Performance Clubs

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Performance Clubs



Drama Club
Mrs. Presuto and Mrs. Baker
Meetings are generally from 3:15 - 4:30 but depending upon need and scheduling meetings may be added and times may be changed ; 2-3 afternoons a week depending upon need and scheduling -- some weekend meetings to build sets -- see schedule when posted after final auditions ; September.

This year's Drama Club will be performing the beloved story Charlotte's Web, E. B. White. Auditions will be the week of September 18-22 and rehearsals start the following week, September 25th. In addition to actors to performing all roles in the play, students will works to create costumes, props, and sets and assist in lighting and sound. The performance dates are currently set for early December.

HMS "ShakesPeer" Society
Mrs. Simons
TBD ; Twice a week (days TBD by student responses) ; late September

discuss and perform an ambitious variety of William Shakespeare’s texts, culminating in their performances at The NJ Shakespeare Festival’s "Shakespearience: 2018" and the Teen Arts Festival. In November, they will host visiting 4th graders at "symPOEsium", during which all will celebrate Edgar Allan Poe's work. In May, they will host visiting 4th graders at the "Bard in the Boro" festival and then culminate with a “Family and Friends Night” in June.

Intermediate Region Band
Mrs. Coates
Before school ; Twice weekly ; October

Intermediate Region Band is open to any 7th or 8th grade student who is currently taking private lessons on their instrument. In order to be accepted into this group, there is an audition process that involves learning all major scales, a solo, and being able to sight read. This organization is run through Central Jersey Music Educator's Association and auditions and all rehearsals are held at different schools throughout central jersey. Audition materials can be obtained through the student's private teacher or by Mrs. Coates.

Jazz Ensemble
Mrs. Coates and Mrs. Ciacciarelli
Before school ; Twice weekly ; November

Jazz Ensemble is open to all 7th and 8th grade band students enrolled in the middle school band program. Jazz Ensemble consists of saxophone, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, guitar, and drum set players. Audition material will be handed out in late October - auditions will be held at the end of November.

MTT Pit Band
Mrs. Coates
After school and on Saturdays ; Twice weekly ; December

MTT Pit Band performs the music for the school's musical. Pit band is open to any Wind Ensemble student. Audition requirements and details will be discussed in December.

Musical Theatre Troupe
Mrs.Szabo
After school until 5:15 and Saturdays until 2:00 ; Three times per week ; November

Musical Theatre Troupe provides students with the opportunity to perform a full scale musical on the HMS stage. Singers, actors, dancers, musicians, crew and tech are needed to create and perform a musical production.

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