2022 Grade 5-9 Performance Readiness Workshops

2022 Grade 5-9 Performance Readiness Workshops

Registration for our 5th – 9th Grade

Performance Readiness Workshops (PRW) is Open!!

Registration Deadline is MARCH 1ST!

NMEA Workshop flyer (2)

Who are these workshops for?

  • Music students of any ability in grades 5-9 wishing to either perform or audit (students are welcome whether or not they have ever done a NYSSMA solo).
  • NMEA members

What are these workshops exactly?

Interactive personalized workshops tailored to student ability levels. Workshops will take place via Zoom. Topics to be covered include:

  • Brief Performance by Clinician
  • Skill building:Practice techniques, Sight Reading/Singing, Instrument Specific Technique
  • Performance Preparation:Auditions, NYSSMA solos, school ensemble literature, and more!
  • **Please note, these are not master classes. These workshops have been designed to be as interactive as possible- student performance is encouraged! Number of students in each workshop will depend on registration and clinician availability.**
  • Teachers may audit these workshops at no cost and receive PD hours. If you would like to audit a workshop, click HERE

When are they? Weekend of March 11th – 13th, 2022

  • Students will be assigned a specific date and time slot (registration dependent).
  • Sessions will run approximately 60 – 90 minutes.
  • Students will be assigned a workshop time based on school grade and ability level.
  • Links will be sent to teachers/students/parents approximately one-two weeks before the event.

How do I sign up?

  • Teachers must register students via nassaumusic.org
  • Teachers may register as many students as they wish (please consult your music director before doing so, especially if your district will be covering registration fees for students).
  • Teachers must be registered NMEA members.
  • NYSSMA participation is not a prerequisite.
  • Register any students you think would appreciate this experience! This is an opportunity to include your advanced students as well as your dedicated students who may not have normally participated in All County.
  • Registration Fee: $20.00 per student. 
  • Invoices will be generated automatically by district and will be viewable by district directors.
  • Fees can be paid through BOCES Arts in Ed and are aid-able.
  • Students will be asked to complete a commitment form.

Want your students to participate? Here’s what you need to do!

  • Share and post our informational flyer.
  • Logon to the members only area of our webpage (www.nassaumusic.org) and make sure your membership is renewed.
  • On the left tool bar, click on Student Nominations -> Nominate: Performance Readiness Workshop –> Division 5-9
  • Download and distribute blank commitment form. for each student, enter student/parent information, and upload the completed student commitment form.


  • Tuesday March 1st, 2022 11:59 p.m.– Nominations AND completed commitment forms due on nassaumusic.org
  • Students will receive their time slot and zoom link one-two weeks prior to event.

Students who participate will receive certificates!

We hope you and your students will take advantage of this opportunity!