Mason Gross Extension Division Calendar

FALL SEMESTER 2018

Music Classes, and Lessons: 13 Week Semester / 30 Full Year

  • Semester dates: Wednesday, September 5 - Saturday, December 8.
  • 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, 2019 (excluding vacation dates)

Dance: 30 Week School Year

  • Full year: TBD
  • Class meeting calendar: please locate your class in the Google calendar above, click on class name to view class instances.

Visual Arts & Digital Filmmaking – 12 Week Semester

  • Semester dates for Visual Arts: Saturday, September 22 – Saturday, December 15
  • Semester dates for Digital Filmmaking: January 7 – 11, 2019
  • Class meeting calendarvisual arts | filmmaking - please locate your class in the Google calendar above, click on class name to view class instances.

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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 & Percussion Foundations
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 2018 SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Rutgers Children’s Choir & Scarlet Singers Auditions to join the choirs during the 2018-19 year: Wednesday, September 12, 2018.  RSVP.
  • Drop-in Days: Saturdays, September 22, October 20, and November 17, 2018 Learn more here
  • Music at the Museum Faculty Concert Series: Sundays, October 21, November 11, and December 9, 2018.
  • Mid-Semester Performance Festival: Saturday, October 27, 2018, 3 p.m., Shindell Choral Hall. 
  • Woodwind Day:  Sunday, October 28, 2018, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Nicholas Music Center, learn more and register online.
  • Rutgers Youth Jazz Ensemble ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ Workshop & Audition: Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Learn more here.
  • Rutgers Children’s Choir & Scarlet Singers Winter Concert: Saturday, December 15, 2018, 2 p.m.
  • AVID Media Certification Intensive: January 7-11, 2019, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Learn more.
  • Rutgers Children’s Choir & Scarlet Singers Auditions to join the choirs during spring 2019: Wednesday, January 9, 2019, RSVP.
  • Rutgers High School Musical Theater Academy Showcase: December 22, 2018
  • ARThaus Academy Exhibit: TBA, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Civic Square Building, room 422.
  • 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 2019

Music: 17 Week Semester / 30 Full Year

  • Semester dates: Wednesday, January 23 - Tuesday, May 14

  • Class meeting calendar: please locate your class or lesson in the Google calendar above, click on the class name to view class instances.

  • Makeup period: May 16 – June 10, 2019 (excluding vacation dates)

Visual Arts & Digital Filmmaking: 12 Week Semester

  • Semester dates:

  • Visual arts - Saturday, February 2 – Saturday, April 27

  • Class meeting calendar: please locate your class or lesson in the Google calendar above, click on the class name to view class instances.

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SPRING 2019 SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Music at the Museum Faculty Concert Series:
  • Drop-in Days: Saturdays, January 26, February 16, and March 23, 2019, 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Learn more here.     
  • American Ballet Theater® Day: Saturday, TBA. Workshops, master classes, and performances featuring ABT faculty and dancers. Learn more.
  • Mid-Semester Performance Festival: Saturday, March 16, 2019, 3 p.m., Shindell Choral Hall. 
  • American Ballet Theater® Certified School Exams: TBA
  • Rutgers Day: Saturday, April 27, 2019: 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.  
  • Chamber Music at Mason Gross Program Concert: Sunday, May 5, 2019, 5 p.m., Schare Recital Hall, Marryott Music Building
  • Rutgers Youth Jazz Ensemble Concert: Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Shindell Choral Hall, Robert E. Mortensen Hall
  • Rutgers Children’s Choir & Scarlet Singers Spring Concert:  Saturday, May 4, 2019, 2 p.m., Nicholas Music Center, Douglass Campus, Rutgers University       
  • Royal Conservatory Music Development Program Music Performance Assessments: TBA
  • American Ballet Theater® Certified School of Ballet Spring Showcase: Saturday, May 11, 2019, 2 p.m.  Location Loree Dance Theatre.(subject to change)
  • Percussion Celebration: Saturday, June 1, 2019, 1-4 p.m., Shindell Choral Hall(subject to change) learn more.
  • Extension Division Student Recitals:  TBA
  • Extension Division Honors Recital: TBA

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SUMMER SEMESTER 2019

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 10- Tuesday, August 27, 2019
  • Class meeting calendar: please locate your class or lesson in the Google calendar above; click on the class name to view class instances.

Art & Design, Digital Filmmaking & AVID Media Intensive

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

Anchor2019 SUMMER CAMPS, INSTITUTES, AND INTENSIVES
Please find summer calendar, program, and application information here.  Offerings subject to change.

CHILDREN'S ART IMMERSION CAMP

  • Kids Create

MUSIC

  • Rutgers Symphonic Band & Chamber Music Camp        
  • Rutgers Choral Music Camp                  
  • Rutgers Summer Jazz Institute    
  • Rutgers Oboe Reed Making Intensive                                                                             
  • The American String Teacher’s Association of New Jersey Chamber Music Institute at Rutgers University
  • Music Theory & Ear Training Bootcamp

DANCE & THEATER

  • Rutgers Summer Dance Conservatory
  • Rutgers Summer Acting Conservatory 

ART & DESIGN   

  • Rutgers Summer Design Intensive
  • Rutgers Summer Animation Intensive                         
  • Rutgers Summer Drawing and Painting Intensive             
  • Rutgers Summer Digital Filmmaking Camp
  • AVID Media Composer Intensive

 

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AnchorREGISTRATION DATES

  • Academic year 2018-19 classes open for registration beginning March 15, 2018.
  • Academic year 2018-19 private lesson priority registration begins March 15, 2018.  Continuing students may register with their same instructor for the coming year.
  • Academic year 2018-19 private lesson open registration begins May 1, 2018.  Instructor schedules become open for new student registrations.  
  • Spring 2019 private lesson open registration begins November 27, 2018. Instructor schedules become open for new student registrations.  Continuing students will have priority registration until this time.
  • Summer camp registration begins: December 15, 2018
  • Summer semester registration begins April 15, 2019
  • Academic Year 2019-20 classes open for registration beginning April 15, 2019.
  • Academic Year 2019-20 private lesson priority registration begins April 15, 2019.  Continuing students may register with their same instructor for the coming year.
  • Academic Year 2019-20 private lesson open registration begins May 1, 2019.  Instructor schedules become open for new student registrations.  

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

  • Labor Day, September 3, 2018: no classes or lessons
  • Rosh Hashanah, September 9 and 11, 2018: observant students excused from class
  • Yom Kippur, September 18 & 19, 2018: observant students excused from class
  • Columbus Day, October 8, 2018: classes & lessons are in session
  • Halloween, October 31, 2018: classes & lessons are in session. Rescheduling at the instructor’s discretion.
  • Duwali, November 7, 2018:  observant students excused from class
  • Veterans Day, November 11, 2018: classes & lessons are in session
  • Thanksgiving Break, November 21-25, 2018, no classes or lessons
  • Extension Division Winter Break, December 23, 2018- January 1, 2019: no classes or lessons
  • Martin Luther King Junior Day, January 21, 2019: no regularly scheduled classes or lessons
  • President’s Day, February 18, 2019: classes & lessons are in session.
  • Easter/ Spring Break, April 20 - April 26, 2019: no classes or lessons
  • Memorial Day Vacation, May 24–27, 2019: no classes or lessons.
  • Independence Day Vacation, July 4–6, 2019: no classes or lessons.

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