 1:30 p.m. pre-concert forum, 2 -3 p.m. concert; Gallery Tour, 2-2:20 p.m.
  • Woodwind Day:  Sunday, October 22, 2017, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Nicholas Music Center, learn more and register online.
  • Rutgers Youth Jazz Ensemble ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ Workshop & Audition: Tuesday, November 14, 2017,  7-8:30 p.m. Learn more here.
  • American Ballet Theatre Certified School of Ballet Nutcracker Performances with Washington Rock Ballet: Saturday, December 2, 2017, 2 p.m., and Sunday, December 3, 2017, 2 p.m.
  • Rutgers Children’s Choir & Scarlet Singers Winter Concert: Saturday, December 16, 2017, 2 p.m.
  • Extension Division Student Recital Week #1: December 17-22; Sunday, 1 & 3 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 6:30-8 p.m.
  • AVID Media Certification Intensive: January 8-12, 2018, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Learn more.
  • Extension Division Student Recital Week #2: January 10, 11, and 12, 2018, 6:30-8 p.m.; January 13, 2018, 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.; January 14, 2018, 1 p.m., 3 p.m.
  • Extension Division Honors Recital: Saturday, January 20, 2018, 1 p.m., Zimmerli Art Museum, Lower Dodge Gallery
  • Rutgers Children’s Choir & Scarlet Singers Auditions to join the choirs during spring 2018: Wednesday, January 17, 2018, RSVP.
  • Rutgers High School Musical Theater Academy Showcase: January 13, 2018, 1 p.m. 
  • Mason Gross Art Days: Considering Mason Gross for collegiate study? Visit us during one of our Art Days.  Click here for more info. Email Kara Golden at golden19@mgsa.rutgers.edu if you have any questions. 

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SPRING SEMESTER 2018

Music: 15 Week Semester

  • Semester dates: Monday, January 23- Saturday, May 12
  • Class meeting calendarplease locate your class or lesson in the Google calendar above, click on class name to view class instances.
  • Makeup period: May 15–June 11, 2018 (excluding vacation dates)
  • Drop-in days: February 10, March 10, and April 7Learn more here.

Visual Arts & Digital Filmmaking: 12 Week Semester

  • Semester dates: Saturday, February 10– Saturday, May 5
  • Class meeting calendarplease locate your class or lesson in the Google calendar above, click on class name to view class instances.
  • Drop-in days: February 10, March 10, and April 7Learn more here.

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SPRING 2018 SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Extension Division Advisory Committee Meetings: Saturday, February 10, 2018, 12-1 p.m.; and Saturday, March 10, 2018, 12-1 p.m., Mortensen Hall Lounge Area, RSVP here.
  • Music at the Museum Faculty Concert Series: Sundays, February 18, 2018 and March 11, 2018;  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 10, March 10, and April 7, 2018, 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Learn more here.     
  • American Ballet Theater® Day: Saturday, February 3, 2018. Workshops, master classes, and performances featuring ABT faculty and dancers. More information & registration information coming soon.
  • American Ballet Theater® Certified School Exams: Friday, March 23, 2018 and Saturday, March 24, 2018
  • Rutgers Day: Saturday, April 28, 2018: TENTATIVE TIME & PERFORMANCE LOCATION - the Rutgers Children’s Choir & Scarlet Singers (11 a.m., Zimmerli Art Museum), Chamber Music at Mason Gross ensembles (12 p.m., Zimmerli Art Museum), the Rutgers Youth Percussion Ensemble (12:50 p.m. Big 'R Stage, Cook Campus), and the Rutgers Youth Jazz Ensemble (2:20 p.m., Big 'R Stage, Cook Campus) perform.  
  • Rutgers Youth Jazz Ensemble Concert: Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Shindell Choral Hall, Robert E. Mortensen Hall
  • Rutgers Children’s Choir & Scarlet Singers Spring Concert:  Saturday, May 5, 2018, 2 p.m., Nicholas Music Center, Douglass Campus, Rutgers University       
  • Chamber Music at Mason Gross Program Concert: Saturday, May 5, 2018, 2 p.m., Shindell Choral Hall, Robert E. Mortensen Hall
  • American Ballet Theater® Certified School of Ballet Spring Showcase: Saturday, May 12, 2018, 2 p.m.  Location TBA.
  • Percussion Celebration: Saturday, May 19, 2018, 1-4:30 p.m., Shindell Choral Hall
  • Extension Division Student Recital Week #1: May 14-18, 2018, Monday – Friday, 6:30 p.m.
  • Extension Division Student Recital Week #2: May 21-23, 2018, Monday-Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, May 19, 2018, 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.; and Sunday, May 20, 2018, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Extension Division Honors Recital: Saturday, May 19, 2018, 1 p.m., Lower Dodge Gallery, Zimmerli Art Museum

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SUMMER SEMESTER 2018

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 11- Tuesday, August 28
  • Class meeting calendarplease locate your class or lesson in the Google calendar above, click on class name to view class instances.

Visual Arts, Digital Filmmaking & AVID Media Intensive

  • AVID Media Certification Intensive: Monday – Friday, June 18 – 22, 2018, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Anchor2018 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
  • Music Theory & Ear Training Bootcamp
  • Rutgers Summer Dance Conservatory
  • Rutgers Summer Design Intensive                          
  • Rutgers Summer Drawing and Painting Intensive             
  • Rutgers Summer Digital Filmmaking Camp
  • Rutgers Summer Acting Conservatory                   
  • Kids Create

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AnchorREGISTRATION DATES

  • Academic year 2017-18 classes open for registration beginning March 15, 2017.
  • Academic year 2017-18 private lesson priority registration begins June 30, 2017.  Continuing students may register with their same instructor for the coming year.
  • Academic year 2017-18 private lesson open registration begins June 30, 2017.  Instructor schedules are open for new registrations.  
  • Summer camp registration begins: November 1, 2017
  • Summer semester registration begins March 20, 2018
  • Academic Year 2018-19 classes open for registration beginning March 20, 2018.
  • Academic Year 2018-19 private lesson priority registration begins June 30, 2017.  Continuing students may register with their same instructor for the coming year.
  • Academic Year 2018-19 private lesson open registration begins June 30, 2017.  Instructor schedules are open for new registrations.  

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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 7, 2017: no classes or lessons
  • Rosh Hashanah, September 20 and 22, 2017: observant students excused from class
  • Yom Kippur, September 29 & 30, 2017: observant students excused from class
  • Columbus Day, October 9, 2017: classes & lessons are in session
  • Halloween, October 31, 2017: classes & lessons are in session. Rescheduling at the instructor’s discretion.
  • Veterans Day, November 11, 2017: classes & lessons are in session
  • Thanksgiving Break, November 22-25, 2017, no classes or lessons
  • Extension Division Winter Break, December 24, 2017- January 1, 2018: no classes or lessons
  • Martin Luther King Junior Day, January 15, 2018: no regularly scheduled classes or lessons; makeup lessons ARE offered.
  • President’s Day, February 19, 2018: classes & lessons are in session.
  • Easter/ Spring Break, March 31 - April 6, 2018: no classes or lessons
  • Memorial Day Vacation, May 25–28, 2018: no classes or lessons.
  • Independence Day Vacation, July 2–4, 2018: no classes or lessons.


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