Our Mission
Nassau Suffolk Performing Arts is a non-profit organization which was founded in 1994 in order to provide talented student musicians from across Long Island and the metropolitan area with additional rehearsal and performance opportunities in the concert band, jazz band, and vocal jazz genres. We are committed to offering our members a high quality educational and performance-based program that will provide enriching experiences and memories that will foster a lifetime love of music.
CONCERT RECORDING ORDER INFORMATION
Posted by Becky Korn on May 4, 2015 at 5:15 pm

CONCERT RECORDINGS for the May 2nd performances, in CD and DVD format, can be ordered by copying and pasting the following into your browser.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/je0n38wmn9cjuor/nspa%205-2-15%20CD%20DVD%20Blu-ray%20order%20form.pdf?dl=0


Congratulations!!!!
Posted by Abby Behr on May 3, 2015 at 3:27 am

Congratulations to all on the outstanding set of concerts yesterday at the Madison Theatre at Molloy College! This has been a wonderful season for Nassau-Suffolk Performing Arts and we thank each of you for being part of it!

if you are a graduating senior, we wish you all the best as you begin the next chapter of your life!

For those of you returning, please sign up for an audition for next year and encourage any interested friends to do so as well!

Have a great end to the school year!


May 2 Concert Information
Posted by Zach deVries on April 4, 2015 at 9:38 am

Tickets for the May 2, 2015 concerts are available in person at the Madison Theatre (Molloy College) Box Office. There are no general admission tickets for this concert. All seating is assigned. There are no online ticket sales for these concerts. Only Adult tickets may be purchased by calling 516-323-4444.

Senior, student, NMEA and SCMEA tickets must be purchased in person at the Molloy Box Office. Tickets are $25 for Adults and $15 Students/Seniors. 

Members of SCMEA and NMEA are entitled to receive two complimentary tickets by showing their SCMEA or NMEA ID at the Box Office. Members of the Nassau-Suffolk Performing Arts ensembles are entitled to one complimentary ticket to any concert which they are not performing in by visiting the box office and showing their student ID and the concert program.

1:30pm Concert
Report Times/Sound Check:
Vocal Jazz: 12:00pm Sound Check
Youth Band: 12:30pm Report Time

4:00pm Concert
Report Times/Sound Check:
Honor Band and Concert Band: 3:00pm Report Time

7:30pm Concert
Report Times/Sound Check:
Wind Symphony: 6:00pm Report Time
Jazz Band and Jazz Ensemble: 7:00pm Report Time


Audition Registration Now Open for the 2015-2016 Season
Posted by Abby Behr on March 27, 2015 at 5:24 am

Auditions for all seven Nassau-Suffolk Performing Arts ensembles will be held in April, May and June. Students who will be in grades 5-12 in Fall 2015 are eligible to audition.

Visit the audition page for audition requirements and and registration information.


January 31 Concert CD, DVD and Photo Order Forms
Posted by Becky Korn on February 11, 2015 at 6:57 pm

If your are interested in ordering CDs, DVDs or Photos from the January 31, 2015 concerts please visit the appropriate link below:

Symphony Concert CD/DVD Form

Jazz Concert CD/DVD Form

Symphonic and Jazz Photo Order Form


Attendance Policy Reminder
Posted by Zach deVries on January 30, 2015 at 5:49 am

All absences must be reported in advance of a rehearsal. Speaking to or emailing your conductor about an upcoming absence is NOT an official notification. All attendance related issues must be sent to the proper person:

- Concert Band, Wind Symphony, Jazz Band, Jazz Ensemble, and Vocal Jazz members must contact Mrs. Korn (attendance@nassausuffolk.org) with any attendance related issues.

- Youth Band and Honor Band members must contact Mr. deVries (manager@nassausuffolk.org) with any attendance related issues.


January 31 Concert Information
Posted by Zach deVries on January 9, 2015 at 3:50 pm

The Nassau-Suffolk Winter Concerts will take place on January 31, 2015 at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post. Below, you will find sound check schedule and concert dress information for all of our ensembles. The sound checks will begin promptly at the times listed below. Students should be in their seats on stage, ready to play before the sound check begins.

Should you have any questions do not hesitate to contact Zach deVries (manager@nassausuffolk.org).

Sound Check Schedule:

1:00pm Concert - Youth Band, Honor Band and Alumni Band

Honor Band: 11:15am-11:45am

Youth Band: 12:00-12:30pm

4:00pm Concert - Concert Band and Wind Symphony

Wind Symphony: 2:30-3:00pm

Concert Band: 3:00-3:30pm

7:00pm Concert - An Evening of Jazz

Jazz Band: 4:30-5:00pm

Jazz Ensemble: 5:00-5:30pm

Vocal Jazz Ensemble: 5:30-6:30pm

Youth Band Concert Dress

Girls: Black dress pants or black dress/skirt (must be long enough to drop below the knees) with a black or white top, no jeans, leggings or Uggs.

Boys: Black dress pants, white buttoned down dress shirt with a long tie, black dress socks (no short socks please), and black dress shoes (no sneakers).

Honor Band Concert Dress

Girls: All black and dressy, no jeans, leggings or Uggs. Skirts must be to the knee or longer.

Boys: Black dress pants, white buttoned down dress shirt with a long tie, black dress socks (no short socks please), and black dress shoes (no sneakers).

Concert Band and Wind Symphony Concert Dress

Ladies: All black and dressy, no jeans, leggings or Uggs. Skirts must be to the knee or longer.

Men: Dark suit or tuxedo, white shirt with bow tie, black dress socks (no short socks please), and black dress shoes (no sneakers).

Jazz Ensembles Concert Dress

Please see your directors for specific concert dress information.

Important Concert Dress information for all ensembles

In consideration of your fellow musicians please do not wear perfume, cologne, or after shave on the day of the concerts. 

Ticket Information:

Tickets for the January 31, 2015 concerts are available in person at Tilles Center Box Office or may be purchased over the phone by calling 516-299-3100. The box office charges a fee for phone ticket orders.  There are no fees for tickets purchased at the box office.  The box office is open Monday to Saturday from 1-6pm. Tickets will also be available at the box office at 11:15am on the day of the performance. Please note that tickets cannot be purchased online.  Seating is general admission. Tickets are $25 for Adults and $15 Students/Seniors. There is a $4 surcharge for all tickets purchased by phone. There is no surcharge for tickets purchased at the box office.


Important Policy Reminders
Posted by Abby Behr on October 13, 2012 at 12:08 pm

Just a few reminders regarding the Nassau-Suffolk Performing Arts policies:

 

1. All members must register for members' email. The link can be found at the bottom left corner of our homepage. We communicate via email and it is your responsibility to check your email account.

 

2. SENIOR ENSEMBLES: All absences must be reported to Mrs. Korn, the Assistant Director. Speaking to your conductor about an upcoming absence is not official notification.  The appropriate absence notification form can be found at nassausuffolk.org. This form can be faxed to 516 538-2787, e-mailed to attendance@nassausuffolk.org or mailed to the address below.

 

JUNIOR ENSEMBLES: All absences must be reported to Mr. deVries, the Ensembles Manager. Speaking to your conductor about an upcoming absence is not official notification.  The appropriate absence notification form can be found at nassausuffolk.org. This form can be faxed to 516 538-2787 e-mailed to manager@nassausuffolk.org or mailed to the address below.

 

Nassau Suffolk Performing Arts

139 The Knoll 

Syosset, NY 11791

 

Please use phone notification only for an unexpected or unplanned absence such as illness. UNREPORTED ABSENCES WILL NOT BE EXCUSED.

 

3. Seating audition information, changes in rehearsal schedule/location, weather related cancellations, and conductor comments will be sent via email and posted at nassausuffolk.org. Remember to check your email and monitor the NSPA homepage.

 

4. WIND SYMPHONY, CONCERT BAND, HONOR BAND and YOUTH BAND MEMBERS MUST SIGN IN UPON ARRIVAL. You will be charged an absence if you have not signed in. Arrival after the downbeat will be considered a half absence. You have only two discretionary absences per concert period. School musical commitments are excused absences only if submitted on the appropriate form. 

 

5. Attendance at all Dress Rehearsals is MANDATORY. Absence from this rehearsal will only be excused if it is due to a school musical commitment or the Assistant Director or Ensembles Manager has approved the absence two weeks prior to the rehearsal.


Mailing Address for Payment of Membership Dues
Posted by Abby Behr on August 31, 2012 at 4:16 pm

Checks should be made payable to Nassau Suffolk Performing Arts and mailed to:

Nassau Suffolk Performing Arts

139 The Knoll 

Syosset, NY 11791